Wasp Nest Removal
East Anglian Pest Control
Your No.1 Choice For Wasp Control in Suffolk
Local Wasp Nest Removal Service
At East Anglian Pest Control, we have over 30 years of experience in pest management and Wasp Nest Removal. During the warmer months in the UK, we see a rise in the number of wasp nests infesting homes and offices.
We provide free surveys for wasp pest control, wasp nest removal, clearance, and prevention. We’re available 6 days a week (closed on Sundays) for expert advice and assistance.
Why Choose us?
- Rapid and Complete Wasp Removal
- Fully Certified Professionals
- Same-Day Consultations
- Free, No-Obligation Quotation
Trusted Local Experts
We come highly recommended and pride ourselves on delivering a professional, friendly, and high-quality service.
I submitted an equiry about dealing with feral pigeons and Richard promptly called me back to discuss my needs. I was happy to accept the very reasonable quote after going over everything and he did an excellent and professional job for me. Great communication and great service, I could not recommend this company highly enough - he is most certainly the man for the job.
After spotting a small rodent in the house I called APC and within the hour had Richard the engineer out to the property to inspect. After a visual inspection he laid various traps in strategic places and returned 7 days later with a positive result and catching the rodent. (I think after a day of traps being laid) highly recommend, excellent response time, excellent communication, friendly, very reasonably priced and the result I wanted. Also pointed out potential points of entry into the property that required attention to stop any future problems. Very happy customer. Thanks
I submitted an enquiry form to the East Anglian Pest Control during the evening after having a problem with ants getting in our kitchen. I got a phone call back from Richard at 9am the next morning. He discussed the treatment option with me over the phone, the pros and cons of treatment, and visited later that afternoon. He was very friendly, professional, efficient and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend.
Wasp Nest Removal Ipswich
Providing Fast, Effective Wasp Control Across Suffolk
Based in Ipswich, East Anglian Pest Control is perfectly located in the heart of Suffolk, enabling us to reach you quickly to deliver a more convenient and robust wasp removal service.
Our service areas include, but are not limited to:
- Bury St Edmunds
- And Surrounding Areas
Residential & Commercial Wasp Control
During the British summer time, Wasps are one of the prolific pests to be present in and around our homes. Known for their aggressive behaviour, they are not only a nuisance, but they can also be dangerous as many people have allergies or anxiety associated with them.
The majority of wasp species in the UK are social, meaning they construct a nest housing up to several thousand colony members. Sheltered areas of both residential and commercial areas greatly appeal to wasps as nesting sites, making colonies common in attics, eaves, and cavities.
In order to ensure that risk is eliminated, wasp nests should be removed as soon as possible. Getting rid of wasp nests, however, should always be carried out by a trained professional with the correct tools and equipment.
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Comprehensive Wasp Control
If you require a Wasp Removal service and are located within the Suffolk and East Anglia areas then please do not hesitate to contact us as one of our professional pest control technicians will be more than happy to help.
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WASPS AND HORNETS
Wasps and hornets are seen as a threat because of their painful stings, which some individuals are severely allergic to. Wasps and hornets only sting to defend themselves. However, wasps are far more aggressive than hornets and require very little disturbance to initiate an attack.
Identifying a Wasp Problem
Wasp nests are not always visible to property owners, due to the fact that they are often established in lofts, garages, sheds, and general lesser disturbed areas. If accessible, wasps can nest in-between walls, cracks, under the roofing, and in cavity spaces. Some wasps, such as the German wasp, even nest underground.
Though wasp nests themselves may not be easy to spot, there are many more obvious signs of an infestation.
Look Out For The Following Signs:
- Increased wasp numbers. Established wasp nests, particularly those in more rural areas, can house over one thousand wasps. Their presence will become more noticeable towards the end of Summer as they become more aggressive and desperate for food.
- Constant buzzing or droning sounds. The high number of wasps present in and around wasp nests result in a low buzzing sound, which is often audible around the area.
- Holes in the ground. This may indicate the presence of the German Wasp, a species common in the UK, which tends to nest underground. Holes in the ground are most likely an entry point to a nest.
- · Fresh, stripe-like marks on wooden surfaces surrounding the area in question. Social wasps, like those most common in the UK, construct their nests using fibrous materials – most commonly, wood fibre. Wasps will collect wood fibre from surfaces such as fences or sheds, leaving a line of wood unpainted, or not weathered by the sun.
Caution, wasps nest are dangerous.
How To Get Rid of Wasps Nests
If you see signs of wasps on your property, it is important to combat the issue as soon as possible in order to prevent further infestation.
The process of removing a wasp nest from a residential or commercial property yourself is never advisable, as it can be extremely dangerous. Many DIY products may not be sufficient or powerful enough to fully eliminate a colony and will anger any remaining wasps.
