Being out of the house for a picnic or barbeque on warm summer days is super exciting. However, for many, this outdoor fun quickly turns into a nightmare when they are followed by wasps almost everywhere. Generally, wasps are natural pest controllers as they eat on smaller insects, but during summers they go wild and hunt for sweet foods. Now, what can you do to deal with these noisy and irritating wasps?
Dealing with wasps
To help you enjoy the upcoming summers, here we have put together a few tips that can help you detect and deal with wasps near your house. However, if you are noticing a large number of wasps at your work or residential place, there is a good chance that there is a wasp nest nearby. These nests come in a variety of sizes and can accommodate about 5000 wasps at one time. To find a wasp nest check out:
- Spaces under trees
- In the bushes
- Under the eaves
- In your garage or shed
How to stop wasps from entering your house?
If the wasp issue in your area is out of control, it is always advisable to involve a professional company for pest control Bolton. For instance, technicians of Bolton Pest Control can come and inspect your premises. They can carry out a fully guaranteed wasp nest treatment. Well, that will be the end of your wasp’s problem.
Some individuals even try to handle the situation themselves. They employ DIY wasp nest treatments and in most cases end up endangering themselves and the ones around them. The thing is, wasps are very protective of their home and thus they sting and attack those who get very close to their vicinity. So, your best chance to get rid of a big wasp nest is to involve a professional, who will do the treatment right and wear protective clothing while doing so.
Now, if you are worried that the wasps will return to an old nest next year, and thus you will have to get treatment again, don’t worry, it doesn’t happen. Wasps don’t reuse an old nest. Once treated, it doesn’t even need to be removed.
However, along with the treatment, there are many preventative measures that you can employ to ensure wasps don’t enter your home. These measures are:
- Keep doors and windows closed or use a basic fly screen to prevent wasps.
- Keep the bin shut all the time. Wasps get attracted to open bins.
- Keep the bins away from your house.
- Start looking for nests early. In the beginning, a wasp’s nest is as small as a golf ball, and thus treating and dealing with them is easier.
Lastly, when it comes to hiring a pest control company, always give importance to quality over cost. Experienced pest control technicians know everything about pest treatments and thus can ensure safe and effective measures. Also, try not to get tempted to use any DIY treatment options. They are never safe and they can cost you more in the long run.