Category Archives: wall

What NOT to do When You Have a Bee Problem

1.  Do not try to steal them in a wall with expanding foam. If they don’t chew their way out, they will die and liquefy and with the honey and baby bees and rot and stink.  Then you have a … Continue reading

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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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San Mateo Swarm Catch

Received a call today from a credit union that a swarm looked like it was about to move into a stucco wall. We sprung into action, dropped a bait hive, and happily watched everybody move into the box instead of … Continue reading

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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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Palo Alto Wall Cutout

This may have been the longest bee colony I’ve ever seen – it extended all the way up to the top plate and all the way down to the sole plate between studs in the wall in Palo Alto. That’s … 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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Menlo Park Bee Removal

Here we have a 2 year old colony in the wall of an outdoor storage area. The thermal imager showed exactly where to cut and within 2 hours the removal was complete and all the bees relocated to their new … Continue reading

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