Honey bees will normally build a hive in an open covered area of your building where there is no insulation. If you believe you have a hive of honey bees in your Millen home more than likely they are in between the floors of your home. Our process for removing the honey bees is to go into the hive from underneath keeping your repair bill down with only drywall repair.
Even though the honey bees are entering your Millen home at one place does not mean that is where the beehive is. They can travel behind the wall all the way up to the soffit.
It helps if you can take pictures of the area they are entering your home and send them to us. We can do a lot of assessment with your pictures before we arrive. We will ask you questions when we call about the structure so we can be ready with the tools needed to do the bee removal job properly in Millen GA.
Bee Hive Removal - Why You Should Not Wait
These are the factors that determine the cost of bee removal in [post_name] GA and what you should look for in the way of a permanent and ecological solution. Grab a pencil because you will want to jot these points down and convey them to your bee technician when you call him for a estimate. Here we go.
The main factors that determine the cost of bee removal are:
- How big is the space where they are inhabiting?
- How long have they been there?
- How high off the ground are they?
- How aggressive are your bees?
How big is the space?
Bees will grow until they reach their limits. When they reach that limit they will instinctively begin to feed Royal Jelly to a bee larva and produce another queen. The new queen will remain and the old queen will fly off with half the worker bees and start a new home. So be careful, that could mean that you end up with 2 or more new colonies to remove! Bees divide from 3 to 13 times per year! If the space where your bees are residing is small they will divide more often but if they are in a big space those bees will continue to build their colony until its quite large. So it's easy to see that more time, in a bigger space, will more likely mean you will have a big bee colony to remove. Most companies will give you a best case and worse case estimate of costs based on the "history" of infestation. Lets talk a little about spaces.
The last factor is something that has grown to be a consideration in recent years with the arrival of the African Killer bee, so called. These are honey bees that have a very aggressive nature and they will hybridize with our domestic bees and make a more aggressive bee. If the bees are too aggressive then more care and greater pains must be made to make sure your situation is being handled quickly and safely including the need for your bee technician to spend more time in a hot bee suit, this potentially can add to the over all price of resolving your bee issues. Its important to note that very few bees are so aggressive that they need to be destroyed. So please, if you can, consider live bee removal and save the bees.
Sustaining the Honeybee
The life of honey bees and their activities are only a small part of the global bee population but one that is important to the ecosystem here in [post_name] GA.
More recently there has been some concern about the decrease in the world bee population and how it will affect many aspects of life on this planet. With die-offs of bee colonies around the world the last few years, the reason why there has been such a major decline in the honeybee population is still unknown.
Beekeepers have been aided by studies & beekeeping information on the life of honey bees for many years. Honey bees are very efficient at pollination for such plants as apple trees, flowering vegetables and the like. They do not fly from one plant species to another, but rather stick with one type of flowering plant and harvest the pollen until they exhaust the entire supply.
Almost anyone can begin keeping bees as a recreational hobby or as a lucrative business move.
Honey, which is of course a byproduct of a honeybee colony, can be used for some time since it does not rot or go bad. It is very portable and does not require exceptional storage requirements during processing.
You do not need a large area of land to start keeping a hive. It takes a very small amount of time and effort and does not require a large amount of supplies or advanced technology to be productive.
You will also be making a worthy contribution to the recent decline in the honeybee population and doing your bit for the environment!