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 Dover 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 Dover 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 Dover GA.
Tips to Remove Bees
Nothing is worse than finding bees in your [post_name] home because they can be dangerous and annoying. Many times you can just open the door or window and shoo them back outside but there are times that you will find it is not just one bee but an infestation. A [post_name] homeowner can do a bee removal on their own but sometimes it will require the services of a bee exterminator. One bee that you should worry about finding in your home is the carpenter bee. These bees do not sting but are harmful to wood because they make holes in the wood. Another type of bee that you need to worry about finding in your home is the yellow jacket wasps. They sting just because they want to without provocation and like to make nests in any corner or nook.
Bee removal-yellow jacket wasps
To get rid of the nest you need to wait until dusk when the bees have returned home and their reflexes are not as fast as they would be during the day. Make sure that you are wearing protective coverings to help prevent any stings. One way to do this is to hold a burning paper right at the entrance or just below the nest. They will get irritated and leave the nest. Once they are all gone you can knock down the nest and take it out to destroy by smashing it or burning it. You can also spray it with an insecticide.
Sustaining the Honeybee
There are approximately 20,000 species of bees around the world on almost all continents except for Antarctica. While some people consider them an annoyance bees do play the part of pollinators in our ecosystem. Bees also make beeswax and honey. For some people they are allergic to bee stings and if they get stung, it can cause itching, swelling, and if not treated it could cause death. This is why some people want beehive removal if the hives are near their home. To ensure that it done correctly and safely it is advised that you have a professional do the removal or you can do it yourself.
Beehives consist of hexagonal cells that are densely packed and made of beeswax. Normally they will make their home in an empty space that is enclosed like a wide crack in the wall or foundation of buildings in [post_name], the hollow of a tree and other openings. One way to find the hive is to watch to see if bees are swarming around a particular location but you should do this late in the evening or in the early morning before the sun rises. The reason is that bees are diurnal insects, which means they are active during the day. During the early spring or late winter, the population of bees in the hive will be low so this is also another good time to do beehive removal.
You will need to use a good insecticide to kill the bees, which experts recommend insecticide dust. Once you are ready, make sure that you are wearing protective clothing. It is advisable to wear clothing that are light colored and has a smooth texture. You will need to protect your face, which a beekeeper's veil will do along with wearing leather gloves. Make sure that when you go near the hive you are not wearing any scented product on your body like perfumes or scented deodorants.
When you are ready, you need to spray a thick layer of insecticide dust on the hive, especially in the opening. Keep your distance because some bees will come out. To eliminate all the bees it may require another application of insecticide. Once the bees are all dead, the next step to beehive removal is to take and burn the hive. If you do not burn it put it in a trash bag, tightly tie the bag, and then get rid of it. Clean the area with soapy water, and seal the area so the bees cannot infest the area again. Having to use insecticides, wear protective clothing, and safely destroy and dispose of the hive are three good reasons why you should have a professional do the beehive removal. If you have an allergy to bees hire a professional beekeeper in [post_name] GA.