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Palo Alto Fence Bee Rescue 

These bees had set up home inside a decorative column that was part of a fence and needed to be removed. It was pretty straightforward – lift off the cement cap, remove a wood covering, then cut out the comb … Continue reading

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Belmont Bee Colony Removal

These ladies were setting up shop in a wooden architectural column with a knot hole entrance. It’s amazing how much comb can be drawn in just a few weeks. Two hours later everyone was out and on their way to … Continue reading

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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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Bee Colony Under the Bathroom Sink

This was the first – open up the cabinets under the bathroom sink and there is a colony of honeybees. Found and caged the queen, vacuumed up all the bees, and transferred the comb into a nuc box. This was a … Continue reading

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Redwood City Garage Bee Colony Removal

Got a call from some folks who are demoing their garage and discovered a small honey bee colony in the process. Even with the sledgehammers pounding all day apparently they were really calm bees. These bees got a one way … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Double Removal!

I thought I’d seen it all until now. Was doing a perfectly fine bee colony removal from a roof and right as it was being finished a brand new swarm arrived and entered a nearby section of the roof only … Continue reading

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