Just about everything you need to know about wasps & how to get rid of them!

Know your enemy! Wasps can cause havoc and even hospital visit\\\\\\\'s so it\\\\\\\'s vital that you know what you are dealing with when it comes to a wasp nest. More »

Wasps can help grow crops!

Parasitic wasps are increasingly used in agricultural pest control as they prey mostly on pest insects and have little impact on crops. More »

Nests in roof voids are very common!

Wasps have a habit of finding access points under roof tiles and roof flashing, particularly around dormer windows, they often nest at the point where the dormer roof meets the main roof. More »

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The nests of some social wasps, such as hornets, are first constructed by the queen and reach about the size of a walnut before sterile female workers take over construction. More »

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Social Wasp Caste Structure

Not all social wasps have castes that are physically different in size and structure. In many polistine paper wasps and stenogastrines, for example, the castes of females are determined behaviorally, through dominance

Social wasp reproductive cycle (temperate species only)

Wasps do not reproduce via mating flights like bees. Instead social wasps reproduce between a fertile queen and male wasp; in some cases queens may be fertilized by the sperm of several

Solitary Wasps

The nesting habits of solitary wasps are more diverse than those of social wasps. Mud daubers and pollen wasps construct mud cells in sheltered places typically on the side of walls. Potter

Wasp Nests In Air Bricks

Wasps very often make their nests behind air bricks and these are the very easiest for an amateur to destroy. Although the wasps are entering the air brick, the nest may be

Wasp Nests At High Levels

Sometimes, although a nest may be in a roof void, you have no access to get to it, you then need to attack from outside the roof void. The best piece of

Wasp Nests In The Ground

Wasps very often nest in the ground and these nests are very easy to deal with, however, care is still required and sometimes it may be best to tackle a busy one

Wasp Nests In Eaves

House eaves are probably the most common place for wasps to nest and cause problems. When wasps are seen coming to and from the eaves of your home this would normally indicate

Wasp Nests In Roof Voids

Wasp killer powder/dust is always our preference in dealing with nearly all wasp nests but using a the dust straight from the pack on a hanging nest in a roof void is

Wasp Nests In Bushes

Firstly, stand about 15 feet from the nest and watch to determine if the wasps have an in and an out flight path, it is usually best to stand in the outward

Social Wasps

Social wasp colonies often have populations of between three and ten thousand female workers at maturity, although a small proportion of nests are seen on a regular basis that are over three