Bee Control

Bees in Greenwood

If you’re seeing a lot of bees in or around your property it’s time to call in the experts. Our own bee control Greenwood specialists are trained and qualified to handle the unwanted bees buzzing about around your property. Home or business, we have the services you seek.

Bees look to make their home in a variety of places, depending on the types. Numerous are solitary creatures, building little burrows in the earth. Others, like honey bees, look for hollow wood logs or the partitions of your home as an ideal location to develop a honey-producing nest.

Bees enter homes when a hive splits and they are in search of a new house. The tooth cavities in chimneys and walls are much like a hollow tree.

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Did you know that the honey bee is the ONLY bee that will die after it stings?

Why Are They Here?

Most likely it is a little misfortune as bees are pretty random in choosing nest locations. They do appear to prefer areas with morning sun, often East or Southeast facing places. Even extremely small holes enable access for bees. It is likewise likely that there were bees on the property formerly and you weren’t warned about it. Perhaps a previous hive wasn’t cleaned out correctly and is calling the bees back.

Is It Really a Bee?

Real honey bees are around an inch long and stout with furry bodies, straight antennae and 4 wings. Large bugs of this appearance are often carpenter bees. Smaller sized size similar bugs are usually some range of non-social bee (indicating they will not produce huge hives or nests). Bees are available in a variety of colors from yellow and black, to green to all black. If you find a brownish bee it is likely a honey bee. Although it is not a bee, a yellowjacket is about the exact same size of a honey bee but include a deeper black and brighter yellowish color.

The main risk from bees is stinging. There is a range of protein toxins, enzymes and biogenic amines in bee venom. Nevertheless, the results of a bee sting are not caused by the venom’s alkalinity or level of acidity, just the toxicity of that specific bee’s poison. It takes a great deal of stings, about 10 per pound, to kill a typical human, but an individual sting can eliminate an allergic individual.

If you aren’t sure what type of bee is buzzing around your property or you’ve found a nest, give us a call at (317) 886-1034 as soon as possible so we can send out somebody out to have a look!

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