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Bee Removal in the Nottingham Area


We would always encourage you to live with bees and while we are happy to re-locate swarms of honey bees outside the nest, please note that on ethical grounds Pest Professionals will not attempt eradication of honey bees under any circumstances. If you have a honey bee colony in an inaccessible place such as a chimney, we can put you in touch with a specialist relocation service who will discuss the options with you – just email . We will also only ever consider eradication of bumble bees as an absolute last resort in rare situations such as where life can be demonstrated to be in danger or if important work cannot be completed without action being taken, and we will always look at relocation first.

If you have a problem with bees or a bees nest at your property or place of work the Pest Professionals in Nottingham can assist. We provide you with instant help in two very practical steps:

The no obligation phone consultation service applies to both residential and business customers in the Nottingham region. No bee issue or bees nest removal job is too large or too small for us to consider. Where appropriate we have the ability to advise on any immediate action required to safeguard your health, property or possessions prior to a visit. If a visit is called for we let you know if there will be a call out fee and also advise on the probable costs of any bee removal should it be required.

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Bees form intricate social colonies with a solitary fertile queen and are an incredibly important pollinator. As such our primary priority as pest controllers when bee’s nest removal is necessary is to keep the bee hive alive and intact.

The key is to locate an experienced beekeeper who will accept the bee hive and look after it, and we can in most cases assist in this process.

Worker bees form the vast bulk of the colony and their numbers can reach over 30,000 in the height of the season. Some workers remain with the queen to tend her, feed the larvae, produce honey, create new wax honeycombs for the larvae and secure the nest. Older workers leave the nest in the search for sources of nectar and pollen. The queen may lay a million eggs in her lifetime.

Bees are generally not thought of as pests and (unless provoked) will not attack you. The sting of worker bees is barbed and can not be retracted, and carries a poison sac which continues to pump venom.

A tiny minority of people are hyper allergic to this venom and if a hive is in close proximity to people, for instance, nearby to your property, or even in it (chimneys being a prime candidate), action may be needed to move it. This should only ever be attempted by an experienced pest controller or bee keeper, both of whom will wear special protective clothing.

Eradication is very much a last resort for a pest controller, and will depend upon his ability to take out the honeycomb and/or seal the nest after the main task is done. There is a significant danger of secondary poisoning if robber bees access a previously poisoned nest and carry the insecticide back to their home colony.

How To Discriminate Between Bees and Wasps

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Both bees and wasps are members of the Hymenoptera order of insects, but they can be readily distinguished from each other. Honey bees are usually dark brown, with a pale orange/amber band and, importantly, they are hairy. Wasps have bright yellow and black stripes and have a constricted waist and smooth skin.

If you are in need of sound advice or a speedy solution to bee problem or a bees nest removal anywhere in Nottingham or the surrounding towns and villages – speak to us.

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