wasp control

Soffit Exclusion with Caulking

Case Study: Wasp Removal and Pest-Proofing in Scarborough

The following case studies details a wasp removal and pest-proofing service in Scarborough, Ontario. Wasps were found buzzing around a Scarborough home and building nests, which a technician promptly removed while on site. A complete exclusion of the home was then carried out to stop the re-occurrence of nests. The exclusion performed would keep wasps,…

Bee vs Wasp vs Hornets

Bee vs Wasp vs Hornets

To differentiate between the bee, the wasp, and the hornet it is important to look at the shape and size of these three species. Bees are mostly herbivores and wasps are mostly carnivores that feed on insects. It’s also important to note, that all hornets are wasps as well. Bees and wasps are closely related…

Can Hornets Nest Underground?

Can Hornets Nest Underground?

Yes, they are able to nest underground, however, only certain species are able to. Hornets in general build nests above the ground, but the hornet is known as the Cicada Killer or Ground Hornets does. They build their nest in a preferably dry area and can be present anywhere where there is dirt. These hornets…

I have a wasps nest in my wall cavity – Call The Exterminators

Wasps construct wasps in isolated, dry, and dark areas around the house. They usually build nests that are ideally close to food sources and far away from any type of disturbances. Wasps usually make nests in abandoned sheds, under eaves, and even in the garage. Wasps make nests inside wall cavities. Some of these spots…

Can I Block the Entrance to a Wasp Nest

Can I Block the Entrance to a Wasp Nest? (NO!)

Brick walls, as they age, often get mortar holes. These holes are easy to access to come kinds of wasps that are the right size to fit in. These same wasps can enter through plastic roof vents, any opening in a roof, wall, under a deck, in an old rodent burrow or even in your…

When do wasps stop building nests?

When do wasps stop building nests?

Wasp season starts around April and to the warmer months in the summer. It is then when wasps will fully invade an area. The size of the wasp nest starts the size of a tennis ball. During hibernation, the queen will survive while other worker wasps will die off. After the remaining colony stands or…

How to Get Rid of a Wasp Nest Under the Deck

How to Get Rid of a Wasp Nest Under the Deck

Wasps come in a lot of different shapes and sizes. To understand what has infested your deck you will first need to find out what kind of wasps they are. This should be difficult if you have seen them flying around. Yellow jackets imitate bees. They look like bees with tiny waists and long legs…

What are Wasp Nests Made of

What are Wasp Nests Made of?

There are several species of wasps out there, each with their own set of behaviours and nesting techniques. The following lists how yellow jackets, mud daubers, paper wasps, and hornets build their nests. Yellow Jackets There are many wasps and Hornets, which is a colloquial saying to describe a larger more aggressive wasp, which is…

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,…