Here at South Dorset Pest Control, we understand the concern of wasp infestation in your home. Dealing with wasp nests can be dangerous as they can sting multiple times, unlike bees who only sting once. That’s why we advise you to call the professionals here and see exactly what we can do for you. With a qualified and experienced team who are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; we pride ourselves on providing our clients with the best customer service, our professionalism and our experience and knowledge.
Wasp Nest Removal
Before you attempt to get rid of the wasp nest in your home yourself, take into account that they will instinctively attack anyone that ventures too near to their nest. Here at South Dorset Pest Control we can get rid of any wasp nests you may have no matter how small or large they may be.
When they feel as though danger is appearing in their habitat they start appearing in yours.
Removing a wasp nest can be very dangerous. Wasps inside the nest are more likely to feel threatened and then become aggressive. This could result in them stinging you in order to protect their nest and young.
- At South Dorset Pest Control we offer a complete professional wasp control solution.
- All our treatments ensure effective control of the wasp nest.
- All our technicians have special protective gear to help them keep safe during the process of the treatment.
- We also offer expert advice to help with problems that may arise in the future.
Signs Of A Wasp Nest
Wasps make their nests from chewed wood pulp and saliva which gives them distinctive papery walls. Nests are usually built in sheltered spots with easy access to the outside. The easiest way to locate a wasp nest is to carefully watch the flight path of returning wasps, the number of wasps will increase in the summer so this will become easier.
If you are still struggling to figure out if you have a wasp nests in or around your home, give us a call today and speak to a member of our team.
Types of Wasps
Did you know there are approximately 9,000 species of wasp in the UK?
These include the parasitic wasps, some of which are so tiny, they can barely be seen without a microscope. 250 of these are the larger wasps which have a stinger and only nine of these are social wasps which form large nests. The majority cause no upset to humans. Here are the most common types of wasps in the UK:
- Common Wasp – These wasps can be up to 20mm long and have an anchor shape on its face.
- German Wasp – Look out for these wasps in the hollow of trees or in the ground, they are up to 20mm long and have three black spots on its face.
- Red Wasp – This species of wasp is 11-18mm long and found in rural environments.