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The presence of wasps in homes and businesses is often seen as an indication of poor hygiene. This is of concern for any business – especially where there is food.
Why control wasps?
Wasps are a hazard in any situation, but they present a particularly serious problem in areas with a lot of human activity. This includes schools, hospitals, office complexes, and shopping centres.
- Wasps are capable of inflicting multiple stings without dying, making them considerably more dangerous than bees. A small percentage of people can have anaphylaxis reactions from a wasp stings
- Wasp nests are typically found in trees, rain gutters, on walls or in cavities in walls, and under eaves; any areas that are sheltered, but offer unrestricted access to the outside.
- A European wasp nest can have over 13,000 wasps inside
- There are also many many harmless and beneficial native wasp species which are commonly mistaken for European wasps.
Adams are specialists in wasp control
Removing a wasp nest is not a simple task, and should only be attempted by a professional. Our expertise in this area makes us a reliable choice when it comes to ensuring your staff and customers are safe from wasps.
- Unlike bees, most wasp species are not pollinators making extermination a viable option, with wasp nests being treated with specialised chemicals to eliminate all the wasps.
- Wasps tend to follow flight paths to and from their nests and are more likely to attack people who interfere with their flight paths. If any of your staff or customers complain of being stung by a wasp, it is important to locate the nest as quickly as possible.
- European wasps can fly to find food up to half a kilometre away from its nest. If the nest isn’t located on your property it can be hard to get permission to remove it
- Our professional team can safely and quickly remove wasp nests from your property
How to prevent wasps
As with all pests, prevention is key. They’re more active in summer months, so be extra wary then. Check your home for nests when it starts becoming warm in spring, when they’re smaller, it’ll be easier & safer for professionals to treat. Make sure to keep your bins secure and away from entry points to your home, try to keep windows & doors shut or with flyscreen on to prevent them from entering your home and if you spot a nest make sure you, your family and pets stay well away from it until you get the team from Adams to come and safely remove it.