Category Archives: Roof

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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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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Redwood City Roof Bee Removal

This swarm has been in place for about three weeks and were coming and going out of a beautiful tudor style roof. I was able to save the decorative shingles and get right into the colony that had filled the … Continue reading

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Redwood City Bee Colony Removal

This was a colony that had been in place for about 3 months that had built up a sizable home in a shed roof. It took only 2 hours to remove all the bees, comb, babies, and food, then to … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Roof Bees Rescue

These bees were coming in through some roof vents into a space where insulation was missing. It’s hard to believe that a colony the size had been in place for just four weeks — amazing how fast they can build … Continue reading

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Roof Bees in Los Altos

Somehow these bees find the most interesting places to live. Staying warm and cozy by the fireplace I suppose!        

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Santa Clara Ceiling Colony Removal

This was the biggest, angriest, and messiest colony to date. The brood nest was easily identified using thermal imagery but when the ceiling drywall was removed about an inch of mouse poop pellets rained down. This one took almost 4 … Continue reading

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