In need of Wasp Pest Control removal?
European Wasps are an introduced species that have learned to co exist with humans. They are attracted to sweet drinks, fruit and meat.
The European Wasp is roughly the same in size as a bee (10 – 15mm). Has fewer hairs and folds its wings back when in a relaxation state. The Queen Wasp has identical markings, however is much larger. The Queen European Wasp can be up to 20mm in length.
In order to destroy the colony you need to locate the nest. Wasps will fly in a direct line to the nest and will travel up to 500 meters scavenging for food.
Nests are located where shelter is available. Common locations are:
If a European wasp is aggravated it will STING.If the nest is disurbed, the wasp releases a chemical which triggers the wasp to defend the nest.
Unlike the bee, a European wasp can sing multiple times. The sting causes a severe burning sensation and swelling around the immediate area.
In some cases a wasp sting can result a severe allergic reaction where immediate medical attention is required.
It is not recommended that you attempt to treat a wasp nest .Call a pest control professional.