Things to Avoid When Removing Wasp Nests

» Posted by on Mar 9, 2020 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The existence of a wasp nest usually causes property owners to handle removing the nest and do things on their own. But, it’s greatly recommended for you to never try removing a nest of a wasp if you don’t have assistance from the experts since this could be more dangerous than beneficial. Instead, you should immediately contact a wasp professional who is trained in the field of removing a wasp nest. You have to be really cautious once you try to remove wasp nests and here are some things you must never do if you attempt to do so: 

Destroying the wasp using a baseball bats 

One of the most talked-about methods of removing wasp nest is to destroy it with a racket, a bat or any other item. Attempting to eliminating a wasp nest in this manner will only pose you at the head on risk to get stung, not only once but several times. This could especially be risky if you’re allergic to the stings of the wasps, which could lead you to have an anaphylactic shock. This can also be deadly as well if it gets worse. 

Burning the wasp’s nest 

It is a bad idea to get rid of a wasp nest using fire. This is not only a hazardous task to do, but it is also one of those ways to eliminate wasps that do not work. Wasp nest is made out of a paper-like substance elicited by chewing wood into a pulp, which makes it even more flammable. Due to this, setting a wasp nest on fire won’t only cause your property to catch fire, you can also get painful burns. Aside from that, burning a wasp nest is also problematic since it’s not an efficient means of controlling the problem of wasp infestation since it does not entirely kill the wasps. Rather, it will only make the remaining wasps within the nest to be even more violent and also those wasps who are out looking for food, which leads them to attack you or any bystanders they see. 

Using water 

Usually, using water is recognized as another way to remove the nest of wasps. But, flooding a wasp nest is not an effective measure of getting rid of them at all. Depending on where the nest is positioned, utilizing water to get rid of the nest could further damage your house. For instance, once the wasp nest within your attic and you try to get rid of their nest by flooding your attic with water, it can only cause your attic, ceiling plasterboards, and attic beams to be damaged. Attempting to flood a nest will not help in removing all of the inhabiting wasps in the hive. The effects are the same as trying to burn it with fire, which means that wasp will turn out to be more vicious and they will start to attack. This will leave you with a lot of painful stings. 

After all this information, the conclusion all leads us to realize that removing a wasp nest should be done by the experts. If you are looking for professional wasp exterminators and to for any home pest inspection, contact Allied Pest Control now. 

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