Bee removal from chimney

Bees are not very picky when they are looking for a new home. Chimneys are particularly attractive for them since they are dark and cool. Bee removal from chimney is not an easy process to be done and it is better to call for a professional beekeeper or a bee removal company in order to get rid of the buzzing insects.

While examining the chimney the bees might go too far and get into the house. Once, in the house, they will try to get out and therefore they fly towards the bright areas, like windows. A preventive treatment should be done if you do not want to have honey bees flying up and down your house. In order to do this you have to apply pest spray around the chimney top. The scout bees will return to their family convinced that there are bad housing conditions. The bee colony will look for a new home and you will not have to do any bee removal from chimney activities.

Most people believe that bee removal from chimney can be done if they lit up a fire inside their fireplace or stove. This method can be used as long as the bee family has not moved yet inside the chimney. If the colony is already there a part of the family might fell down the chimney and invade you house. Fire is not a solution if you want to do bee removal from chimney. In most cases the bees gather at the upper part of the chimney and stay there waiting for the fire to burn down. Moreover, the fire will melt the combs and the honey will run down the chimney walls attracting even more honeybees. In the majority of cases the nest is not exactly in the chimney flu but between the flu and the walls of the chimney. Therefore, a fire will not destroy the nest but will melt the combs. The honey and the melted wax are very attractive for honeybees that will keep on coming to your chimney.

Bee removal from chimney should be done in early April or at least until the middle of May, because during this period of time the family is increasing rapidly and there is not too much amount of honey within the combs.

Bees If you want to do all by yourself the bee removal from chimney then you should determine how far down the chimney is extended the bee nest. For doing this you might bees a stout wire made of steel of about 6' long. The down end of this wire has to be bent. You must place the wire among the combs until you feel no resistance left. The small nests can be removed easier than big hives. The majority of bee hives start from the top of the stack. If you can you should try to insert a small beach ball under the nest. The ball functions as a diaphragm keeping away the combs that drop heavily when cut out. A small garden hoe can be used in order to hold the combs while they are cut.

Bee removal from chimney is quite difficult to be done is the combs are attached to all parts of the masonry. The biggest problem is how to cut the combs. For this you need a hive tool taped with a thin piece of wood and a hand mirror that uses the sun to illuminate the area you are working on. The honey bees can be vacuumed with the help of a stick that has been previously attached to the changed pickup nozzle. After doing bee removal from chimney it is better to block the mouth of the chimney so as to prevent a future bee invasion.

Bee removal from chimney is an extremely difficult process and therefore you should call a bee removal company whose workers are going to use special tools in order to remove the bees. If you do not want to seal your chimney than you have to keep it clean and prevent any bee invasion.





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