Wasps can be a nightmare for people with kids or animals. Too often these Flying menaces scour grass as well as ponds in search for their next victim. Unfortunately for some of us, its us that fall victim for these invasive flying pests. Don’t let your loved ones fall victim to a sting or three. Get in touch with your local Wasp Control and Removal Durban experts for a free and no obligation quotation.
Wasp Control and Removal in Durban is a specialized process by which trained professionals carefully remove Wasp nests. Careful preparation as well as the correct personal protective gear should always be worn to prevent stings. After a successful control and removal the area is treated to prevent a re-infestation.
Although not as likely as Bees, Wasps can also cause severe anaphylaxis. Quite often resulting in a trip to the hospital. This can all be avoided with a single call to Pest Worx here in Durban
Your local Wasp Control and Removal experts in Durban
Wasp Control and Removal in Durban is not for the feint hearted. Depending what species of Paper Wasp you’re dealing with could be the difference between your success or a trip to the hospital. Wasps are by no means a timid Insect. If given half a chance, once disturbed a colony will ferociously defend its kin quite often stinging through clothes and protective gear. Its very important to never try take care of a hive on your own, always call an expert!
Wasps in Durban have had chance to thrive given the prime temperature and humidity. In many events there are even hybridized species of invasive Wasps so its never safe to let your guard down. Fortunately our team of Wasp Control and Removal in Durban can identify most species. Determine the risk involved in treating them and ultimately remove a Wasp nest with little negative impact on our native species. Here are the 3 main kinds of wasps found here in Durban:
Umbrella Paper Wasps in Durban:
Quite possible the most common species of Wasp we deal with on a regular basis. Wasp Control and Removal in Durban consists mostly of these species. Although thought to be of European decent. These nasty critters also known as European Yellow Jackets get their name from their bright yellow and black colors.
These Wasp nests are seldom hidden and are generally visible from the ground level. Nests are usually flat and seen hanging from trees as well as windows and eves of houses. Colonies can be quite large but rarely exceed 200 individuals. Unlike their German cousins, these are the least aggressive kind of Wasp found here in Durban.
Social Wasps / Hornets found in Durban:
Social Wasps / Hornets here is Durban are less common than Umbrella Paper Wasps. These invasive pests scour garbage bins, gardens as well as homes for food. Although they are avid hunters, Social Wasps / Hornets are known to actively feed on human waste. These Wasps are especially damaging to our ecosystem as they commonly hunt and kill Bees as well as other beneficial species that come near them.
Unlike European Yellow Jackets, these ravenous machines can exceed more that 10 000 individuals per hive. If you accidentally stumble upon a colony of Hornets leave them alone. Much like Honey Bees, this species are experts at communication. They use pheromones to communicate their intent to the rest of their hive. Upsetting a Hornets nest could land you in a world of hurt.
Unlike umbrella shaped nests, Hornets in Durban make large enclosed cylindrical nests. These can range in size and shape depending on their sub-species. These can also be hidden under ground, in ceilings and even in trees. These nests quite often go unnoticed until its too late.
Wasp Control and Removal in Durban gets exceptionally intricate then it comes to the removal of Social Wasps and Hornets. Careful planning and the correct protective uniform is of the up most importants in ensuring your safety and those around you.
Indigenous Wasp Species:
Our Indigenous Wasp Species found here in Durban pose the least of a threat. They generally only sting once bothered and seldom reach colonies exceeding 50 individuals. Also building small umbrella shaped nests, these insect scour grass as well as trees for Spiders as well as Caterpillars to feast on. Although they pose less of a threat that invasive Wasp species, our Wasp Control and Removal in Durban teams quite often get called out to remove many small hives in residential areas.
Consult your local experts before attempting any DIY Wasp Control and Removal in Durban
Wasps as well as Hornets pose a real threat to children as well as Pets. Its never pleasant being stung or at least finding a hive close to home. Fortunately, Pest Worx has got your back. Our experts can identify most species and devise a plan for safe and successful removal. Our Durban Pest Control teams are always here to help.
If you reside in Durban and suffering from a Wasp Infestation, feel free to give our experts a call. We will gladly give you free advice as well as a quote for Wasp removal and extermination. Our emergency Pest control service is available to take your calls 24 Hours a day and 7 days a week. There is no need to live with these critters around your home of workplace so give us a call right away.