Safe Wasp Nest Removal

Call Redi-National if you are experiencing problems with wasps in your home and live in and around the Seattle, WA area. Our wasp control experts are ready at a moment’s notice to tackle any wasp issue you may have. Wasps tend to become very aggressive in the late summer and fall and will sting without being provoked. This is why we advise that if you see a nest in your house or commercial property, you contact Redi-National immediately so we can take care of the problem the same day.

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How Do I Get Rid Of Wasps?

Although they are generally considered pests, wasps can be beneficial to humanity. A few species function as pollinators, while others help to control insect populations that prey on crops. But, because they are aggressive and stings can cause severe allergic reactions, it isn’t safe to have them around residential or commercial areas. If you are having issues with wasps or bees, call one of our wasp control experts, and they will assist you immediately.

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Common Wasps in The Seattle Region

Yellow Jackets are well known for stinging people and are the most commonly encountered in Washington. Wasps, unlike bees, are narrow and smooth and shiny. They mostly prey on insects, including caterpillars, flies, and crickets. They also love to seek out human food and garbage and are usually seen at picnics and campgrounds around Seattle and surrounding areas. Wasps establish a new nest each spring and rarely re-use their old nests, and they love to build their nest in attics of garages, barns, and sheds. If you have been stung, the Washington State Department of Health offers tips on how to treat the sting on their site.

Paper wasps are less aggressive than yellowjackets and don’t usually sting humans unless their nest is close to humans. Paper wasps are similar in appearance to yellowjackets but are slightly darker and are more slender with longer legs. Their nests can house nearly 250 wasps. We usually recommend that a nest on your property call a professional to remove the nest to avoid being stung.

Frequently asked questions

It is possible to remove a wasps’ nest by yourself, but it is not recommended. The best way to remove a wasp’s nest is to call a professional pest control technician.

Wasp nests can be very dangerous, and if you are not familiar with the proper safety procedures for dealing with them, you could get injured. A professional pest control technician will have the experience and expertise necessary to safely remove a wasp’s nest.

A wasp nest can last for a few months or even longer, depending on the species of wasp. Some nests have been known to last for several years. The lifespan of a wasp also depends on the climate and other environmental factors. In general, however, most wasps only live for a year or two.

If you see a wasp nest on your property, it’s best to remove it as soon as possible. Wasps can become aggressive if they feel threatened, and their stings can be painful. A wasp nest can attract other pests, like ants and bees.

There are a few ways to remove a wasp nest. You can spray it with an insecticide designed for wasps, or you can physically remove it from the area. If you choose to remove the nest yourself, be sure to do so at night when the wasps are less active. Wear protective clothing and use a long stick to knock the nest down. Then, quickly move away from the area.

There can be anywhere from a few hundred to several thousand wasps living in a single nest. The size of the nest depends on the species of wasp and the time of year. In late summer, when the population is at its peak, a typical nest can contain up to 10,000 wasps. Wasps are very interesting creatures and play an important role in nature. Unfortunately, when they build their nests too close to human activity, they can become nuisances and even dangerous pests. This is why it’s important to call a professional pest control technician if you suspect there may be a wasp nest on your property.

Wasps generally return to their nests in the evening, so if you’re seeing them during the day it’s likely because they’re agitated or disturbed in some way. If you have a wasp nest on your property, it’s best to call a pest control technician to remove it. Wasps are attracted to areas where there is food and water, so keeping your yard clean and free of debris will help deter them.

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