In general wasps will find these places attractive any time of year. Although the wasps are entering the air brick the nest may be up to 6 feet away under a building or it may be directly behind or to the side of the air brick ie.
In a cavity wall.
How to get rid of wasps going under roof tiles. Make several attempts to eradicate a nest behind an air brick. When treating wasp nests in the eaves of a roof you can safely break into the nest with the duster lance and get wasp killer powder inside the nest but do not try that with a hanging nest unless you are fairly sure it won t fall to the loft floor. As explained in our wasp control article they like sheltered spaces and voids for nest building so the sides of homes up under soffits and roof lines are perfect locations for them to live.
I m in the process of having a new roof with wessex tiles put on. Make sure you use gloves long sleeved clothes and a protective mask. Our main roof has aluminium eave filler clips.
Non poisonous method to get rid of a wasps nest in a roof you can use a garbage bag inside a landing net and a long handled scraper to remove the nest from the roof where it is attached. Should we be using these on the new roof. How to seal the hole in the roof where the wasps are getting in.
Two days later there were still a few wasps around so i gave it a. Another way of destroying the nest is to squirt dishwashing liquid into the end of your hose pipe and run the water until suds appear. There are many species of wasps and while some are not.
The nearest i could get was to sprinkle it around all the joints between tiles where wasps seemed to be emerging and entering. The best way of getting rid of wasps naturally and cheaply is to discourage them from establishing nests in your compound. When the water has pressure and is soapy it will blast the nest.
Place the bag over the nest knock the nest off with the scraper and seal the bag. The last thing a homeowner wants to find in his attic is a wasp s nest. The builder is using a bird comb to stop birds getting into the eaves but i m concerned that wasps will get in we had a wasp nest under the old roof.
But there are many homeowners who never see them during the. Use a powder dust to kill these wasps. Wasps can nest virtually anywhere even in old mouse or vole holes so watch the wasps and let them lead you to the nest.
If you cannot see wasps entering into the roof under tiles the next apparent places to check will be the soffit areas and facia any air bricks that are in the walls around the edges of patios and in your garden shed. This is no surprise.