Wasp Prevention - Tips for Keeping Wasps Away from Your Home and Yard

Wasp Prevention: Tips for Keeping Wasps Away from Your Home and Yard

When the summer months start rolling in, so do the pests. Wasps, in particular, can be incredibly pesky and make your outdoor activities a lot less enjoyable. Not to mention, they can also be dangerous if you’re allergic to their stings. But fear not! There are ways that you can prevent wasps from taking up residence near your home or yard. We’ve compiled a few of the best wasp prevention tips to help you keep your summer safe and sting-free. Read on to find out more!

What attracts wasps to your property?

There are a few things that can attract wasps to your property. If you have sweet fruits or flowers blooming, wasps will be attracted to the nectar. Wasps are also attracted to garbage and other sources of food. If you have an outdoor pet, the pet food can also attract wasps. Keeping your property clean and free of food sources is the best way to prevent wasps from being attracted to your property.

Tips for preventing wasps from nesting on your property

There are a few things you can do to prevent wasps from nesting on your property:

1. Keep food and garbage properly covered and stored. Wasps are attracted to sweet smells, so make sure to keep food and garbage sealed up tightly.

2. Don’t leave standing water around. Wasps will nest in areas where there is water available for them to drink. Drain any standing water on your property, such as in puddles, birdbaths, or rain gutters.

3. Trim back vegetation around your home. Wasps like to build their nests in dense vegetation, so trimming back bushes and trees around your property can help deter them.

4. Use wasp traps. You can purchase wasp traps at most hardware stores, which can be effective in catching and killing wasps before they have a chance to nest on your property.

5. Seal off entry points. Wasps can get into your home through cracks and crevices, so use caulk or another sealant to block any potential entry points.

6. Hire a professional. If all else fails, hire a pest control service to get rid of the wasps on your property.

How to keep wasps away from your home and yard

If you’re trying to enjoy your backyard this summer without getting chased by wasps, there are a few things you can do to keep them away. First, try to avoid having sweet drinks or food outdoors, as this will attract wasps. Secondly, keep your garbage can lid closed tight so that wasps can’t get in and rummage through it. Finally, if you have a wasp nest on your property, call a professional exterminator to have it removed. By following these tips, you can keep wasps away from your home and yard and enjoy a sting-free summer!

What to do if you find a wasp nest on your property

If you find a wasp nest on your property, the best course of action is to call a professional exterminator. Trying to remove the nest yourself can be dangerous and should be avoided.

If you have wasps in your home, you should also call an exterminator. Wasps can be aggressive and sting multiple times, so it’s best to leave them to the professionals.


Keeping wasps away from your home and yard is an important part of avoiding potential stings or nests. By taking the time to eliminate any sources of food, water and shelter that might attract them, as well as by keeping a watchful eye for signs of nesting activity, you can help ensure that your property remains safe from these insect pests. Additionally, using natural deterrents such as essential oils and planting certain flowers in your garden can also be effective in preventing wasp infestations. With some knowledge and diligence, you can keep wasps away safely and effectively!

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