Preventing and eliminating bees, wasps, hornets and other flying insects that sting

Controlling Bees and Wasps on a Budget

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Getting Rid of Hornets

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Looking for ways to eliminate hornets? TDS readers share their tips and tricks on how to get rid of these pesky critters!

How to Get Rid of Wasps

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"Wasps love to build their nests near our back door. Is there an easy way to not only get rid of them, but also to keep them from returning? I'm tired of worrying about the kids getting bit by wasps!"

How to Control Swarming Bees

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If you are having a continual problem with bees, regular treatments can get pricey. Use one or more of these methods to get rid of bees for a lot less than paying a professional.

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Carpenter Bees

Joann Barnes

Last spring, we noticed several bees hovering around our deck. They looked like bumblebees. We avoided them when they hovered too close to the kids' play area. Later in the summer, we had to tear down our deck due to aging wood that was splitting. That is when we received our education on carpenter bees. Here is what we learned.

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