Wasp Exterminator Cost (How Much Do Exterminators Charge?)

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We all like DIY solutions when possible, but sometimes an infestation can be too dangerous to tackle alone. Depending on the type of wasp, this is especially true. While there are peaceful solitary species such as paper wasps and mud wasps, communal wasps (including bald-faced hornets and yellow jackets) can cover you in painful stings … Read more

Hornet Nest vs Wasp Nest (How to Spot the Difference)

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Bees, wasps, and hornets – three stinging insect types that can pose a lot of problems when they set up home on your property. But while bees can certainly sting, it’s the wasps and hornets most people fear. However, when you find a nest on your property, it’s not always easy to tell just what … Read more

Does Soapy Water Kill Wasps and Yellow Jackets?

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Wasps and yellow jackets are very helpful in the garden since they feed on insects that could harm your veggies, but we obviously do not want them to nest near our houses. Unlike their more docile cousins the bees, wasps can sting you multiple times if you disturb them. But when there’s a wasp nest … Read more

How to Get Rid of Mud Daubers (Mud Wasps)

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Have you ever gone outside and noticed a strange mud structure on the side of your home or shed? These nests can be quite attractive or rather unsightly, depending on the species that made it, but they all contain critters that look very similar to wasps. That’s because they’re mud dauber nests. There’s a lot … Read more

How to Get Rid of Wasps (and Keep Them Away)

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Popular throughout the 1980s, parents were usually mortified when they found a WASP infestation in their teenagers’ bedrooms. Unfortunately, more recent generations have only known the smaller, stingier type. But you might be surprised to learn that not all wasps are created equal and it’s not always best to get rid of wasps. There are … Read more

Do Wasps Sleep at Night? (Can They Attack After Dark?)

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You’ve likely heard countless times that you should attack wasp nests at dusk. But are the wasps really all asleep in the nest at night, or are they secretly waiting to strike any invaders? Knowing when wasps are least active gives you the best chance of taking out an entire wasp nest when dealing with … Read more

Wasp Bombs & Foggers (Effective for Wasps & Yellow Jackets?)

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Bug bombs are very popular when it comes to dealing with a pest infestation inside your house. They’re cheap, effective, and easy to use. By using two to three foggers at a time in your house, you can get rid of many different household pests simultaneously. Now, we know that they work well on fleas, … Read more

Does Peppermint Oil Repel Wasps, Yellow Jackets, and Hornets?

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No one wants wasps flying near their home as these insects are dangerous and can sting you multiple times. So, how do you get rid of a wasp nest when you discover one near your home? The obvious choice would be some commercial wasp killing spray or wasp traps but in many cases, you don’t … Read more