Wasps & Hornets

wasp nest

Wasp nest treatments – end of Summer/Autumn

22nd September 2019

Towards the end of summer wasp nests become dysfunctional as they go into decline. At this point we cannot guarantee our wasp nest treatments.   So if you know you have a wasp/hornet nest it is best always best to have it treated during July and August. Leaving it until the end of the Summer/Autumn may […]

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Hornets

Did you know hornets fly at night

28th August 2019

Did you know …? Unlike bees and wasps, hornets fly both day and night, preying on moths and insects. They are attracted to light and if you leave the bedroom window open on warm evenings they will fly inside. You may need to turn off exterior sensor-activated security lights as otherwise they may be on […]

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Wasp nest

Don’t get stung this summer! give us a buzz – wasp nest treatments

23rd June 2019

Our domestic wasp nest treatment (and hornet nests) price is £50 plus VAT (£60 including VAT), we make a small charge of £25 inc VAT for additional wasp nests treated at the same time as the first.    NB if a wasp nest is very high and cannot be reached safely with our telescopic lances the […]

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Wasps and wasp nests

Wasp News

23rd April 2019

Lots of calls about wasps this morning after the beautiful sunny Easter weekend. It is far too early in the year at the moment for wasp nest treatments. See image for where we are at the moment in the wasp lifecycle. See also this informative article about wasps https://www.countryfile.com/wildlife/insects-invertebrates/british-wasp-guide-how-to-identify-common-species-lifecycle-and-why-wasps-sting-in-autumn/. Generally we start to treat wasp […]

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There will not be many wasps this year!

There will not be many wasps this year!

27th June 2012

Unfortunately (from a pest controller’s point of view) due to the weather this year there will not be many wasps this summer. As we had a very warm and sunny Spring this encouraged new queens from hibernation. Then in May and June the low temperatures, downpours and high winds came at a crucial time in […]

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Wasp nest

Wasp nest

17th May 2010

We have a wasp nest in our shed!  At the moment (16 May 2010) the queen wasp is a very hard working single mum; she has to build the nest and look after her young.  As you will see from the photograph the nest is quite small about the size of a golf ball.  The […]

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