Wasp Nest Removal UK
Need a wasp nest treatment?
DKG Pest Control provide parts of the UK with wasp nest removal service in Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey & Oxfordshire. We offer two wasp control treatments,
First is the most common treatment that all pest control companies offer, this treatment involves treating the entry hole to the wasp nest with a white powder insecticide, this treatment is very effective indeed and is usually just a single visit treatment. This insecticide can also be used to directly treat a wasp nest and be left to die off over the coming hours.
Second wasp control treatment is only possible on accessible wasp nests where we will treat the nest with strong professional use insecticide foam and remove the nest while we are there. This treatment takes between 20 minutes “very small nest” to an hours or so “very large nest” It is not important to remove the wasp nest as wasps will never reuse a nest, however some people do prefer the nest to be removed. If you would like to see inside a wasp nest ple click here!
For more information on wasp nest removal call DKG Pest Control on:
Wokingham, Winnersh, Reading
(01189) 680 841
Farnborough, Yatley, Sandhurst, Camberley
(01252) 560 450
Shepperton, Weybridge, Walton on Thames
Why choose us for Wasp Nest Removal UK?
All operatives are Insured, Licenced and Trained to carry out their duties.
All operatives are professional and polite.
Wasp Nest Removal in UK is Guaranteed.
There is no VAT on are prices.
Only the best products are used, all brought from leading suppliers.
Written risk assessments available on prior request.
Hand written, signed treatment reports left with every customer.
Product safety data sheets available on request.
Wasp Control UK Information
Characteristics of a wasp include bright yellow markings on a black, slender and smooth body. Two pairs of wings and no pollen baskets. The size of a wasp varies queen wasps are the largest and sometimes mistaken for hornets, workers and drones are much smaller up to 1.3cm.
The common wasp can be found right across the UK and Europe.
In spring the hibernating queen wasps leave their hibernation sites to find a site to build her nest which could be in a hole in the ground, a hole in a tree or artificial structures such as eaves, lofts and cavities, garden sheds etc.
Habits and Biology:
Although there are 11 species of wasps found in Europe, only two, the Common Wasp (Vespula Vulgaris) and the German Wasp (Vespula Germanica) are important as pest species. These two wasp species hibernate as queens, the Common Wasp usually hibernates in buildings and the German Wasp typically hibernates beneath the bark of trees.
A Wasps Diet:
Wasps will eat a variety of foods these include; other insects, overripe fruit, sugary things, human food/food waste and meat.
The queen wasp will start to build the wasp nest with a papery material that she makes by chewing small pieces of wood mixed with saliva, this is known as Wasp paper. The queen wasp will raise the first few workers by her own efforts and those workers will then commence the enlargement of the wasp nest and caring for the immature wasps to follow. Wasp nest construction starts in late April and will reach its maximum in size in September, when 5 – 10,000 workers may be present. These workers will scavenge/forage for food up to 400m from the nest. The size of wasp colonies will vary from season to season. The severity of the previous winter is probably the key factor. In the autumn the young queens mate and leave the nest to hibernate, the rest of the nest dies out and the nest is never used again, however the same entry hole may be used to access a favourable wasp nesting site.
It is always advisable to let a professional Pest Control Officer deal with a wasp nest for the reasons mentioned above. An insecticide will be used to cover the entrance to the nest. Returning wasps will carry the insecticide into the heart of the nest and within a few hours all wasps swill be dead. Finding the nest is not always easy but following the flight pattern from a source of food could prove helpful. If a householder elects to treat the nest themselves, treatment should be carried out early or late in the day when the wasp activity is at a minimum, a bee suit and leather gloves is a must! If the wasps turn nasty you will regret not using them! The pain of the wasp sting is caused by a toxic fluid containing a complex protein, which is injected through the needle like sting as it penetrates beneath the victim’s skin.
Individuals react differently to being stung by wasps. Some are hardly affected, others suffer considerable pain and swelling and a few become seriously allergic to being stung, which in some cases results in sudden death due to anaphylaxis shock.
The images below show products that DKG Pest control use for
Wasp Nest Removal UK
This is an image of a wasp nest removal in action, the nest was treated with insecticide and removed from under the roof tiles. Builders wanted to take all the roof tiles off but where attacked by the wasps!
This is a picture of the inside of a paper wasp nest, this is a solid material constructed from chewed wood and the wasp’s saliva, this is where the queen wasp lays her eggs.
This is a picture of the applicator use to treat wasp nests with the insecticide ficam d.
This is the insecticide used by DKG Pest Control for wasp nest removal/control.
The duststick can be used to access difficult to reach wasp nests. It enable very precise application of small quantities of insecticide dust.
Wasp Nest Removal in Berkshire (Covering Wokingham RG41 – Wokingham Without RG41 – Bracknell RG12 – FinchampsteadRG40 – Crowthorne RG45 – Ascot SL5 – Winkfield Row RG42 – Windsor SL4 – Sunningdale SL5 – Virginia Water GU25 – Maidenhead SL6 – Slough SL1 – Reading RG1 – Caversham RG4 – Newbury RG20 – Sonning RG4 – Sonning Common RG4 – Sonning Eye RG4 – Twyford RG10 – Charvil RG10 – Hurst RG10 – Holyport SL6 – Wraysbury TW19 – West Berkshire – East Berkshire)
Wasp Nest Removal in Hampshire (Covering North Hampshire – Eversley RG27 -Yateley GU46, GU17 – Camberley GU16, GU17 – Blackwater GU15 – Farnborough GU14 – Fleet GU52 – Cove GU14 – Aldershot GU11 – Northcamp GU14 – South Wood Gu14 – Hawley GU14 – Alton GU34 – Hartley Witney RG27, GU15 – Odiham RG29 – South Warnborough RG29 – Hook RG29 – Basingstoke RG21 – Faccoumbe SP10 – Andover SP10 – AshmansworthSP10 – Dogmersfield RG27 – Heckfield GU35 – Highclere SP10 – Winchfield RG29 – Alresford GU34) Pest Removal Oxford