Anyone know of a way to deter Wasps from building nests under deck?

We have a covered porch and wasps & yellow jackets keep building nests under the Adirondack chairs and wicker furniture. Any suggestions other than checking and spraying weekly?

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  • Johnavallance82 Johnavallance82 on Jul 15, 2018

    Hi Anne, Do you have a grey plastic bag, If so you have the answer. Blow it up to the size of a large football and tie a knot in it to secure. Cut off excess and throw away. Stick a loop on top of ball (this is to represent a nest). Hang up on your Porch and the wasps will not come by as they fear it could be a competitors nest.. It is possible to by Decoys Nests from Plant centres and in England they cost about £9.....Good luck!

  • Kathy Whitley Kathy Whitley on Jul 16, 2018

    SPRAY COOKING OIL OR WD 40 WHERE THEY ARE BUILDING. They cannot build on oil. Repeat a necessary.

  • Norma LaPradd Norma LaPradd on Jul 16, 2018

    We had this problem. Spray WD40 under and warp problem gone