At last, we’ve had something at least approximately resembling a real summer here in Britain! However, something may have been spoiling your fun. When the sun’s out and temperatures rise, wasps really come into their own.
If you think you’ve got a wasps’ nest in your loft, shed or garden, or somewhere on your business premises, now could be the time to take action. The good news is, it’s now easy to access wasp nest powder and other products that can help you tackle this problem.
Being around these buzzing insects isn’t nice in itself. They have a knack for landing on food, taking a dip in drinks and generally getting in the way. Also, getting stung by these small creatures isn’t much fun. However, for some people the presence of wasps is altogether more frightening. A small proportion of individuals suffer from anaphylaxis, which is a severe and potentially life-threatening allergic reaction that can develop rapidly following a sting.
Symptoms of the condition include breathing difficulties, feeling lightheaded or faint, changes to the skin, including redness and itching, and the swelling of certain body parts – particularly the face.
If you think you or someone near you is experiencing anaphylaxis, you should treat it as a medical emergency and immediately dial 999 for an ambulance. If available, an injection of adrenaline should be given if and when patients start struggling to breathe or if they are feeling faint or have lost consciousness.
Dealing with the wasps
Of course, rather than having to worry about the effects of wasp stings, it’s preferable to get rid of the pests. If you see the insects flying out from under your roof tiles or eaves, you probably have a nest.
Paying professional pest control firms to carry out what is often a ten-minute job can be costly, especially because many homes and buildings in rural, leafy areas suffer wasp nests year after year. The last thing you want is to be paying for experts to come to your property time and again. Thankfully, there is another approach on offer.
Here to help
Here at Pest Control Supermarket.com Ltd we sell a variety of products that could be perfect for you. Using our wasp nest killer is a simple DIY process and it should take you no time at all.
Basically, there are two main types of product: wasp nest foam and wasp nest powder. If you can actually see the nest you’re targeting, it’s best to use either Rentokil Wasp Nest Destroyer or Digrain Wasps & Hornets Nest Destroyer, both of which are powerful aerosol products that enable you to treat the nest from a safe distance. If you can’t see the nest but you can see where the wasps are flying in and out, Rentokil Wasp Nest Killer Powder is a better option. This is a contact dust than can be applied to the entry point.
Whichever approach you take, we recommend that you wear a wasp protection jacket or some other form of head, hand and body protection when you’re using these pest control products.