Category Archives: Roof

Redwood City Trapout

This was a pretty straightforward trap out of a honey bee colony in Redwood City. Place the cone, hang the box, and wait four weeks. In the end the bees were happy, the homeowner was happy, and I was happy. … Continue reading

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Los Altos Hills Attic Bee Colony Removal

Check out this incredible exposed honey bee colony in the attic space of this house in Los Altos Hills. It took several hours to remove all the bees and comb and then patch everything back up so nobody else could … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Trapout Success

Another successful trapout of a new honey bee colony without having to open up the structure. And yes, we got the queen. 

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Emerald Hills Swarm Rescue

On this 100° day for some reason this swarm decided to settle on a hot composite roof though we have to give them credit for seeking some relief from the sun in the shade of the gutter.

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Yellowjackets!

They looked like bees flying into the roof from the ground, thermal imaging showed a big hotspot, and banging on the wall triggered buzzing – – but not our beloved honeybees. Yellow jackets! Not a fun removal, but it turns … Continue reading

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Palo Alto External Bee Colony Removal

This mass of bees started out as a swarm cluster about a week ago judging by how much new white comb was present and the number of eggs laid. They we’re unable to locate a new home, or decided that … Continue reading

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Palo Alto/Stanford Roof Bee Removal

This was a colony living inside the attic space of a home in the Stanford neighborhood of Palo Alto. The trapout went perfectly and the queen is happily laying in her new box. 

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