How to Get Rid of Wasp Nest Behind Soffit

How to Get Rid of Wasp Nest Behind Soffit

Wasps are a frustrating nuisance to many Canadians. Queens emerge from hibernation in the spring, then, by summer, they have large nests that terrorize passersby. Nests get bigger and bigger every week until the fall, when temperatures drop. If you suspect that there is a wasp nest in your soffit or somewhere in your attic, give us a call. We can identify the location of the nest, the species, and what may have caused the problem. Our technicians use high quality pesticides that work wonders. We are so sure of our ability to get rid of wasps that our services come with extensive warranties. Call us today for guaranteed wasp control in Oakville.

Seeing wasps fly into a soffit means there is a nest either just beyond the soffit or somewhere in the attic. Wait until nightfall to confirm its location. Put on long pants, sleeves, and a pair of gloves, then look for the nest in the attic, if you can. Use a flashlight to find the nest, paying close attention to the rafters. If you haven’t found it, try removing the soffit from outside and seeing if it is there. Once you have found it, purchase a wasp spray and use it to spray the nest at night. Cover the nest completely.

Keep in mind that wasps can be dangerous. Unlike bees, who can only sting once, wasps can sting multiple times. A good rule of thumb is to hire a professional if you need a ladder to reach the nest. Be very careful when getting rid of wasps and hire a professional as soon as you don’t feel safe. They have the safety equipment and the training to get rid of nests safely. The pesticides they use are powerful and much more effective than anything available in stores. Contact a local pest control company for safe, effective service.

If you’re worried about this happening again, clear the yard of as many food sources as you can. Clean your garbage cans and lock them shut. You should also clean up after meals outside. Put away your food as soon as you are done eating. Wasps love sweets, meats, and oily foods. To protect your soffits, seal any gaps you find between them and the exterior walls of your home. Ensure that your roof is in good repair. Finally, you can hang a fake wasp nest from your soffit to help deter the insects from making another nest.

The most reliable solution to a wasp nest is to hire a professional. The technicians at Exterminator Hamilton are trained, certified, insured, and experienced at getting rid of wasps in all sorts of locations. No matter how awkward or difficult it may be to get rid of the nest, we can handle it. Contact us today and a technician will be there soon for an inspection. We will find where the nest is located and everything that may have caused it. Our wasp treatments are safe, effective, and affordable. Call us if you have any questions.