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OK so scared hate the things but have found one in shed only small at moment about size of golf ball how can I remove. Are there wasps inside that nest so worried

Ann1984
a year ago
What do you think of this?
lilyflower
lilyflowera year ago

Dad used to wait until dusk then empty a can of wasp killer onto it, shut the door and hopefully all dead in morning, looks like you noticed it just in time as still small. Good luck

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Lynibis
Lynibisa year ago

I don't think it's wise to attempt removal yourself Ann. My sister called someone in to get rid of hers and it was very reasonable price.

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Ann1984
Ann1984
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a year ago

lilyflower Lynibis thank you for reply it is only small will get the picture up phones dead. My husband said am not to touch he’s a scary cat but I am abit about this too so it’s forecast rain so we going to open the shed door as that’s where it is and hopefully it gets wet and it it into a bucket and fling it. Yeah I looked at prices but not sure if they be working due to virus I ring around

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Ann1984
Ann1984
Original Poster
a year ago

This is it as I said not big yet Image

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gerrykelly25
gerrykelly25a year ago

Hi Ann1984. You can get a powder from B&Q or Amazon that you pour in to the nest via a nozzle. It is very effective. Make sure you cover yourself before going near the nest though. Good luck.

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eyeballkerry
eyeballkerrya year ago

Last one we had, it was covered by our house insurance and someone came out.

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Johnny
Johnnya year ago

At dusk when the wasps are most docile, cover up well, put your gloved hand into the bottom of a thick black bin liner and pull the ‘golf ball’ away. Get a helper to tie a piece of string around the bin bag, and chuck it out. You may find it easier to use a jam jar and a piece of cardboard in the same way as you might catch a spider. Put something heavy on top of the cardboard once the nest is in the jar and then when all is quiet just screw the lid back on.

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Ann1984
Ann1984
Original Poster
a year ago

Johnny is it best to wet it first

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Johnny
Johnnya year ago

Ann1984 No, you don’t want it to fall apart when you grasp it.

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lilyflower
lilyflowera year ago

We, well the ex, always put a white paper ball lampshade in the hen hut as a deterrent to other wasps, new wasps thought there was already a large nest in situ and looked for their own territory.

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Ann1984
Ann1984
Original Poster
a year ago

lilyflower did they keep coming back looking for the nest

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lilyflower
lilyflowera year ago

Ann1984 No there was never a problem with wasps the lampshade kept them away, just make sure it's white or cream same colour as a natural wasp nest.

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Ann1984
Ann1984
Original Poster
a year ago

Update I have been brave and got rid of the nest 🐝🐝🐝

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lilyflower
lilyflowera year ago

How did you do it?

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davidstockport
davidstockporta year ago

lilyflower Possibly like this ☺ Image

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Ann1984
Ann1984
Original Poster
a year ago

lilyflower let the rain soak it 😂😂

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lilyflower
lilyflowera year ago

Ann1984 easy way out. Don't forget to get the lampshade and put in corner of hut.

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Ann1984
Ann1984
Original Poster
a year ago

lilyflower yeah will do I looked on amazon yesterday to price up

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lilyflower
lilyflowera year ago

Ann1984 Get the kids to make a paper mache one with a balloon, give them something arty to do (home schooling)

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davidstockport
davidstockporta year ago

Ann1984 You might find this useful https://pestlockdown.com/do-fake-wasps-nests-actually-work/

Those fake nests don't seem too highly recommended. With one the wasps built their nest inside it.

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Ann1984
Ann1984
Original Poster
a year ago

davidstockport thank you I save my cash 😂

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nissan3
nissan3a year ago

Tell it to buzz off 😂

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rararachel
rararachela year ago

Image

This is what we had up our loft. It was huge!!

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Ann1984
Ann1984
Original Poster
a year ago

rararachel wow I would have freaked. Glad I don't go up my loft

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rararachel
rararachela year ago

Ann1984 I took this a week or so ago and it must have been from last year so everyone tells me as it's too large to be from this year. The builders are due in imminently so I'm hoping they will deal with it.

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SonsOfPitches
SonsOfPitchesa year ago

Sell the house

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Sugarbabe
Sugarbabea year ago

I used ant spray on mine and it killed them off pretty quickly. Then disposed the nest in bin bag.

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