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What do I do about a wasps nest?

(9 Posts)
Hathor Tue 15-Jul-08 20:22:28

There is a hole under the eaves with wasps busily flying in and out. What do I do? Is it safe to leave it or do I need to get rid of it? How? Haven't seen the nest - it may be in the corner of the attic.

WowOoo Tue 15-Jul-08 20:23:22

Leave it and remove it in the winter when they're all dead.

FrazzledFairyFay Tue 15-Jul-08 20:24:40

Personally, I would call the pest control people at the council and ask them what to do / whether they can remove it for you

hairycaterpillar Tue 15-Jul-08 20:28:18

We had one removed by council pest control people once...they also dealt with our ant infestation. They were much cheaper than private peat control people too.

hairycaterpillar Tue 15-Jul-08 20:28:52

soory pest not peat!

hairycaterpillar Tue 15-Jul-08 20:29:18

aarrggh sorry not soory!

Hathor Tue 15-Jul-08 20:31:23

Do they all die off in the winter then?

DumbledoresGirl Tue 15-Jul-08 20:34:35

We had one once in a tree stump in our garden. I got out a pest control person and he dealt with it easily and quickly.

LIZS Tue 15-Jul-08 20:42:57

We had a local pest control out last year for one under the eaves by our kitchen door(was too close for comfort). Cost about £40. The nest gradually disintegrated.

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