Use the service of a professional and best Bee & Wasp Exterminator. Drones (males) and wasp workers (females) live somewhere between 12 to 25 days. Queens can, however, live upto a year. The nest of a carpenter wasp is similar in structure as the hive of a bee. Use the services of a bee & wasp nest removal company if you spot one.
Queens also hibernate in the winter and they take shelter of themselves in places such as attics and garage. Once the summer arrives, they start to look for a suitable place to build their nest. Wasp & Bee Pest Control company can help in eradicating them.