JNJ Pest Control - Newburgh NY - Such a great job in todays heat!

Real Estate Agent with Shahar Management

This past week I noticed bees had built a nest in a tree that was pretty close to our house and driveway.  It had sprung up rather quickly as it was not there 2 or 3 weeks ago.  The size was enormous and seemed to have a tremendous amount of activity. 

hornet nest

After getting a better look at the "bees" we realized they weren't bees at all but hornets and very aggressive hornets.  From a distance it looked like there was one main point of entry where the hornets were coming and going.   Up close with a camera lens you could see they were coming and going from 8 different holes in the nest.  This was definitely a problem that had to be eradicated for our safety as well as our pets. 

I reached out to JNJ Pest Control on the recommendation of a friend and was told they could come out today.  Wow what service!  Here is a picture of the nest right before he got to work.  As you can see there is a lot more activity.

Bees Nest, Hornets, Black and white Hornets

Unfortunately today it is close to 100 degrees outside so he not only has to battle thousands of bees but the heat as well.  I went in the house as he climbed into his suit.  I was able to snap only 1 picture because none of the windows of the house look out on the actual nest.

hornets, bees, bees nest

Once he got near it the noise and the swarming was just unbelievable so I was only able to catch glimpses from way on the other side of my house because they were swarming around him and that end of my house.  He was able to get it sprayed and removed from up in the tree so within 24 hours they should all be gone thank goodness!  Thanks to John and the great job he did!

I would recommend JNJ for any of your pest removal/control concerns whether residential or commercial!

JNJ Pest Control Newburgh NY

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Comments (9)

Brad MacKenzie
Brad MacKenzie - Duxbury, MA
Turning Houses into Homes on the South Shore

That's a lot of excitement. A true beehive of activity in your neighborhood!

Sep 11, 2013 03:13 AM
Bruce Walter
Keller Williams Realty Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana - West Lafayette, IN

Hi Debra, you sure did the right thing by calling JNJ Pest Control in Newburgh, New York!  Only a fool like myself would try and do something like that on one's own.  (Have done so twice and dodged the stings!) 

Glad everything is OK, and that is great that they could come out so quickly!  Hope you get relief from your heat soon!

Sep 11, 2013 03:14 AM
Patty Da Silva, Davie, Southwest Ranches Cooper City, Plantation, Weston, REALTOR
BROKER of Green Realty Properties® - 954-667-7253 - Davie, FL
Top Listing Broker

It looks like not only the bees are busy in New York. Happy for you that you got it in control now Debra.

Sep 11, 2013 03:53 AM
Sharon Tara
Sharon Tara Transformations - Portsmouth, NH
New Hampshire Home Stager

I don't blame you at all for staying clear while he did his job!  I would have been far away!  Glad to hear the nest, and it's nasty occupents, is gone!

Sep 11, 2013 06:12 AM
William Johnson
Retired - La Jolla, CA
Retired Real Estate Professional
Hi Debra, That is a terrific photo story and the photos really capture the talents of the hornets as homebuilders. Beautiful photos.
Sep 11, 2013 03:25 PM
Debbie Walsh
Shahar Management - Middletown, NY
Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036

Brad - Truly!  Glad they are GONE!

Bruce - I was considering waiting for the cooler weather as I know it is not far away but it got bigger just in the last 24 hours so I just got rid of it because if we left it I knew we would have warm weather for the next few months.  ;-)

Patty - Thanks Patty - me too!

Sharon - I was afraid to even be near the window - LOL

William - Thanks and yes it is truly one of the wonders of nature. 

Sep 11, 2013 09:17 PM
Jennifer Fivelsdal
JFIVE Home Realty LLC | 845-758-6842|162 Deer Run Rd Red Hook NY 12571 - Rhinebeck, NY
Mid Hudson Valley real estate connection

Debra so glad this was taken care of.  Now you can have a lovely weekend.

Sep 13, 2013 11:18 AM
Nick T Pappas
Assoc. Broker/Broker ABR, CRS, SFR, e-Pro, @Homes Realty Group, @HomesBirmingham & Providence Property Mgmnt, LLC Hun... - Huntsville, AL
Madison & Huntsville Alabama Real Estate Resource
Debbie, that is quite a hive! I had to call a company to get rid of a large bee hive in my attic once...that was too close for comfort.
Sep 14, 2013 12:50 PM
Debbie Walsh
Shahar Management - Middletown, NY
Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036

Jenn - What a relief it was!

Nick - Years ago we had one of those and yes they are definitely scary too!

Oct 09, 2013 01:19 AM