How To Keep Wasps Away
Wasp Prevention Guide
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Follow These Steps To Keep Wasps Away
- Keep wasps from building nests by knockdown newly forming nests as soon as they are spotted. You may want to spray the nest with a pyrethrin wasp spray before knocking it down to kill any wasps that are in the nest to avoid possible stings.
- Empty standing water from bird baths, rain gutters, animal dishes, and other items that collect rain water.
- Keep bushes and trees properly pruned.
- Keep leaves and other yard debris cleaned up.
- Clean outdoor trash cans frequently and be sure the lids are always kept tightly on the cans.
- Follow our Preventive Pest Control Treatment Guide to learn how to do preventative sprays to avoid having wasp populations grow out of control.
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