It’s a hot summer day and you walk outside your front door, greeted by a familiar buzzing sound; only, it’s not a bee. It’s another scary looking creature—a red paper wasp. You know it stings and you know where there is one wasp, a nest isn’t too far away. But what brought it to your doorstep? How can you get rid of it? And most importantly, how can you keep these pests from coming back and making your home their own?
The first step in understanding how to deal with any type of unwanted pest is to learn more about it. Once you know how to identify red wasps and what attracts them, you’ll be better equipped to get rid of them—for good.
Red Paper Wasp Facts
The scientific name for a red wasp is Polistes carolina. These insects are found mostly in the eastern and south-central parts of the United States and … Read Full Post »