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Old 09-04-2016, 01:57 PM   #1
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This is on the front of my new house and I need to remove it to do an addition.

Call a pro or can I DIY this?
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heheheheheheheh

Between the house & garage I had three of those last year. Come first frost, a bird tore into all 3 nests and the nests were completely destroyed in a couple of days.

On the other hand, I tried knocking one down a decade ago. Let's just say this; They are wicked, vindictive, and will hunt you down like a dog.
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Go in there at night with a can of wasp & hornet spray. No need for a pro.
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. I posted in wrong thread


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Go in there at night with a can of wasp & hornet spray. No need for a pro.
Yep get the heavy duty chit, spray right in the hole, get outta there.
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Then there is heavy artillery, a little extreme maybe


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Nice thing about that wasp spray is it will will shoot like 15 feet. Wear a long sleeve jacket.
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I'll spray those at night from just a few feet away using the foaming spray standing on a ladder a couple stories up. Make sure you get them all, and get a bunch up the hole. Wear goggles, blinding yourself while wasps are coming at you is a poor plan.....
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Just be careful with some of those cans that spray liquid and the angle when spraying... it's like a mini-hose and if at the wrong angle with flow backwards down you arm...
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Honey bees are just as bad if not worse. I did some balconies one time about 10 years ago at a complex they kept flying into the joist pockets and into the building. My work of course could not be stopped. I sealed the holes. The next morning the whole colony came out of the front of the building looked like a phucking sci-fi plague. I called a bee guy and he came out all suited up and went in.

I asked him how bad it was...how big was the colony? He said it wasn't the worse but pretty bad. He said they've tore out whole ceilings before and the hives were enormous to the point where the ceilings were dripping honey
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We have a 30 year old hive in our chimney between the liner and the brick. We leave them alone and they usually leave us alone. We've had it vacuumed out once, but don't want to push them all out or then we'll have wasps and ants in there.

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I had a small ground wasp nest a couple weeks ago. At night, after they were all inside, I put a sponge in their hole and poured permethrin on it. Anytime they attempted to remove the sponge, they got the insecticide on themselves. After a couple times, and smashing the earth over the nest, they were taken care of. There are better ways, but it's what I had on hand.

I also had a bald face hornet nest in a tree. All I did was knock it apart. I was perplexed that they didn't chase me at all, or even follow their nest down. They were gone quickly. That was odd, though.
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And right on cue I run into a yellow jacket hive behind fascia inside the wall and can't complete job today. They are pissed


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They are inside the wall. I sprayed the chit out of them but can't get to the hive.


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