Updated: Aug 26
Wasps are a type of insect that could be frightening or somehow beneficial insect for your home. If it is not eating insects, then it would be dangerous for humans as there are 30,000 identified wasp species, some are common pests for human than others. So you should know the type of wasp your home has before trying to get rid of it.
What is Wasp?
It is a socially winged insect that acquires a narrow shaped waist and a yellow colour sting with black stripes. It has a paper nest which is created by wood pulp with their efforts. Somehow it is dangerous for humans as it can sting them, but it won’t kill you. However, consistent stings can take a person’s life.
What Causes Wasps?
Soffits and gutters on the exterior of the place are the major nesting spot for wasps. In yards, it causes by plants and flowers. Also, eating areas having soda spills, crumbs and food spills attract wasps to your home. Dustbins that are not usually cleaned are also a good cause of wasps.
Whatsoever keep in mind that spots and places having an abundance of garbage spills, and are untidy often are prone to develop and cause mature wasps. So the first step is to clean your space. This will not allow any insect or pest to enter your place.
How Can You Control Wasps?
To cope up with any pest, you need to follow an integrated approach that has all the effective and efficient ways that are practical to implement and end up showing results. Similarly, here is the method you need to follow to control over wasp and have a clean and tidy space.
· Find The Nests:
Wasps always have a sitting on its nest. To identify that your space has wasp, find out all the nests in your area and around your space. If you find any nest, clean it with spraying pesticides. It will kill the wasps.
· Clean Leftovers:
Always clean your leftovers and put the food away. Whenever you are done eating, never leave any leftover as it will take you to wasp danger. Also, make sure that your dustbins are covered, or it is another wasp danger.
· Clean Your Backyard:
Mostly time wasps attack backyard. So to control over it, clean your backyard and get rid of all insects and pest you have outside. Also, if you have any food leftovers there, then clean it too.
Spraying special wasp control spray will surely work to control over wasp and cleaning their nests. Keep in mind to only spray on those areas that are affected by wasps. Also, take proper precautions before cleaning as it can affect your health.
Wasp control is not something easy, but it is not even impossible. To have a safe and healthy lifestyle, you need to do proper treatment to control wasp. However, make sure to do appropriate self-care before cleaning and spraying for your heal surety.