Finding bees in or around your home can be a unpleasant under the best of circumstances, but it can be downright frightening if someone in your home suffers from a bee allergy. However, there are multiple resources available to you that can aid in bee removal, such as a pest control service and a beekeeper.
Pest Control Service
One of the most effective ways to remove a bee infestation from your property is to simply contact a pest control service, mostly because they can help you track down the source of the bee infestation and provide a few different ways of dealing with it. Having a pest control service assist you in finding the hives is very useful as the hives can be extremely hard to find, especially if they have been built within your walls or ceiling.
A pest control service will be able to identify the most likely locations of the hive due to the their experience with bee infestations and by observing the bees on your property. A nice added bonus to this is that while looking for the hives the pest control service can identify if the bees are in fact bees and not wasps or hornets. Many people mistake these species and end up taking the wrong approach when it comes to removing them, such as getting too close to the nests and being attacked by aggressive wasps or hornets when they were expecting nonaggressive bees.
Once the hive has been located, a pest control service can help decide the best way to deal with it. In most cases, the primary means of eliminating the infestation will be to destroy the hives and poison the bees, but the service can also provide relocation services if you would rather not have all of the bees killed.
Another way to deal with a bee infestation is to actually contact a local beekeeper. Many beekeepers will be more than happy to come to your property and actually extract the bees for you in order to relocate the hives to their property. Not only does this benefit the beekeeper by increasing the number of bees that producing honey for him or her, but it can also benefit the environment, as you are helping to preserve a rapidly disappearing species.
However, you will want to make sure that you have located the hives before calling the beekeeper. This is because while the beekeeper is probably going to be more than willing to relocate the bees, he or she is most likely not going to be willing to poke around in your walls or ceiling to find the hive.
Speak to a beekeeper or pest control service today if you have noticed signs of a bees around your home. A pest control service can find the hives and provide many different ways of eliminating the bees, while a beekeeper can help preserve the species by relocating the hive to his or her property.