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    Yellow Jackets - how to kill

    So I have tracked down yellow jackets in our house, there's a gap near our gutter and they are up in the void of a vaulted ceiling somewhere. I can't see the hive, but I do know the entrance they're using. Any recommendations on what to use as a spray or dust? My wife is allergic, so I need to get 'em gone.


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    Re: Yellow Jackets - how to kill

    Ask the Seminoles....



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    Re: Yellow Jackets - how to kill

    Hire a pro.




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    Re: Yellow Jackets - how to kill

    Burn your house to the ground.



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    Re: Yellow Jackets - how to kill

    Try poking at their nest with a stick.



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    Re: Yellow Jackets - how to kill

    Go get some wasp spray from Sherwin Williams. Kills them instantly. Tried some from Walmart and you had to coat them and sometimes they still didn't die. Painters know how to kill Wasps and yellow jackets!


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    Re: Yellow Jackets - how to kill

    Quote Originally Posted by Boxerdaddy View Post
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    Beat me to to....like for you, sir.



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    Re: Yellow Jackets - how to kill

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    Burn your house to the ground.
    This is the only way to be 100% sure. kill them with fire!!! ...call an exterminator.


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    Re: Yellow Jackets - how to kill

    Quote Originally Posted by cy4prez7 View Post
    Go get some wasp spray from Sherwin Williams. Kills them instantly. Tried some from Walmart and you had to coat them and sometimes they still didn't die. Painters know how to kill Wasps and yellow jackets!
    That was worth the post right there. :)


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    Re: Yellow Jackets - how to kill

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    Burn your house to the ground.

    Usually, though, if they're in one house, they're in more. Going to have to take out the whole block just to be safe.



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    Re: Yellow Jackets - how to kill

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    Burn your house to the ground.
    Pretty sure this is the only logical move at this point. Fire kills everything.


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    Re: Yellow Jackets - how to kill

    Come on entomologists, give me a way to do it!


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    Re: Yellow Jackets - how to kill

    So do I wait for the Mayan disaster, ie the zombie apocalypse, or do it now... hmmm...


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    Re: Yellow Jackets - how to kill

    Kill them now! Kill them now!




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    Re: Yellow Jackets - how to kill

    Seriously, just call an exterminator. If there's a nest in there you will not get them all. They have the means/chemicals to do the job. I had an infestation of bees at my old house. I tried a couple things from blocking their path into the nest but they actually chewed through in another location. I called the exterminator and $90 and two visits later they were kaput.


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