Wasps are the bullies of the insect kingdom can easily fit in places between small cracks and holes. Wasps are beneficial, but at the same time, they are aggressive. It is difficult to remove these creatures once the nest has developed. They eat annoying and crop-damaging insects.
Mostly, wasps like to build nests in places hidden from elements and human threats. Sometimes you will spot nests hanging on the trees, making it simple to remove the problem.
But what to do when these pests make their nests in hidden spaces?
Hiding places of wasps:
Wasps usually build their nests in the trees. It is difficult to identify their nests if they develop under a hole or bark of the tree.
The papery look of a wasp nest is due to the chewed wood. The mud daubers’ wasps will build their nests with mud or clay, and these nests look different from the traditional paper wasps.
Spring and summer season mark important for all the Queen Wasps.
The Queen Wasps lay their first batch of eggs in the newly made nests. These wasps become workers and take over the further process of expanding the nests.
Under the ground:
It is difficult to find the wasp nest that builds under the ground unless you keep track of insect activity. You will notice a tiny bump sticking around the surface area. It is identifiable from the number of wasps hanging around those areas.
Follow their flight path and see where the majority of them are going to spot their nests. By summer or spring, the wasp nest is easily recognizable.
Wasps will leave their nest in the early morning and return by late evening after gathering food sources. Try to catch their activity in the morning and late evening.
Walls, siding, and hanging on the roof:
Many wasp species have to match the surrounding of the human environment and urbanization. It means when they build their nests indoors, they will become more resourceful.
Wasps will get their way inside your house even if there is little room for building their home. You may find a large number of wasp colonies near the wall cracks or sidings of the walls. Especially in older buildings or structures, holes formed due to natural wear-tear make an ideal place for wasps to stay.
Other places where wasp builds their nests:
- under eaves
- garden sheds
- under furniture
- above playground
What to do if wasps found under siding or walls?
First, you need to confirm if there is any wasp infestation under the siding or walls. For that, you need to check whether there is a lot of activity taken place in that concentrated area.
It is hard to remove wasp infestation under siding or walls. Don’t attempt to remove the nest by yourself.
Though wasps are beneficial for nature, at the same time, they are aggressive. You can call a pest control professional. They are experts and have the necessary tools to remove wasp infestation.