Call A Professional Wasp Exterminator
The best course of action for removing a wasps nest is to contact pest control professionals, such as East Anglian Pest Control. This will allow for the creation of a tailored plan, and the safe and efficient removal of the infestation from the affected property.
East Anglian pest control are specialists in wasp removal and are able to devise specialised solutions for a wide variety of properties and infestation issues. Get in contact now to arrange a consultation.
East Anglian Pest Control’s Wasp Control Treatments
Our BPCA and TEC certified technicians have years of experience in devising and employing effective wasp nest removal and wasp control treatments.
East Anglia Pest Control will offer an initial consultation and inspection of the affected property, before proceeding with a solution tailored to your requirements. In the case of wasps, in particular, these solutions often include the use of professional-grade insecticides and the implementation of a monitoring program.
Preventative measures may also be employed to ensure wasps do not return to the property following treatment. This may include the sealing of existing and potential entry points on the property, or, the installation of fine mesh screens. All of these measures will adhere strictly to health and safety regulations.
A professional service is often the most effective, and safe way in which to deal with a wasp infestation, and the sooner the issue is dealt with, the better. Don’t hesitate – get in contact with us today.
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Frequently Asked Questions
When Is Wasp Season in the UK?
Wasp infestations generally begin around April, in the spring. At this point, queen wasps are beginning to emerge from their nests. However, they tend to go unnoticed by property owners and tenants until summer, when they grow significantly in size. Increasingly aggressive behaviour towards the end of summer may contribute to this. By the arrival of October, most nests will have died off due to lack of food and falling temperatures, leaving behind them a small number of queens in hibernation. These estimates are strongly influenced by weather variation. If, for example, there is a good spell of weather in early spring, followed by a cold snap, the hibernating queens may emerge early, and subsequently die, leading to a lesser number of infestations.
What are the signs of a wasp infestation?
Wasp nests are not always visible to property owners, due to the fact that they are often established in lofts, garages, sheds, and general lesser disturbed areas. If accessible, wasps can nest in-between walls, cracks, under roofing and in cavity spaces. Some wasps, such as the German wasp, even nest underground.
Though the structures themselves may not be easy to spot, more easily recognisable signs of a wasp infestation include increased wasp numbers. The presence of a constant buzzing sound is also a sign of wasp activity. In the case of an underground nest, holes and openings in the ground may be a sign of a nest – and should be avoided. A final sure sign of wasp activity are fresh, stripe-like marks on wooden surfaces surrounding the area in question. Social wasps, like those most common in the UK, construct their nests using fibrous materials – most commonly, wood fibre. Wasps will collect wood fibre from surfaces such as fences or sheds, leaving a line of wood unpainted, or not weathered by the sun.
Where do wasps build their nests?
Wasps are capable of constructing their nests almost anywhere, however, there are some spots that prove to be more common than others. Wasp nests are often established in lofts, garages, sheds, and general lesser disturbed areas. Elevated areas such as roofing and roof edges, gutters, and tree branches are also frequently built upon. If accessible, wasps can nest in-between walls, cracks, under roofing and in cavity spaces. Some wasps, such as the German wasp, even nest entirely underground.
How long will a wasp nest last?
Wasp nests do not usually live through the cold winter months, both due to temperature drops, and a lack of food. Resultantly, the average life-span for a wasp nest in the UK is around a year. This does not apply to every nest, however, as there is a chance that the nest may become polygynous, meaning they are inhabited by multiple egg-carrying queens, and stand a chance of surviving the winter, allowing for the establishment of a large colony.
How do I remove a wasp nest?
Removing a wasp nest with no professional experience is risky. Wasps can pose a significant danger to humans, whether or not the person in question is subject to adverse sting reactions. It is often difficult to judge the size of a nest – particularly in the case of those established underground. In addition to this, few products readily available in store are effective enough to kill off an entire colony. In order to avoid enraging a wasp nest and suffering stings as a result, it is best to contact professional pest controller to assess the situation, and provide a suitable solution.
What are the differences between wasps and bees?
It is important to be able to tell the difference between wasps and bees, as bees are a protected species – those who tamper with their hives may face prosecution.
Though there are many different species of bee, both the honeybee and the bumblebee sport a layer of hair on their bodies, used for collecting pollen, whereas wasps tend to appear shiny. Wasps’ bodies tend to appear more tapered and aerodynamic than that of the bee.
Beehives are created using beeswax, which, as the name suggests, appears waxy, whereas wasp nests appear papery, and are created by mixing wood or plant fibre with saliva whilst chewing.
How many wasps live in a nest?
The number of wasps present in one nest varies both with the nest age, and the type of wasp housed in it. In addition to this, some nests can become polygynous, meaning they are inhabited by multiple egg-carrying queens, and stand a chance of surviving the winter, allowing for the establishment of a large colony.
The most common wasp in urban areas of the UK, the German Wasp (Vespula Germanica), average around six hundred to eight hundred wasps per nest, though this number can be up to one thousand five hundred in rare cases.
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