What Can I Spray to Keep Wasps Away?

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Being outside with your family and friends on a hot day is what many people enjoy, however, this enjoyment can be cut short when you realize that you’re also sharing this space with different bugs, which can sting, disturb, or bother you.

A standout amongst the most widely recognized and most despised is the wasp. They’re common during the spring and summer months when you want to go outside, they easily fly into homes through the windows or open doors and can quickly sting you or your family members if you get too close to it. Call our expert wasp removal Toronto services.

Whether you’re allergic to a wasp’s sting or not, the pain can be excruciating and irritating. Here are some easy to make sprays to ensure that you remain sting-free and keep those pesky wasps away.

Home Solution Sprays to Keep Wasps Away

1. Soap and water

A simple combination of soap and water sprayed on wasp nests will help to keep them away from your property. Research has shown that the soap will immediately begin to affect the wasps’ breathing. This chemically-free option can also be ideal for the environment.

2. Vinegar and water

If a wasp managed to make its way into your home, car, or any other area that is a little too close for comfort, then you can try this mixture to promptly get rid of the wasp. Mix equal parts of vinegar and water into a bottle and then spray the solution directly towards the troublesome wasp.

3. Essential oils

Studies have shown that several essential oils are an effective way to get rid of wasps. A mixture of lemongrass, clove, and geranium will make a powerful repellent spray. Simply add a few drops of each of these oils to a spray bottle. As a preventative method, you can also spray this mixture on your door and around your window frames to keep these pests at bay and prevent them from entering your home.

4. Spicy solution

Chili peppers can also help to repel wasps and if you have them in your home, they’ll come in very handy. Chop two peppers and place into three cups of water, before boiling the mixture. Boil it for just a few minutes, until the chilis properly infuse into the water, and then let it cool. This spicy solution can be used to spray in or outside your home where wasps are being troublesome.

Wasps, like many bugs, are an important part of our ecosystem, however, if you’re allergic to their sting, their presence can put your life at risk. Try some of these easy solutions to help protect you and your family. If you notice that wasps have set up a whole nest in your backyard, it can be difficult to get rid of them on your own, especially since a single nest can contain thousands of them. If this is your predicament, for you and your family’s safety, ensure that you call our Exterminator Toronto company to help you get rid of these pests.

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Joe The Exterminator
Joe The Exterminator

Joe is a professional pest control exterminator with over 15 years of experience and enjoys sharing his knowledge about different pests and how you can deal with them.