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Natural Wasp Removal

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Wasp & Yellow Jacket Control

It’s hard to forget the painful sting of a wasp…  But there’s no need to spray toxic chemicals to control wasps & yellow jackets.

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Natural Ways to Kill Wasps

Getting rid of hornets, paper wasps & yellow jackets nests naturally can be a bit risky. They live in a colony, and will defend aggressively it if they sense the colony is in danger.

But, by targeting the nest with the right natural products & techniques for wasps, you can forget about pesticides and go back to your picnic on the porch.

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R. Jon MacDonald
R. Jon MacDonald
We've worked with Keith since he started, and he's been extremely attentive, kind, and responsive. We've had a few pest control companies over the years, and none of them have effective or personable!
Sam Wallace
Sam Wallace
Incredibly professional and thorough. Highly recommended!
Aaron Meola
Aaron Meola
Very happy with the service provided, highly recommended! We had some squirrels getting into a gap behind the gutter of our house. Keith came out quickly, did a thorough inspection of the whole property, placed some steel wool in gaps and set traps. The traps worked as planned and he came back a couple days later and did a great job sealing up the house once we knew they were taken care of.
Susan
Susan
We were happy to meet with Keith Chaloux, Owner of Pest & Pollinator LLC today. We had noticed an infestation of house ants while working on a remodel. He was prompt in getting back to me after I contacted him yesterday and set up an appointment to come by today. After surveying our property and identifying the area requiring treatment he was able to set bait on the spot! Such great and timely service was much appreciated. Susan B., SE Portland
Linda Burch
Linda Burch
Keith is thoroughly professional, thoughtful, and dedicated. I had an immediate pest concern which he responded to promptly. He is also dedicated to environment-friendly pest control. He kindly explains his strategies in a clear and friendly manner. He was also very kind to the family dog. Highly recommend.
Matthew Gallagher
Matthew Gallagher
Knowledgeable, professional, and effective!
Nicole Gerber
Nicole Gerber
Keith is the best in the business! I went through 5 different quotes and explanations for my problem. Keith had it dialed and solved within a month. Lowest cost, best communication, and a pleasure all around!
Brent Gummow
Brent Gummow
We reached out to Keith at Pest & Pollinator based on a recommendation from a friend who knew we were dealing with a growing ant invasion. He stopped out, listened, and gave us options for how we wanted to proceed. Keith also checks back in to make sure that what he did actually solved the problem and even came back to reapply and give us a few baited traps should the ants start coming back again later. All in all, great friendly service - we'll definitely be using him again.
Joe Armenia
Joe Armenia
he is fadst, he is affordable, he is good. is there anything else?
Alina Knop
Alina Knop
We worked with Keith and are grateful for the work he did for us! We had a dead raccoon in our crawlspace that needed to be removed asap. He was professional, able to safely take care of the job same-day and helped scope our property to identify rodent access points to prevent this issue in the future.

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Wasp Home Treatment

If you’re looking for help to eliminate wasps naturally, give Pest & Pollinator a call. We create custom Integrated Pest Management strategies for wasps around your home, designed for safety for people, pets, and wildlife.

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Wasp Control Info

Wasps in Eaves

When paper wasp nests in eaves grow large in summer, that’s when Portland wasp control gets busy. Paper wasps (Polistes sp.) are known for building nests under soffits and becoming a nuisance at picnics.

Paper Wasps

Inspect regularly and take early action to prevent paper wasps nests from bugging you.

  • Set traps early in the Spring, so you can try to catch the Queen before they build a troublesome nest.
  • Wasps can smell the colony’s pheromones, so they will often return to an old nesting site, even if the nest is destroyed.

In general, paper wasps are less aggressive than yellow jackets & bald-faced hornets.

Yellow Jackets

Yellow jackets are more common inside soffits voids, utility & fence poles, and nests in the ground.

The best way to get rid of an underground yellow jacket nest is to dig it up and destroy it. As you can imagine, they will be very upset and try to sting you repeatedly, so this is best handled by a professional with the right equipment & training.

For yellow jacket nests in holes in the house or poles, use a natural wasp repellent spray to deter them and treat the nest. Repeat as needed.

Natural Yellow Jacket Removal

Yellow jackets and paper wasps are opportunists. They love the chicken wings and sodas at our barbecues. We can use this to our advantage. Placing raw meat, cat food, jelly or even sweet & sour sauce inside a store-bought wasp or yellow jacket trap can increase the trap’s effectiveness.

Get Rid of Wasps Naturally   

Organic Wasp Control

Whether it’s a wasp nest under your eaves, or a yellow jacket nest underground, let us take care of it for you naturally. We even offer completely chemical-free and non-toxic wasp removal in the Portland Oregon area. Get in touch today.

Pest & Pollinator LLC is committed to our mission of helping the Portland OR community solve pest problems while reducing pesticides and protecting biodiversity.

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We're Oregon's–and the PNW's–only Green Shield Certified pest control company by the IPM Institute of North America. We're committed to our mission to protect your health, safety and sustainability. You can feel confident when choosing Pest & Pollinator that we're protecting your family, pets, and planet better.

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See what our customers love about Pest & Pollinator:

R. Jon MacDonald
R. Jon MacDonald
We've worked with Keith since he started, and he's been extremely attentive, kind, and responsive. We've had a few pest control companies over the years, and none of them have effective or personable!
Sam Wallace
Sam Wallace
Incredibly professional and thorough. Highly recommended!
Aaron Meola
Aaron Meola
Very happy with the service provided, highly recommended! We had some squirrels getting into a gap behind the gutter of our house. Keith came out quickly, did a thorough inspection of the whole property, placed some steel wool in gaps and set traps. The traps worked as planned and he came back a couple days later and did a great job sealing up the house once we knew they were taken care of.
Susan
Susan
We were happy to meet with Keith Chaloux, Owner of Pest & Pollinator LLC today. We had noticed an infestation of house ants while working on a remodel. He was prompt in getting back to me after I contacted him yesterday and set up an appointment to come by today. After surveying our property and identifying the area requiring treatment he was able to set bait on the spot! Such great and timely service was much appreciated. Susan B., SE Portland
Linda Burch
Linda Burch
Keith is thoroughly professional, thoughtful, and dedicated. I had an immediate pest concern which he responded to promptly. He is also dedicated to environment-friendly pest control. He kindly explains his strategies in a clear and friendly manner. He was also very kind to the family dog. Highly recommend.
Matthew Gallagher
Matthew Gallagher
Knowledgeable, professional, and effective!
Nicole Gerber
Nicole Gerber
Keith is the best in the business! I went through 5 different quotes and explanations for my problem. Keith had it dialed and solved within a month. Lowest cost, best communication, and a pleasure all around!
Brent Gummow
Brent Gummow
We reached out to Keith at Pest & Pollinator based on a recommendation from a friend who knew we were dealing with a growing ant invasion. He stopped out, listened, and gave us options for how we wanted to proceed. Keith also checks back in to make sure that what he did actually solved the problem and even came back to reapply and give us a few baited traps should the ants start coming back again later. All in all, great friendly service - we'll definitely be using him again.
Joe Armenia
Joe Armenia
he is fadst, he is affordable, he is good. is there anything else?
Alina Knop
Alina Knop
We worked with Keith and are grateful for the work he did for us! We had a dead raccoon in our crawlspace that needed to be removed asap. He was professional, able to safely take care of the job same-day and helped scope our property to identify rodent access points to prevent this issue in the future.