COVID-19 Update
Safeguard Pest Solutions is now open and operating as an essential workforce.

For everyone’s safety, we are practicing social distancing and all Executive Shelter-in-Place orders. We’re all in this together, and we want to thank you for your continued trust in us. The health and well-being of your home and family is our top priority. To help mitigate the spread of coronavirus, Safeguard Pest Solutions will continue to provide top quality pest control services while adhering to all official safety guidelines.

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Bees & Wasps

We Specialize In Bee, Wasp, Yellow-Jacket And Ground Bee Hive Removal.

We Don’t Kill Honey Bees
We Professionaly Relocate Them

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Bees, Wasps, Yellow Jackets

When bees, hornets, and wasps choose to make their hives in the wrong place they put us in danger. They are aggressively territorial. Bees will protect the hive with their lives. A beehive in or around your home will put you, your children, pets, and visitors could be in for some trouble.

Safeguard Pest Solutions knows how to deal with bee and wasp problems. We specialize in bee, hornet and wasp hive removal. Give us a call and we’ll be happy to get rid of hives in and around your property.

Bees, Wasps, Yellow Jackets

When bees, hornets, and wasps choose to make their hives in the wrong place they put us in danger. They are aggressively territorial. Bees, hornets, and wasps will protect the hive with their lives. A hive in or around your home will put you, your children, pets, and visitors could be in for some trouble.

Safeguard Pest Solutions knows how to deal with bee and wasp problems. We specialize in bee, hornet and wasp hive removal. Give us a call and we’ll be happy to get rid of hives in and around your property.

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Bee, Hornets, and Wasps Stings

Stings can cause painful swelling and redness in the area around the skin. Stingers inject a small amount of venom into your skin. Over time the swelling is reduced and the pain turns to itching. The biggest threat to having a hive in your yard is the risk of multiple stings! When bees, hornets, & wasps feel threatened they attack. All of them! An attack from a hive can lead to dozens of stings all over your body making it hard to remove the stingers. A stinger can continue to inject venom for up to a minute after a person has been stung.

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Allergies

Bees, hornets, and wasps present a big risk for people with sting allergies. These allergies range from mild to severe allergic reactions. A small minority of people, approximately 5 – 7.5% will experience a severe allergic reaction to insect stings in their lifetime. A severe allergic reaction to stings can lead to nausea and vomiting, a weak or rapid pulse, swollen tongue or throat, loss of consciousness and even death.

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Aggression

Bees, hornets, & wasps sting as a form of aggression. When a hive feels threatened they will swarm the perceived threat. Keep your distance if you find a hive in your yard. Make sure children and visitors are aware of the hive and know to keep their distance. Loud lawnmowers and other outdoor tools can also instigate a hive swarm and sting you. If you encounter an aggressive hive seek shelter indoors immediately and call a professional!

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Removing a Hive

With the population of bees, hornets, & wasps currently on the decline, it is important to protect them. If you find a hive in an area where there isn’t any traffic, and no one in your home is allergic to bees, hornets, & wasps, you may consider leaving the hive alone. If you do decide to remove the hive you should never remove the hive yourself. Bees, hornets, & wasps are incredibly territorial and will attack any threat quickly. This makes removing a hive incredibly dangerous and should always be handled by a professional!

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Mud Dauber

Mud Daubers, or Mud Wasps, is a name commonly used to describe wasps that build their nests from mud. The Mud Dauber has 6 legs. It is long and slender with a thing, thread-like, waist. Most resemble long slender wasps about .5 to 1 inch (25mm) in length.

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Carpenter Bees

Often referred to as Wood Bees, or Wood Burrowing Bees are a common bee found in West Michigan. Carpenter bees are often confused with Bumble Bees.

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Sting Treatment

Wash the sting area with soap and water. This not only removes any dirt but will also disinfect the area preparing it for possible further first aid. The area around the sting will turn red. It will possibly burn a little bit and swell up. 

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Honey Bees

n the off chance that you have undesirable honey bees around your home, you can contact a neighborhood beekeeper who might have the option to eliminate the honey bees without killing them. 

Pest Elimination Program

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The PEP program is designed to keep bugs where they belong – outside of your home! The PEP Service targets the exact treatment formula and rotation schedule needed to keep your home free from pesky home invaders such as ants, stink bugs, spiders, wasps, Japanese beetles and more

Wood Destroying Insects Report

Wood destroying insects like termites, carpenter ants, wood-boring beetles, carpenter bees, and powder post beetles can cause serious structural problems to your home or business that are costly to repair. Get this free report to learn more and keep your home or business safe from damage.

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