Complete our online form and one of our Pest Control Officers will be in touch to offer advice or discuss treatment options. If you woud like to arrange an appointment please call our Customer Service Team on 01530 454545.
£57.50 will cover 1 visit (free to people receiving some benefits).
£28.75 for the treatment of a second/additional wasp nest at same property (The treatment of the second wasp nest must be carried out at the same visit as the initial treatment).
£28.75 call out fee will be charged if treatment is not needed.
£109 will cover 1 visit.
£54.50 call out fee will be charged if treatment is not needed.
Signs of Wasps
- Wasps will form nests in soil banks, roof spaces, wall cavities and trees.
- Nests are made from chewed wood mixed with the wasp's saliva and is usually a pale beige/grey colour.
- A wasp nest can contain anywhere between 3,000 to 5,000 individuals and be over 30cm in diameter.
- A number of wasps entering and exiting one location.
- In early Spring or during a mild Winter, the larger queen wasps may be seen.
- Check your loft for small holes and gaps as this is the most common way wasps gain entry.
- Wasps do not like light so discourage future nest building by adding light to small areas where you have previously had a nest.
- Inspect your loft frequently to check for any new signs of a nest.
- Keep bagged refuse and lidded bins with potential food sources away from your house.
- There are various products available on the market for destroying wasp nests, you should always read the label.
- Self-treatment of wasp nests is best done at dusk, the wasps are less active.
- If the nest is in a wall cavity or in a hole in the ground this can be treated using an Insect Powder. Treat in the early evening, you may have to repeat this process over 1 or 2 nights.
Last updated: Wed 7 August, 2019 @ 13:46