There are many different reasons flying insects may want to be near your home. Flies can be attracted by garbage. They smell the decay of the food and are more than happy to stick nearby. Puddles of water or other moist areas are a place where insects can drink or lay eggs. Locations on the house itself, such as eaves, attics, or wall voids can become a great location for wasps or bees to build nests.
However, all of these things mean that an abundance of pests can invade your home. In some cases, such as wasps or bees, the results can be extremely problematic if the nest gets too big. All it takes is a single disturbance and the entire colony will be out in force.
If you do notice bees or wasps flying in and out of an area within or near your home, you should contact an exterminator such as Hopper Environmental Services for professional assistance instead of attempting to assess the size of the nest on your own. Sometimes it is easy to see when something is attempting to build a new nest, such as paper wasps, and the tiny beginnings of the nest can be destroyed before it goes any further.
Remember, many flying insects can either sting or bite. Some are more painful than others and can even induce powerful allergic reactions. Pests such as flies are not aggressive at all whereas bees or wasps can become very aggressive when defending their nests or themselves.
You can keep these pests away by fixing any faulty plumbing that may be leaking, removing garbage on a daily basis and keeping trashcans clean and tightly sealed, installing screens, and repairing cracks in siding, windows, or doors.
For a more thorough examination of how to pest-proof your home, contact the Arkansas pest control experts at Hopper. They can show you where flying insects are likely to congregate and provide you with the information and help you need in order to keep them out in the wild where they belong.