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Bee Removal in Epping

WHY ARE BEES IMPORTANT?

Bees are an essential part of our ecosystem and play a vital role in pollinating plant life. Without bees, a large number of the fruits and vegetables we enjoy for food simply would not exist. Additionally, they also produce honey, beeswax, and other natural products that have a wide array of uses. Honey, for example, is a natural sweetener that is used in cooking and baking, while beeswax is used in cosmetics, candles, and other applications.

Even with their importance, bee populations around the world are falling. Things like habitat loss, global warming, and pesticide use have all contributed to the reduction of bee populations. Tracker Pest Control make certain that bee hives are removed carefully and professionally, and relocated to either a safer area where they won’t bother anyone, or are passed on to local beekeepers.

COMMON AREAS BEES CAN CREATE HIVES IN HOMES

Bees are likely to create hives in several places in a home, including loft spaces, wall cavities, chimneys and roofing. These areas provide shelter and protection from the weather, making them ideal locations for bees to build their hives.

If you see bees entering or exiting your home through small gaps or holes, you may find that they have created a hive inside. It’s key to resolve a bee infestation as quickly as possible, as bees can become aggressive when threatened or their hive is disturbed.

Trying to remove a hive yourself can be hazardous, as bees can swarm and sting in huge numbers. This is why it’s important to reach out to a professional such as Tracker Pest Control to safely remove the hive and relocate the bees. Professional bee removal companies have the knowledge and experience to safely remove and relocate bees and their hives, removing the risk of injury to you or your loved ones. By acting quickly to remove a bee infestation, you can protect your home and help to preserve bee populations for future generations.

CAN BEES DAMAGE MY HOME?

Although bees themselves are not likely to damage your property directly, the hives they build can. Bees usually build their hives in sheltered areas that are dry and protected from the elements, such as lofts, walls, and roofing eaves. Given time, the weight of the bee hive can overwhelm the structural integrity of your home, especially if the remains untreated.

If you suspect that bees have moved in to your property, it’s essential to work alongside a professional bee removal company to safely remove the hive and relocate the bees. By acting quickly to remove a bee infestation, you can protect your property and prevent further damage from occurring.

HOW TO REMOVE BEES IN EPPING

Tracker Pest Control are professionals in the non toxic live removal and relocation of bees in and around the entire Epping area. We carefully remove the hive by hand from walls or roof areas, and extensively clean the area to be certain that no honey residue or hive structure is left behind. We then relocate the bees by either donating them to local beekeepers to give them a place to live where they can thrive or move them to a safer area.  We ensure that bees are removed carefully and ethically and you can rest assured we are fully insured to carry out all aspects of working with bees.

Whether you are a company or an individual, not following your legal obligations can lead to a £25,000 fine.

It is important that you know the following in regards to our services:

Even if nest entrances and combs are sealed after we are finished, simply spraying or smoke bombing the honeybees will not resolve the problem. These methods are ineffective as it only has a negative impact on honeybees doing nothing but antagonise them and it leaves behind the combs. Spraying the bees will make them more aggressive and they will be more likely to sting.

Abandoned honeycombs are ideal environments for moth and mite infestations. If left for long enough they can also start to smell and melt causing lasting or permanent damage to the property. Honey Bee colonies are known to store up to 300kg of honey and 80,000 worker bees.

Reasons for relocating honey bees from void spaces specifically

There is a major disease risk to local healthy honey bee colonies when leaving combs in void spaces. American and European Foul Broad are two of the main diseases known to be passed on, along with a slew of others that can impact other healthy colonies locally. In short, this means it is better for the whole species to have them removes alive and relocated to a professional beekeeper where they can be monitored and treated appropriately.

 
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