Wasps can be found around homes during the autumn months of the year. Wasp problems occur because they typically make wasp nests in openings and on exterior furniture and light fixtures. They will also set up residence under light fixtures, deck railings and eaves of homes creating even more wasp problems and wasp damage.
Identifying Wasp Problems
There are several species of paper wasps. They generally range from ¼ inch to ½ inch in size. They may be of various colors and sizes. Their nest can be an identification feature as it usually hangs upside down with the brood cells exposed. Their nests are generally small with fewer than 100 wasps. They are not usually aggressive unless they are disturbed.
Locating Wasp Infestations
Wasp infestations can make nests in openings and on exterior furniture and light fixtures, under deck railings, under the eaves of structures. The queens can over winter inside structures in the attic area and may become active during warm days in winter, commonly flying to windows. Wasp problems are attracted to lights but generally are not active at night.
Questions to Ask About Wasp Problems
- Where have you seen them?
- Have you had this problem before? When?
- Is there access to your attic?
- Are you or family members allergic to stings?
Wasp Infestation Inspection Tips
- Check for old nests around structure
- Check for dead wasps in structure try to identify species
- Check window sills and spider webs
How to Get Rid of Wasps
Getting rid of wasps can be tricky since they tend to build their nests in unique places. Our green wasp control experts will assess the wasp problem and any wasp bee damage prior to using environmentally friendly pest control methods. They will then work with you to establish an effective and long-lasting wasp control plan, providing you with peace of mind when it comes to these potential unwelcome wasp infestations.
Wasp problems are most noticeable during the fall, when wasps are notorious for disrupting outdoor activities, especially when food or drinks are available. One way to implement wasp control is to keep food or drinks covered while outdoors, which will help to get rid of wasps when they are searching for food. It is important to take extra caution when shooing away wasps to prevent stings or other wasp problems. It is best to contact a wasp control specialist to safely provide wasp removal.
Wasp Control & Wasp Removal
The experts at specialize in safe wasp control and wasp removal solutions. Sometimes it is difficult to implement wasp control, particularly when the wasp nests are concealed or difficult to access. We know effective methods for getting rid of wasps, how to get rid of wasp nests, and preventing wasps from building future nests in the same location. In order to protect you and your family from getting stung during wasp removal, it is best to contact an expert who has the proper gear and wasp control solutions.
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