Swarms & Cutouts

Fun Fact #4

A hive of bees will fly approximately 90,000 miles, the equivalent of three times around the world, to collect 1 pound of honey.

Do you have a bee situation that needs 
an experienced, seasoned beekeeper?

Do you need help with a swarm of bees? Do you have bees in your house or building? Before you call us, please continue reading…

A Swarm

is a ball of bees hovering near or around your house or property.

A Cutout

is a swarm of bees with a colony inside a structure. Possible structures include a hollow tree in the yard, a wall in your home, a soffit of your roof, or even in your attic.

Please understand that this is a referral situation.

Here is a list of questions to have the answers to BEFORE you call us.

  1. Provide phone video or clear photos of the hive entrance. Also, provide a slow video scan of the area.
  2. How long has the hive been there?
  3. How high is the highest entrance hole?
  4. Have the bees been sprayed?
  5. Is the site accessible so that a two-wheel drive truck can drive up to the bees?
  6. Has the electric company been advised if the nest is in a power box?
  7. Are the bees aggressive and stinging people?
  8. It is up to the homeowner to make close neighbors aware that the bees will be removed soon.
  9. Please provide the address and gate code if required to enter the property.
  10. You do not have to be present at the time of removal if access is granted.

Now that you have all the answers you can get from this list, call Karl at (979) 353-1811

Here is a list of questions to have the answers to BEFORE you call us.

  1. Provide phone video or clear photos of the hive entrance. Also, provide a slow video scan of the area.
  2. How long has the hive been there?
  3. How high is the highest entrance hole?
  4. Have the bees been sprayed?
  5. Is the site accessible so that a two-wheel drive truck can drive up to the bees?
  6. Has the electric company been advised if the nest is in a power box?
  7. Are the bees aggressive and stinging people?
  8. It is up to the homeowner to make close neighbors aware that the bees will be removed soon.
  9. Please provide the address and gate code if required to enter the property.
  10. You do not have to be present at the time of removal if access is granted.

Now that you have all the answers you can get from this list, call Karl at (979)645-0832

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