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Old 01-12-2010, 12:49 PM   #1
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Found behind the water heater ... too far to reach so I vaccumed half of it away ... another half just glued to the concrete ...
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Not a pest expert, and can't really tell by the photo. The first thing that came to my mind was a wasp nest. Here is a picture I pulled from the web of a wasp nest.

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got any other pics. that one is hard to see well enough to tell much. Also describe the nest. Is it hard or soft?

my first impression is that is is merely yellow fiberglass insulation that a mouse gathered up for a nest but like I say, with the pic, it's hard to tell much.
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The nest is hard but brittle ... It does look like a wasp nest by comparing the nest texture ... glad it was emptied when I hit it with the vacuum.

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The nest is hard but brittle ... It does look like a wasp nest by comparing the nest texture ... glad it was emptied when I hit it with the vacuum.

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if it wasn't, you just get to find out if the force is with you and you suck em all up before they get a chance to get you.

If it is hard, most likely it is a wasp nest but be warned, if it is cold where you are, they may just be dormant.
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The nest is broken in half and I don't see any wasps in it ... I'd get a ladder to remove the whole thing totally later this week then seal all the holes I can find in the garage to prevent them from entering. Thanks for the advise
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If it is hard, most likely it is a wasp nest but be warned, if it is cold where you are, they may just be dormant.
wasps abandon the nest each year. it will be empty.

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wasps abandon the nest each year. it will be empty.

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so where do baby wasps come from?
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the queen hibernates? idunno, i just heard that on a TV show about wasps....
same thing with those damm burrowing bees, they leave and won't use the same spot next year...
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Good to hear that ... mabe I should leave the nest there so they know it's been visited
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Here is the link if you can not read below. Looks like the queen may be sleeping in the old hive.

http://www.trapawasp.co.uk/about_wasps.htm

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LOL hope this is not the one she sleeps in but even she is, she'd leave once she wakes up to build another one somewhere else ... :D
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Make sure you empty your vacuum lol.

I vacuumed this when I was cleaning my crawlspace when I first got my house.You can bet I sprayed tons of raid inside that vacuum after. Whatever was in that cocoon was probably very pist off at me!
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Not a pest expert, and can't really tell by the photo. The first thing that came to my mind was a wasp nest. Here is a picture I pulled from the web of a wasp nest.

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That looks like a hornet or yellow jacket nest to me , it sure does'nt look like any wasp nest that I have ever seen.
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That looks like a hornet or yellow jacket nest to me , it sure does'nt look like any wasp nest that I have ever seen.
Google Wasp Nest, It is the first Images that come up. The image above is the one on the left. As I stated in my first post I am not a pest expert.

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