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i hate wasps - help!

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csa Sat 28-May-05 16:58:07

anyone knows of a good product to have inside the house that will discourage wasps from coming in? it's difficult to not open windows and doors in this hot weather but oh so tempting when there is always one wasp that finds its way in but unable to find its way out! aaarrrgggggghhhhh!

Tissy Sat 28-May-05 17:28:30

citronella is supposed to discourage flying insects, but don't know if it works on wasps.

How about hanging wasp traps outside all the open windows, tp try and catch them before they come in?

Or...those yellow sticky pads for catching flies- wasps are supposed to like yellow

Or...fit insect screens on one or two windows/ doors and only open those ones

Or...one of those electric bug killers that butchers have (think you can get them in Lakeland)

I really should take some of my own advice, as I am a fellow wasp-phobic!

starshaker Sat 28-May-05 17:47:00

get ur dp to stand guard at the window u open and spat them as they arrive

csa Sat 28-May-05 20:57:49

ha ha starshaker. lol! what if there were 2 windows opened at the same time? should be entertaining to watch

tissy, thanks for suggestions. may try the wasp traps suggestion.

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