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Yellow jackets under siding will soon die off

Q. Since August, yellow jackets have been flying in and out at one spot under the vinyl siding where it begins at the concrete base on which my house rests. Will I have to have some of the siding removed to find and destroy the nest? If I just ignore them, what would be the consequences? Do they leave for the winter? What damage can they do to my house?


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