Thirdly, where is the nest? Depending on where the nest is, you may have a choice of different methods and products you can use for removal. If the nest is in a location where you can light a fire underneath the best, you can suffocate the wasps in the nest by the smoke from a fire. If this is not possible, their are many other products that are available that can be sprayed on the nest and will kill all the wasps inside. It is always best to read and understand all the instructions provided with any product purchased for wasps removal. If your type of wasps are the ground dwelling type and has a nest in a hole in the ground, fuel can be poured down the hole, then with a wet rag, the entrance should be blocked stopping any of the wasps escaping. The fumes from the fuel will suffocate the wasps inside of the nest.
If at any time you feel uncomfortable with the removal of wasps, a professional should be contacted to take over the job.
Did You Know?
Did you know the following facts about wasps - hornets?
- Fact One - Wasps are not bees.
- Fact Two - Wasps can create a nest out of wood or mud where bees make their nests from honey.
- Fact Three - Wasps are most aggressive from August to October.
- Fact Four - They eat insects, food and rubbish.
- Fact Five - Wasps become inactive at night.
- Fact Six - They are normally found in their nest.
- Fact Seven - They are very sensitive to light.
- Fact Eight - They eat caterpillars.
- Fact Nine - Male wasps don't have a stinger.
- Fact Ten - Females have the stinger and it is also their sex organ.
- Fact Eleven - Females protect the nest.
- Fact Twelve - Not all female wasps are fertile.