Wasps are a complete pain, make sure you do not confuse them with hornets or bees though. They tend to be aggressive and will not give a second thought to delivering a painful sting to any human that gets in their way. If you happen to be allergic to wasps, they could be lethal for you. Hornets are bad news, just like wasps. Bees, on the other hand, make honey and are less likely to be aggressive.
Why Did Wasps Invade My Property?
You might not realize it, but your home is full of goodies that wasps just love. Wasps are known to be into sweets and will look for soda and juice out of the garbage if given a chance. They also need water which they have easy access to from any house. While they are one of the coolest looking insects out there, don’t be fooled, they pack an attitude and do not make good roommates.
How to Eliminate Wasps
The first thing you need to do is find out where they are hiding out, which will most likely be found in the sunrise side of your house get the morning sunlight to warm them while avoiding the higher temperatures of the evening. You may find their nest under your rain gutter or in any other nook where they can make their home. They usually make them out of the paper they forage and build with.
Something to keep in mind is that yellow jackets are daytime creatures; at night, they tend to become less active and easier to deal with. This is probably the best time of the day to get rid of yellow jackets.
If you decide to try to get on the offensive yourself, make sure you wear protection. The wasps will likely attack you fiercely. If you have never been stung by a wasp, you will be surprised how much punch is packed into such a little creature. It is common for people to try to get rid of them, only to get stung and give up. This can be worse as you have now alerted the wasps to your presence and made yourself a known enemy they will attack every time. How to get rid of wasps without having to worry about being attacked? The simplest and most effective solution is to call California pest control. Leave it to the licensed professionals and save yourself the hassle.
The Wasp’s Life Cycle
In spring, yellow jackets need protein and will be interested in meat and the like. The Queen always mates when summer is ending and then goes on to hide during the cold winter. While in hiding, the Queen will lay eggs and establish the colony. A colony can reach a staggering number of 15,000 as the season ends. If given a choice, late sprint or the start of summer would be the ideal time to get rid of a colony.
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