Wasps

How to get rid of a hornet nest

How to Get Rid of a Hornet Nest

Depending on the type of hornets that have invaded your property, they may build their nests in walls, ceilings, rotted tree stumps, grill, under your deck or even in a tree in your garden. You should note that if you have ground hornets in your property, their nests cannot be removed, and the best plan…

How to Prevent Wasp Nests from Coming Back

How to Prevent Wasp Nests from Coming Back

Prevention is by far the best way of keeping wasps out of your property and home. Wasps have a tendency of flying in and out of property especially during summer. In case your home or property has favourable conditions for nesting, they might just move in. It’s therefore important that you remove any unwanted food…

How to Get Rid of a Hornet Nest

How to Get Rid of a Hornet Nest

Hornets and Wasps play a very crucial role in our environment. They feed on other insects, and these keep the population of insects in check. For most of the part, hornets do their job really well. But it’s when we cross paths with them that things often get out of hand. Getting stung by a hornet…

What Do Wasps Do During the Day?

What Do Wasps Do During the Day?

Most people don’t have anything good to say about wasps. They sting, they cause havoc during summer, and they are extremely aggressive and territorial when provoked. However, wasps just like any other living creature have a life and a busy one for that matter. Wasps are diurnal insects meaning they are active during the day…

Getting Rid of Wasps in your Yard

Getting Rid of Wasps in your Yard

Wasps can mess your whole outdoor experience, and since they come out in large numbers during summer, it could be the difference between enjoying a good barbecue in your yard with friends and nursing a nasty sting on a perfect sunny afternoon. Getting rid of wasps in your yard is a risky affair, that is…

Wasp Nest Under Front Steps

Wasp Nest Under Front Steps

Warm weather naturally brings a bust of buzzing insects, among them are wasps. When we see a weird muddy or paper looking mass stuck in our living spaces the first instinct is to poke it. Children get ten times curious than adults, but destroying a wasp nest without proper information of what you are doing…

Wasp Nests in the Ground

Wasp Nests in the Ground

Most people would imagine a wasp nest under a shed, roof ceiling or tree, but did you know that some wasps build their nests in the ground? These wasps are known as ground wasps, sand wasps or digger wasps. Getting rid of a wasp nest is a tricky business, and if you are brave enough,…

Wasp Nest in Ground – How to Kill a Wasp Nest in the Ground

Ground wasps can become a nuisance, especially if they build their nest just too close to your home. Their stings are very dangerous to allergic people and children. Therefore, once you realize that ground wasps have built a nest or colonized a burrow in your backyard, the most prudent thing is to dig out the…

Do Wasps Have Any Natural Predators?

Wasps are carnivores and prey on small insects and bugs including spiders, grasshoppers, bees and most pest insects. The wasps sting the prey to paralyze it before consuming or carrying it off to the nest to be fed to the offspring. Despite being vicious carnivores, wasps are part of the food chain and do have a…

How to Get Rid of a Wasp Nest – Why Hire a Professional

If you have a problem with wasps either in your house or business, it can be real trouble. You might be tempted to try and solve this yourself, but this is not recommended. Carry on reading to discover why you should hire a professional to get rid of wasps nests. You can do all the…