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A hornet's nest can be dealt with and removed by flattening its surface or by spraying it with wasp or hornet spray. Hornets are aggressive and dangerous creatures despite their small size and it is best that the nest be... More »

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You can identify wasps and hornets by examining the insect's size, markings and colors. Other clues to help differentiate wasps from hornets include the insects' nesting behaviors, living situations and temperaments. More »

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The main difference between wasps and hornets is that wasp colonies tend to be smaller, with fewer than 100 individuals, while hornet colonies typically have many more. It is often difficult to tell the difference betwee... More »

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To remove multiple hornet nests from a bush, locate the nest entrances, clear an escape path, don protective clothing, spray insecticide into the nest entrances, and monitor them for residual activity. You need insectici... More »

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To remove a hornets nest, mark the affected area, purchase hornet jet spray, prepare for extermination, spray the nest, and remove the nest. The best time to exterminate hornets is at night, when they are less active and... More »

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To kill hornets nesting in the ground, locate the nest entrance during the day, and wait until dark to pour a powdered insecticide recommended for hornets into the nest entrance. When approaching the nest, move slowly, a... More »

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To control ants indoors, follow ant trails to find the nest and spray it directly with an insecticide if possible. If the nest isn't directly accessible, use ant bait or nonrepellent insecticide around the perimeter of t... More »

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