You Think You Know Wasps?!...These Guys Know Wasps

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  1. Dirtmechanic

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    Not only spray now, but be(e!) aware that paint additives are available that will prevent the structural damage they are capable of creating. They will be killed by such additives.
     
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    Hmmm thanks for the advice @Dirt. I can imagine spraying the nests, I can't imagine getting my hand through the tiny openings to paint things. Do these paint additive come in a spray? Or could I just put them into one of this spray bottles?
     
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    So boracare seeps into the wood. Its concentrated so this makes 5 gallons or so.
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    This type product is mixed into the coatings or paint you use around and on the house.
     
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    Cayuga Morning Hardy Maple Plants Contributor

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    Thanks so much Dirt. Sound like good advice. We can take the grating off to have better access to the area.

    BTW, I love this website @Frank. There is always someone who knows something about sometimes esoteric problems!!
     
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