The most famous kind of stinging insect here in the U.S., the honeybee, isn’t actually native to our area. It was brought to the U.S. by European settlers a long time ago.
Today, the honeybee and its other cousin-bee species that live here have an important role to play in keeping us healthy. However, I think we can all agree that their important role is best played outdoors. When bees and wasps come inside our homes, they can actually cause more problems than just a sting.
In this infographic, Foundation Repair of Western Colorado takes a look at how these insects harm homes in Colorado each year.
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