Category Archives: Roof

Belmont roof swarm

This was a really cool swarm in Belmont that settled on the crest of a roof and draped them selves over the edge. This was a good size swarm that took two vacuum buckets, so probably 5 to 6 pounds … Continue reading

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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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San Mateo roof trap out complete

This trap out to do a live removal of a honey bee colony in a roof is complete. It took a few visits to adjust the setup because bees were wriggling back in through a few gaps in the wood … 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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Honeybee Colony Removal from a Wall

This small colony had just swarmed and moved into this wall in Palo Alto. Their heat signature showed their location behind some tongue and groove wood work which would’ve been problematic to open. So the decision was made to remove … Continue reading

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Double Colony Removal in Palo Alto

Called in to remove one bee colony and spotted another on the opposite side of the house. My guess is that the more established colony threw a swarm that set up shop on the opposite side. Fun fun.

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San Bruno bee colony rescue

This was a problematic colony of honeybees that was bothering a number of families and so it needed to go. The thermal camera easily picked up its position and size, making the removal pretty straight forward. In the end 3 … Continue reading

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