Why do wasps keep making nests on my house? They might also build around your home! When wasps build nests around you, it’s because they’ve found an ideal spot. It’ll be shady but warm, at least partially covered, and difficult for predators to access. You can keep wasps from building near you by cutting off as many good building sites as possible.
What keeps wasps from coming back? You can have spearmint leaves in your car if they attack you. Keep the windows open, and the wasps will fly away as they do not like the smell of spearmint leaves. Grow plants that repel wasps: Apart from spearmint leaves, wasps hate the smell of lemongrass, thyme, and eucalyptus.
What to spray to keep wasps from building nests? Clove-Geranium-Lemongrass Oil Blend
Mix several drops of each oil with water and dish soap in a spray bottle and coat areas on the outside of your home where wasps like to build nests: under eaves, porch roofs and other ledges and crevices.
How do I permanently get rid of wasps?
- Remove food sources.
- Seal all doors and windows (or install screens).
- Use wasp-repellent plants.
- Stay vigilant about nests.
- Cover or treat holes.
- Use natural remedies.