Category Archives: cutout

What NOT to do When You Have a Bee Problem

1.  Do not try to steal them in a wall with expanding foam. If they don’t chew their way out, they will die and liquefy and with the honey and baby bees and rot and stink.  Then you have a … Continue reading

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Los Altos Hills Structural Bee Removal

I received a call last night about a property going on the market in Los Altos Hills that had some bees coming in and out of a small crack in the structure outside. A quick viewing with thermal camera revealed … Continue reading

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San Carlos Bee Colony Removal

Was called in to remove an established bee colony in the wall of an apartment complex in San Carlos. Apparently a colony had been previously removed from this space but hadn’t been properly re-sealed or filled and another colony had … Continue reading

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Late Season Cutout

This is a 35 year old colony in Menlo Park that the homeowner wanted removed before the house was to be tented for termites. When you think about it it’s incredible that colony has been active for that many years … Continue reading

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Menlo Park Bee Rescue

Zipped open ceiling to reveal a quite sizable colony, and boy were these bees angry – they let me know it with four stings to the face. In the end I pulled out five frames of brood comb and food, … Continue reading

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Honeybees, Wasps, or Yellowjackets?

It’s that time of the year again when we get lots of calls to remove flying insects that are actually yellowjackets or wasps, and not honeybees. We can help with honeybee issues. But for yellowjackets and wasps please contact San … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Wall Cutout

This may have been the longest bee colony I’ve ever seen – it extended all the way up to the top plate and all the way down to the sole plate between studs in the wall in Palo Alto. That’s … Continue reading

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