How Do Professionals Remove Bees From A Home?

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Beekeepers remove the insects using bee-safe vacuums or simply by scooping them up with their hands. During the removal process, wildlife professionals are equipped with sting-proof clothes, masks, and gloves.

The bees are home then placed into transport hives that will be their temporary until they are relocated to a more suitable environment. After the bees are removed, hive materials such as combs and honey will need to be cleaned to prevent attracting wild animals such as rats, raccoons, and squirrels.

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The Bee Removal Process

When you hire wildlife control specialists to remove bees, your humane bee removal expert will:

  • Inspect the property to identify the insect species and confirm bees are the culprit. Bees are often mistaken for wasps or hornet, and those insects require different equipment and removal techniques.
  • The next step is to locate all hives located on the property. Each infestation is different, and all hives on the property must be relocated to curb the problem. During this step, bee removal technicians will identify entry points into the home that need to be sealed off to prevent bee entry into the structure.
  • Our pre-qualified professionals are trained and equipped to handle a wide range of beehives and nests. To ensure the process is safe, they use tools such as bee poles, mobile hives, and protective suits. Treatment methods will be discussed with the home or business owner to determine the best option for your specific location.

Is It Dangerous To Remove Bee On My Own?

Honey bees are, indeed, considered dangerous. The sting of a honey bee causes a painful raised welt. The venom from a honey bee sting can sometimes cause a severe allergic reaction that necessitates medical attention right away. That’s why nest removal is a dangerous task for untrained people attempting to remove bees. To avoid being stung and serious injury, contact wildlife removal professionals to conduct bee relocation.

What Happens To Bee After They’re Removed?

After the colony has been moved into a mobile hive (transport boxes), they are relocated to a bee sanctuary. Animals Happen the important role honey bees play in local ecosystems. That’s why we support humane bee relocation and take the opposite stance of pest control companies that employ fatal bee removal methods.

Are Bees Killed During The Removal Process?

No, honey bees are not killed during the removal process. Wildlife technicians use live removal equipment such as vacuums to suck the bees into bee boxes. Also, the queen bee is moved into the bee box because the rest of the colony will follow her in. Then the entire colony is relocated to a better-suited location where they can construct a new hive.

Who To Call For Humane Bee Removal Services?

To get rid of bee infestations, call a wildlife control company such as Animals Happen. Beekeepers will be able to remove not only the bees but also clean up honeycombs, remove dead bees, and repair damage. Allowing bees to remain will result in costly damage and an increase in hive size. Save yourself the headache and contact Animals Happen for humane bee control.