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Wasp nests can be found in lofts, garages, cavity walls, air vents, trees, bushes and sheds to name a few. A bag of compost was an unusual home for one we have treated.
Often the nest is not seen but a lot of wasp activity is obvious around the area.
We would advise to not try and treat or remove the active nest yourself. When the wasps feel under threat they may become quite aggressive.
A single wasp sting may only be unpleasant for some people, but for others it can be deadly due to the risk of anaphylactic shock.
Our fully trained technicians will use full protective wear and have access to the most effective products to ensure the wasps will not be a danger to you, your family or customers.
Using a range of equipment we are able to treat most wasp nests no matter how high they are or how hidden they are.
Call the team today for a fast response, fully guaranteed wasp nest treatment –
Mobile – 07970902194 (24/7)
- Wasps are related to Bees And Ants.
- Social wasps build their ‘paper’ nests with wood fibres scraped by their hard mandibles and then chewed into a pulp.
- Most wasps live less than one year.
- Queen wasps live for several years.
- A wasps diet is made mainly from nectar, insects and spiders.
- Vespa Scooters are named after wasps – Vespa means ‘wasp’ in Italian.
What to do if you are stung …
- Wash the affected area with soap and water.
- Apply a cold compress (such as a flannel or cloth cooled with cold water) or an ice pack to any swelling for at least 10 minutes.
- Raise or elevate the affected area if possible, as this can help reduce swelling.
- Avoid scratching the area, to reduce the risk of infection.
- Avoid traditional home remedies, such as vinegar and bicarbonate of soda, as they’re unlikely to help.
- The pain, swelling and itchiness can sometimes last a few days. Ask your pharmacist about over-the-counter treatments that can help, such as painkillers, creams for itching and antihistamines.
When to get medical advice…
Contact your GP or call NHS 111 for advice if:
- you’re worried about a bite or sting
- your symptoms don’t start to improve within a few days or are getting worse
- you’ve been stung or bitten in your mouth or throat, or near your eyes
- a large area (around 10cm or more) around the bite becomes red and swollen
- you have symptoms of a wound infection, such as pus or increasing pain, swelling or redness
- you have symptoms of a more widespread infection, such as a fever, swollen glands and other flu-like symptoms
When to get emergency medical help…
- Dial 999 for an ambulance immediately if you or someone else has symptoms of a severe reaction, such as:
- wheezing or difficulty breathing
- a swollen face, mouth or throat
- nausea or vomiting
- a fast heart rate
- dizziness or feeling faint
- difficulty swallowing
- loss of consciousness
- Emergency treatment in hospital is needed in these cases.
*Information taken from NHS Website