Pyrethrum forms a gas which will fill the cavity, killing the yellow jackets on contact. Wait until the aerosol is dry, and then dust in the opening with insecticide dusts such as Tempo Dust . The dust will prevent future hatch outs. Dust the nest, entrance and surrounding areas.
Method 2. Getting Rid of Yellow Jackets. Drill a hole into the wall if the entrance isn't near the nest. Spray a quick-freeze aerosol product into the hole immediately after drilling. Seal the hole you drilled. Leave the entrance hole open. Repeat the procedure after 3 days if the yellow jackets remain.
Typically, yellow jackets do not cause structural damage to homes. They might, however, build nests in attics or walls and defend them. On occasion, the pests .
This guide is about removing a yellow jacket nest. A wasp's nest. Two summers ago, we had a terrible yellow jacket infestation in the outside wall of our house.