wasp/hornet nest

Old 09-12-15, 07:21 AM
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wasp/hornet nest

Hi I have what appears to be a small nest of wasps under slating on my front wall.

The insects appear to be small wasps, as yet only fly at you without stinging.

I'd rather not leave them so advice on removal would be much appreciated.

Is spraying in the evening the only way?


Old 09-12-15, 08:51 AM
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I think there's a smoke, or maybe even in an aerosol, that can be used to put them to sleep while you take the hive off and either dispose of it, or relocate it.

I think we used something from Bee Keeping supplies when we had a similar problem a few years ago.
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Can you see the nest? If not then you are shooting in the dark, literally. If it is an upside-down paper nest that is typical of wasps then an aerosol of the type made for bees that shoots a jet spray would do well. Dusk would be a good time to treat as you can still see what you’re doing but they should be on the nest. If it is yellow jackets then they are probably deeper in the wall as they like protected void nests.

Hope this helps.

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