Category Archives: thermal imaging

Millbrae Shed Honeybee Colony Removal

This was a swarm that had moved into a shed wall a few weeks ago. The colony wasn’t too big so the removal was nice and quick. Open the wall, remove everybody, put it back together again, and relocate all … Continue reading

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San Carlos Wall Colony Removal

This medium sized honey bee colony had set up shop in a wall in a garage in San Carlos. Usually they like a larger space but these guys extended their comb down 5 feet in a narrow space between studs. … Continue reading

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Redwood Shores Trapout

Four weeks later and we have a 40 lb trapout box full of bees and honey. Carrying this thing down with one hand on the ladder sure was interesting. All good! 

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San Carlos Wall Honeybee Removal

This was a very mature colony that completely filled the wall space between a fire break and the roof header. Two buckets of bees and 5+ sheets of deep brood and food comb later everything looks great. The entire cavity … Continue reading

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Humongous Redwood City Bee Colony Cutout

This may have been the biggest honeybee colony removal I’ve ever done! The sheets of comb were as big as extra large pizzas. 5 of them! In total about 45 lbs of comb. And I took my first sting in … Continue reading

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Belmont Colony Removal

This was a brand-new swarm that had just moved into the garage wall in Belmont. It was a very fast and fun removal – the bees are off to their new home!

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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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