North Hampshire, Surrey

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South East Hampshire

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South West Hampshire

Philip Tarrant
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Questions answered about wasps - Page:15

Where do wasps hibernate?


Wasps will hibernate in virtually any location protected from the elements, including lofts, sheds/outbuildings, old log piles and underground burrows all of which are favourite places for hibernating wasps.
Only newly hatched queen wasps hibernate, the original queen who started the nest dies in the autumn. A queen will survive for one year.

Queen wasp in hibernation
Why am I finding hornets in my house?

If you are finding hornets indoors in the spring, do not be concerned. It is probably a queen who has got inside by mistake.
If it is summer and you getting hornets indoors, we suggest that you have a nest close by and they are coming in through open windows at night time.
Hornets are nocturnal and will be attracted to lights inside, just like moths.

Why would a wasp nest be pink?

Wasps make their nests from wood; usually, they strip wood from fence panels and sheds.
We see all sorts of colours in wasps nests; this is due to people treating fence panels with different colour treatments.

Colours in a wasp nest
Do you deal with wasp nests in London, or know someone that does?

No, our area is displayed on our pages. But our sister site covers the whole of the UK.
Wasp removal UK

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We charge a set fee of £45.00 to treat a Wasp or Hornet nest regardless of its location.
There are no hidden extras for call outs, climbing ladders, working in lofts or unnecessary treatments.
We can treat any additional nests that you have found on your property if you want us too while we are there. For this, we charge another £10.00 per nest (obviously if treated on the day of the original call out).

As certificated and fully insured operatives, all our work is guaranteed.

Payment is required on completion of work.

Note: We do not accept bank transfers.

We are not registered for Value Added Tax.

Make sure you have identified the species of flying insect before calling us. If you are unsure, please text us a clear photo and we will be happy to help determine your problem or call us and we will talk it over with you and advise.

While it is understandable that you may wish to have a go and treat the nest yourself, using proprietary products which you might have purchased, we strongly advise against doing this!
We mention this because in our experience, for every success story this action can often end in a complete disaster.
However, if you do wish to embark upon this often hazardous endeavour, do not call us to sort out the frequently dangerous aftermath.

Please do not call us out for bees. We do NOT treat any bee species.


Note: if you book our services you will be given an approximate time slot of morning or afternoon.
We will do our utmost to be there as promised. Please make sure you are at home when we arrive.

For your safety: we advise for several hours after treatment, keep children and pets indoors and windows/doors closed.

If you have found a nest while out in your garden and it is a Saturday or Sunday, don't worry, give us a call and we will try to come out as soon as possible.