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Hi. I have been seeing Wasps going in and out from behind my Electric Meter Box.They were going in from the Brick Gaps and the Wooden Frame of the Box.I have Blocked all the Holes and have been Swatting all the Wasps that have been coming and trying to Enter.Will this Kill the Wasps that I'm sure are in a Nest in the Wall Cavity behind the Box ?What else can I do as I cannot see The Nest .Thank You.Joe

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Go to a hardware store and get Wasp Killer. This stuff shoots in a stream and really kills on contact. Shoot it in there and keep shooting and you should be ok. Shoot it in a safe area to see the stream that I'm talking about.

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