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Wasp Nest Removal in the Cambridge Area

If you have a problem wasp nest at your house or place of work the Pest Professionals in Cambridge can assist. We provide you with immediate assistance in two very effective stages:

 

The no obligation pest control phone consultation service applies to both domestic and business customers in the Cambridge region. No wasp nest treatment or wasp nest removal task is too big or too small for us to look at. Where appropriate we are able to advise on any urgent steps required to protect your health, property or possessions before a visit. If a site visit is required we let you know if there will be a call out fee and advise on the likely costs of any insect treatment should it be necessary.

Wasps & Problem Wasp Nests

The common wasp lives in colonies which grow throughout the summer months and can create serious alarm when present in greater numbers or when colonies are nearby humans. Many thousands of wasps can serve a single queen and commonly their nests are concealed in hard-to-reach areas, sometimes underground or in cavities in properties of loft spaces. Wasps respond aggressively to being disturbed and can attack in swarms in this situation and are most likely to inflict a painful sting, which can be life-threatening to those with allergies. Indeed a sting in the throat could be fatal. Under no circumstances should anyone but a qualified pest controller attempt removal of a wasp nest.

Identification

This is rarely a problem with wasps, which have a black and yellow abdomen pattern, black head and thorax, six legs and heavily-veined wings. An adult wasp is much the same in size to a worker honey bee at 12-15mm in length. Queens are much bigger, at around 20mm.

What Is The Difference Between Wasps And Hornets?

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Hornets are larger than wasps at 20-30mm. Wasps are black and yellow with little hair, whereas hornets are more normally chestnut brown and yellow with some hair. Wasps often tend to feast on food waste and sweet substances and some insects, and can swarm when provoked. Hornets mainly feed on insects and do not swarm. Wasps are quick to sting and can sting repeatedly, and are commonplace in late summer. Hornets usually sting only when provoked and are seen between May and September.

Wasp Nest Removal

Never take on a wasps’ nest by yourself. Wasp nest treatment must only ever be dealt with by an experienced and qualified pest controller who has the right protective clothing and the appropriate professional strength extermination products. One visit is usually enough to exterminate a wasp nest colony.

If you require Cambridge wasp nest pest control please get in touch. We can usually attend same or next day.

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