Category Archives: cutout

Shed floor bee removal

This was a really active colony of bees living in the floor of a shed that was going to be demolished in San Carlos. It would not have been a good thing to have bees flying around while the shed … Continue reading

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Redwood City Bee Colony Relocation

This was a pretty sizable colony in a floor joist about 15 feet off the ground. It was a straight forward exposure and took 3 hours to safely collect all the bees, cut out all the wax comb, and then … Continue reading

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Wall honey bee colony removal

This colony is about one month old and was in the wall of a backyard shed in nearby San Mateo. The thermal camera showed exactly where the bees were and that made it easy to open up the structure, vacuum … Continue reading

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What could be inside the fence? Bees!

Received a call from a homeowner who was in the process of having a fence replaced but the work could not continue because these were flying out of it. I was able to pop off some boards and expose the … Continue reading

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Bee colony removal from deck

These bees had just swarmed into the floor joist of a deck in San Bruno, CA. An opening was made just large enough to slip in the bee vac nozzle and the bees were safely removed.

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Smallest colony cutout ever

Look how tiny and helpless this little colony of bees in a wall is. Less than 1 hour from start to finish to locate the bees, remove them safely, seal off their entrance, and put the wall back together again.

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Hilsborough external colony removal

This is a very interesting colony of bees. Another beekeeper was called a few days ago to remove a swarm outside of a dormer window. Within 30 min about half of the bees took off and left behind at this … Continue reading

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South San Francisco live bee colony removal

This was a 4 year old colony inside a garage wall that extended from the floor up to the firebreak about waist high between the studs. This hive had swarmed twice in the last few weeks so the number of … Continue reading

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Woodside fallen oak tree bee rescue

This homeowner in Woodside had a heritage oak that blew over in a windstorm, exposing a six-year-old colony of bees. I was called to go rescue the bees before the arborist come and turn the tree into mulch. All the … Continue reading

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Exposed bee colony removal

These bees had been a swarm but then couldn’t find a home so they started to build an external colony under a roof eaves. Over the course of a month it got pretty big. They had the best view of … Continue reading

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