When it comes to insect infestations, one of the most perilous types to deal with is bees. If you suffer from bees infesting your backyard and making a hive or two, then you might want to consider some of the following ways to get rid of them.
Let Sleeping Bees Lie
Swarming bees are, by and large, not dangerous. If you notice large clusters of bees buzzing around together, and do not see any hive in sight, it is recommended that you stay inside simply wait for them to leave your property. Swarming bees do not attack, so long as they are unprovoked, and, since they do not have a home to return to, they will leave your property rather quickly. On the other hand, you can also leaves bees alone if you do discover a hive on your property. Most colonies will quickly dissipate and move along once cold weather rolls in.
Before using this method, it is highly recommended that you have the proper wear for it. Make sure that you are wearing protective gear that covers both your face and hands. The most appropriate time to apply this concoction is during the middle of the night; most bees are not active this time, and you will minimize your chance of being stung. This admixture is not dangerous to humans, so do not worry about accidentally poisoning yourself or getting these ingredients on your skin. Simply create a mix of half water and half vinegar and place it in a spray bottle, spraying the offending hive. The creation will create a dry husk on the exoskeletons of bees and prevent them from being able to properly breathe.
Homemade traps can also be quite effective in eliminating bees. All that you will need is an empty two liter bottle of soda, some sugar water, and a store bought bee trap. Cut off the very top of the two liter bottle and fill it with approximately two inches of sugar water and then place the store bought trap on top of the two liter bottle. The sugar water will attract the bees, into the two liter bottle, but they will not be able to leave after the trap does its work. This will essentially suffocate or drown the pests.
Although these tricks are relatively effective in eliminating bees from your property, it is highly recommended that you call on the services of a pest removal professional in order to efficiently and properly rid yourself of a bee problem.
After living with a pest problem in our home for years, I kind of figured the bugs were there to stay. I had tried just about every kind of at-home treatment that I could think of, but nothing was working. It was frustrating, but I knew that there had to be something that could help. After failing for what seemed like the millionth time, I finally decided to work with a professional exterminator. The expert was incredibly proficient and knowledgeable about pest problems, and remarkably, he removed all of the pests from our house that day. This blog is all about working with a pro to eliminate pest problems.