1. Are Mud Daubers a Problem?

    Mud daubers are often seen buzzing around homes, but are not particularly dangerous. They are about ¾ to 1 inch long. Some are black, while others have yellow markings or can even be a shiny blue-black color. The most obvious difference between other wasps and mud daubers is that mud daubers have a long, narrow waist that connects the thorax to the abdomen. Mud daubers are solitary, not social, i…Read More

  2. What To Do About Wasps!

    There are a variety of wasps around Texas, with many of these also found in Austin. While they can look intimidating, most wasps are actually harmless to people unless threatened, and they help control the pest population as predators of numerous other insects. For that reason it is not necessary to treat every wasp or nest you see around your home. However, having wasps near an entrance or where …Read More