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Bee Removal Houston

Bee removal

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  • Bee removal involves the physical removal of feral bees and their nest from a location, such as a building, tree, or other structure.
  • The removal process typically involves the use of specialized protective equipment and tools, as well as techniques to safely capture and relocate the bees without harming them.
  • Bee removal is often necessary to prevent damage or danger to property or people, and should be performed by experienced professionals who can ensure that the bees are safely and effectively removed.

Bee Cleanup

Bee Cleanup
  • Bee cleanup is the process of removing a bee nest and any associated wax comb and debris from within the walls of a building.
  • This process requires careful extraction of the nest, as well as removal of any damaged or contaminated materials to prevent future infestations or damage to the structure.
  • Following removal, the area must be thoroughly cleaned and sanitized to prevent the buildup of bacteria and other harmful substances, and to ensure that the space is safe for use.

Bee Exclusion

Bee Exclusion
  • Honeybee exclusion is a process used to prevent honeybees from entering or establishing a hive in a particular area, typically a building or other structure.
  • This is often achieved through the use of physical barriers, such as screens or mesh, that prevent bees from entering the area while still allowing air and light to pass through.
  • Exclusion techniques may also involve sealing potential entry points, such as cracks or gaps in the structure, to prevent bees from gaining access to the interior. Exclusion is often preferred over extermination as it allows bees to continue their vital role in the environment without causing damage or disruption to human activity.

Bee Removal Resources

If you would like to learn more about bee removal or are considering doing it yourself, here are some articles and resources:


  • Dealing with Nuisance Bees and Removing Nuisance Bees – Mississippi State University
  • Honey Bees in and around buildings – Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service Austin
  • Be sure whomever you hire is licensed and insured.  Licensing involves background checks in most cases which screen out people who should not hold professional licenses.  Insurance protects your property from accidental damage.  As a licensed and insured pest control company Big City Pest and Wildlife is a good choice for bee removal.
  • Be removal requires the use of special bee suits, gloves, and equipment such as bee smokers.  In addition, it’s a good idea to have somewhere for the bees to live once you remove them.  Big City Pest and Wildlife uses the same equipment as commercial beekeepers.  We place them in a hive, try to protect the young bees in comb, and provide them with food while they adjust.
  • Removing bees often results in the hive losing most of its honey.  That is why it’s important to have a safe nectar substitute available for them immediately.
  • We work with local beekeepers to relocate the hive to an appropriate location so it can continue benefitting society by pollinating crops and flowers.  Did you know that many food crops are pollinated by bees?
  • As a certified Wildlife Control Operator we are also experienced in finding and closing the entrances bees use to make a hive in your home or building.  If the entrances are not closed off and the hive residue cleaned up you will have more bees and other insects soon.
  • Temporary and permanent repairs carry a warranty against future infestation.  
  • Whether your bee problem is down low or up high we can safely access and remove the bee hive.  Give us a call today.

Bee Removal Definitions

  • Hive – a human provided box or enclosure for a bee nest
  • Nest – What a bee colony builds in a wall, tree, building, or hive box.
  • Colony – A collection of bees led by a queen bee.
  • Feral – bees that are not kept by a beekeeper.
  • Beek – shorthand for beekeeper
  • Spicy – Aggressive bees that sting without provocation
  • Extermination – killing bees that cannot be economically removed or that are overly aggressive.
  • Euthanize – another word for extermination
  • Removal – process of removing a nest
  • Cut-out – removal that involves cutting a wall, ceiling, or roof
  • Relocation – moving the bee nest once it has been removed.
  • Exclusion – blocking future access by bees to a location.  Begins with good construction practices.