Essex Wasp Control is a professionally run family business, specializing in Great Leighs wasp nest removal & Great Leighs wasp nest destruction, protecting homes and businesses throughout Great Leighs and surrounding villages.
Customer safety is our priority.
Stocked with the latest pesticides and technologies your Wasp, Hornet or Bee problems will be dealt with both fast and efficiently, all work is fully guaranteed, we will work at heights and there are no up-front fees.
For safety reasons, we request all persons and pet animals are excluded form the treatment area/s and windows are closed.
Professionally family run, Essex Wasp Control prides itself with referrals, recommendations and a professional approach to pest control management and consider ourselves to be one of the leading wasp nest removal companies in Great Leighs. We will not be beaten on service and are always happy to offer free advice. We offer a significant discount for any additional wasp or hornet nest you may have, subject to the same address.
We are currently not charging VAT, a 20% saving we are for the time being able to pass on to clients.
To book a prompt Wasp, Bee or Hornet appointment in the Great Leighs area, contact us by phone or if you prefer, send your enquiry online.
Wasp Life Cycle
There are seven species of social wasps in the UK, it is very likely your wasps are 'The common wasp, Vespula vulgaris' or 'The German wasp, Vespula germanica'.
The Wasp nest starts life in the spring by the queen, the position of the nest varies but most likely will be located in dry and undisturbed places such as loft spaces or out buildings.
The queen starts to construct her nest with a papery material that she makes by chewing wood mixed with saliva. The nest contains 20-30 cells in which eggs are placed, when the grubs hatch the queen feeds them until they are ready to hatch as worker Wasps.
By July there are sufficient adult workers to take over duties of building the nest and feeding the grubs.
Nest building continues until the colony consists of many 1000's of workers.
In late summer the queen begins to produce reproductive females and males and in the autumn male and female Wasps leave the nest to mate, once mating has finished the male life cycle ends and dies. The new fertilized Queens hibernate over winter, emerging from hibernation in the spring to begin the life cycle again by building her own nest.
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