Summer is the perfect time to enjoy your backyard, patio, deck, or balcony, right? Well, if you have a wasp problem, chances are you aren’t. And who can blame you? A nest full of these flying little demons can quickly become aggressive, sending you, your family (and even your pets) scurrying indoors for cover. So do fake wasp nests work really? The pest control pros give their expert advice.
Like many homeowners, you’ve probably done exhaustive research on the numerous ways to keep wasps from setting up camp on your property. Hardware stores, home and garden shops, online, Aunt Jenny’s homemade “bug off” elixir, you name it, you’ve undoubtedly explored a slew of options in the hopes of stacking the deck in your favour against these unwelcomed guests. If this sounds like you, then you’ve probably come across fake nests—a non-toxic deterrent designed to trick wasps into staying away. So, the question is, do they actually work?