Remove a paper wasp nest by spraying with a commercial wasp spray at night, when wasps are inactive. Stand at a safe distance, and douse the entire nest, covering each cell with pesticide. Remove and dispose of the nest ... More »

To remove a wasp nest, knock it down if it is in its early stages, spray the nest with insecticide, and remove the nest manually by trapping it in a garbage bag. The degree of difficulty varies depending on the severity ... More » Pets & Animals Bugs Stinging Insects

Removing wasp nests requires a chemical insecticide, protective clothing, a long-handled broom, a plastic bag and a ladder depending on the nest's location. To remove wasp nests without chemicals, a hose with a sprayer a... More »

A wasp swarm refers to either a large group of wasps concentrated around a tall structure during mating season or the mass of wasps that rush out of the nest to defend it when disturbed. Wasps do not swarm for any other ... More »

Sand wasps are members of the Crabronidae family in the order Hymenoptera, which includes ants, bees and wasps. The sand wasps are identified by a banded pattern of black and yellow or white and black on the abdomen. The... More »

The key to locating wasp nests is to not only be able to identify what a wasp nest looks like but to also watch movement patterns of the wasps. Wasp nests are most often found in roof eaves, garden sheds and behind shutt... More »

The queen wasp is typically a quarter-inch longer than the other wasps and can be distinguished by its pointed lower abdomen and narrow waist-like section. However, some species of wasps do not have such noticeable chara... More »