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I keep finding queen wasps inside my house does this mean I have a wasp nest?

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wasp controlThe easy answer is it all depends on the time of year you are experiencing this problem for example if it’s early April and May you will find Queen wasps waking up from hibernation and they will be looking for a nesting site. there is not a lot you can do to prevent this from happening, unfortunately, it’s just the time of year.

If you are unlucky enough to have a queen wasp that’s trapped inside your property you can always leave the window open and usually, it will find its way out.

How big is a queen wasp?

The queen wasp looks very similar to a normal worker Wasps the only difference is the size usually she’s a lot longer and measures around 2.25 cm in length where workers only measure 1.2 to 1.7 cm

A few questions about Queen wasps

1. Can Queen wasps sting? Yes
2. How long does a queen wasp live for? Usually 12 months
3. Does a wasp only have one nest?
4. Do wasps return to existing nests? No, they build a new wasp nest each year as it’s a new queen

I hope that answers a couple of basic questions about Queen wasps and their workers please remember if you have any more questions you can always contact us here at Young’s pest control and we will be more than happy to help with any wasp or other pests related questions you may have.

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