Garage Apartment Bees

Several weeks ago, an attentive homeowner watched as a swarm moved into the joist space between floors of a backyard “garage apartment”.   On eviction day – access to the comb was through the flooring above the bees.  A laser thermometer showed that there was a hot-spot in the corner – marking the space where the […]

Gazebo Bees

This colony set up shop in the ceiling void space of a gazebo.  That portion of the roof line is shaded – so does not get hot enough for there to be a problem with the wax melting.

These bees have a very fertile queen with a great egg-laying pattern!

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Way up there!

The homeowner had only noticed these bees over the last few weeks – up near the 2nd floor soffit.  At first, we thought they were in the wall – as that portion of the roof DOES get sunshine – but upon checking – the bees were, indeed, in the soffit (as usual!).  The comb was […]

Great Grandma’s Bees

This is an OLD house in the country – that off-and-on – has had bees in some space or another over the last 25 years.  Previously (15 years ago) they had bees exterminated.  This time, they called a beekeeper to do the job.

The house has a broken window – so the bees were entering […]

Who’s Your Wingman?

Bees have been in the wing of this garage for about 2-3 years.  The homeowner had no problems with the bees… however, the neighbor did – so the city asked him to “take care of the problem”.

Luckily, he called around and called me for the live removal of the bees.

The garage wing – […]