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Stinging Insects Threaten Businesses in Maui

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If you operate a resort here in Maui, the last thing you want to hear is that one of your guests was stung by a bee, wasp, or hornet. It is even worse when allergies are involved. A stinging incident can turn into a crisis quickly.

Stinging insects make their homes in many places that can make them a threat to you, your employees, and your guests. They build their nests on rooflines, inside eaves, up in rafters, and under overhangs. This brings them into close contact with guests as they lounge on balconies or enjoy outdoor areas and with employees as they retrieve items from outbuildings.

Some stinging insects build their nests in trees and holes, which can create a swarming danger if anyone gets off the beaten paths you've established. Yellow jackets and other aggressive pests will swarm when their nests are threatened, and will often pursue for several yards.

Dealing with stinging insects requires an education in entomology. There are different protocols required for bees, wasps, and hornets. Improper control of these insects will not only be ineffective, but potentially hazardous. An educated professional will also know all the regulatory requirements set forth by the Environmental Protection Agency regarding the use of pesticides, but this doesn't mean there aren't some things you and your staff can do to prevent issues.

Safety Tips for Stinging Insects

  • Make sure all exterior garbage cans are sealed. Open trash will draw stinging insects onto your property and close to your exterior walls.

  • Make sure all window and door screens are closed and in good working condition.

  • Make sure all cracks and gaps are sealed on exterior walls and foundation walls.

If you're seeing stinging insects flying around on your property, Sandwich Isle Pest Solutions can help. We employ industry-leading professionals who hold positions with the National Pest Management Association. When you need proper and effective management of stinging insects, you can trust our team of specialists to take the appropriate precautions and measures when dealing with and administering insecticides. Our technicians are aware of governmental regulations regarding all pest control protocols, and will handle your services in a way that will exceed these guidelines and ensure the safety of your customers and your employees.

When you have Sandwich Isle Pest Solutions take care of stinging insects, you can also have them take care of all the other invasive pests that cause issues for your business. Pest threats cause many different consequences: property damage, illness, lawsuits, workmen's compensation, missed workdays, reduced worker morale, customer dissatisfaction, bad reviews, and more. Protect your business with the highest standard of pest management available in Maui. Reach out to us today and start the conversation.

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