Frequently asked questions and Info
Do you offer free Bee Removal?
Why am I seeing so many Bees?
attracting other insects or rodents to the abandoned honey.
What is the cost of a typical Bee Removal?
Honey Bee Removal without Repairs – Residential $200-$300
Honey Bee Removal Commercial/Industrial $600-$800 (cost does not include repairs or specialized rental equipment if needed)
Honey Bee Swarm Removal $100 - $175
Bee Inspection if necessary* $75-$100
How long does a Bee Removal take?
Bee removals are usually completed within a 4 hour window. Time varies based
Is it illegal to kill Honey Bees in California?
Yes, and no. In order to legally exterminate bees, there must be a swarm or hive present. You can not just kill bees that are foraging for water, food, or scouting. If bees are simply doing what they do naturally (foraging and scouting) and there is no hive or swarm, it is illegal for a pest control company to destroy them. Examples of situations where it is illegal to kill bees are:
Are Honey Bees on the Decline?
It can be challenging keeping bees in the 21st century. Beekeepers managing colonies in the US must cope with a myriad of issues. It takes knowledge, skill, and perseverance to overcome these challenges and be a successful beekeeper.
What are "Africanized" Honey Bees?
The African honey bee is a subspecies of the European honey bee, native to most of the central and southern parts of Africa. Its sting is no more dangerous than other bees, but its behavior is more unusual: It is much more aggressive than other bees, with a tendency to pursue and send many attackers after any perceived threat. It’s also much less desirable as a commercial honeybee, producing less honey and with a weird apathy about leaving the hive behind; during a threat, swarms will just fly away and abandon their hives in pursuit of any perceived aggression.
What do I do if attacked by Bees?
1. Run - the further you get from the bees and more specifically, their hive, the more