DIY Methods To Get Rid Of Yellow Jackets

Yellow jackets are counted amongst some of the most aggressive insects in the world. These insects can become especially dangerous if their nests are disturbed. Yellow jackets can be distinguished from other bees and wasps due to their ‘thin waists’ and their wings, which are always folded lengthwise when resting.

These insects are known for feeding on other insects, just like other wasps. And this makes them quite a useful creature. But they are capable of posing severe dangers to people too. Along with insects, they also like to feed on sweets and meat that is consumed by people. There is a high chance that yellow jackets might end up affecting one’s food for the worse.

Not to mention, their sting is quite painful for any regular person but can prove to be deadly for individuals with specific allergic reactions.

Due to their aggressive nature, it is best to stay away from them and prevent them from entering one’s property or house. If there is only the slightest chance of a yellow jacket nest being in the house, the best course of action would be to not disturb it and make attempts to get rid of yellow jackets by oneself or by calling professional pest control services like

Here are some of the methods to get rid of yellow jackets by oneself –

The entry and exit points of the nest should be noticed and marked carefully and accurately. It is best to treat the nest at night. This is due to the fact that yellow jackets are not very active at night and they do not have good eyesight. This increases the chance of getting rid of all of them at once and prevents oneself from getting stung by them. Any insecticide can be used to destroy the nest.

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