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Wasp Nest Removal in Northampton

If are in need of wasp pest control in Northampton at your home or work place the Pest Professionals can help. We are Northamptonshire based ourselves and can usually provide same or next day service, and in many cases our wasp nest treatments are guaranteed. We provide you with instant assistance in two very effective stages:


The no obligation phone consultation service applies to both domestic and business customers in the Northamptonshire area. No Northampton wasp nest removal job is too big or too small for us to consider. Where relevant we are able to advise on any immediate steps required to protect your health, property or belongings prior to a visit. If a site visit is required we let you know if there will be a call out fee and also advise on the likely costs of any insect treatment should it be necessary.

Wasps & Problem Wasp Nests

The common wasp lives in colonies which develop throughout the summer months and can bring about serious alarm when present in larger numbers or when colonies are close to humans. Many thousands of wasps can serve a single queen and commonly their nests are concealed in hard-to-reach places, in some cases underground or in cavities in properties of loft spaces. Wasps respond in a hostile manner to being disturbed and can attack in swarms in this circumstance and are very likely to inflict a painful sting, which can be dangerous to those with allergies. Without a doubt a sting in the throat can be fatal. Under no circumstances should anyone but a qualified pest controller attempt removal of a wasp nest.


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?

Wasp Pest Removal Hornet Pest
Hornets are larger than wasps at 20-30mm. Wasps are black and yellow with little hair, whereas hornets are more usually chestnut brown and yellow with some hair. Wasps usually tend to feast on food waste and sugary 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 yourself. Wasp nest removal should 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 commonly enough to exterminate a wasp nest colony.

If you are in need of a wasp nest pest controller in Northampton or the surrounding towns and villages – speak to us. We are based in Northamptonshire ourselves and can usually provide a qualified wasp pest control technician same or next day anywhere in the county.

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