After a mild winter the queen wasp will start to be making an appearance and looking for a suitable place to set up her nest. If you have had a problem in the past, spring is the time to start checking your loft, garage, shed ect for starter nests (*Pic1)
If you find one. Spray it first with a common flying insect killer wait 10 minutes and just knock it down.
The starter nest will be just the first batch of workers in egg or grub form and a single queen building and taking
Don't let Moths ( Tineola bisselliella ) do this to your carpet !!! If you keep finding what looks like grains of rice around the skirting boards or behind your furniture, you may also see badly flying moths in the evening time. ( They are not great at flying and are not very keen on strong sunlight) This could be a sign of a moth infestation, it can be ignored
but they won't go away!! The larvae can continue to munch on your nice carpet and clothes for up to 1 month to 2 ye