Wasps and bees are often referred to collectively as “bees”, though they are very different insects. Both are beneficial to humans, but both are also nuisances and, for some people, can cause death. When these insects move in and begin to nest in and around your home, it’s time to call the professionals.
First, know what you’re facing. Bees are fat and furry. Honey bees pollinate 80% our crops and gardens by dragging pollen around on their flat hind legs. Bumblebees pollinate native prairie plants. They only feed on nectar and pollen from flowers, though they can also be found in trash cans that contain sugary soft-drinks. They like the sugary foods.