Bees

Bees In Buildings

Bees In Buildings During the Spring and Summer each year we receive a huge number of enquiries regarding bees in buildings as we have specialised in working with bees. Most enquiries are about Honeybees, but some are about Bumble bees or other types of bees. We should make clear from the outset, for several reasons […]

Northampton Honey Bee Removal

Northampton Honey Bee Removal Introduction In the bustling Eastern District of Northampton, a colony of honeybees had made an unexpected home in the external wall of a second floor flat, much to the consternation of its residents. This detailed account provides insights into a non-invasive, environmentally friendly, and safe method employed to deal with such […]

What are honeybee swarms and where do they go? (OR Help – I’ve got honeybees in my building!)

What are Honeybee Swarms? Each year between around April and July, almost every colony of honeybees will naturally swarm. This is regardless of whether the colony is kept in a hive by a beekeeper or is a feral colony living naturally in a tree or other location. Swarming is the honeybees natural method of reproduction. […]

How To Get Rid of Bees

How To Get Rid of Bees Bees are extremely important insects as far as our ecosystems are concerned. Without them many of the crops that we rely on would not be pollinated potentially leading to food shortages, did you know that there are around 70 crops in the UK which depend on our Bee pollination? […]

Honeybee Cut-Outs

Honeybee Cut-Outs At iX5 Pest Control we are seeing a huge increase in the number of enquiries about our honeybee removal work (sometimes known as honeybee cut-outs). In the last 3 weeks we have undertaken a number of honeybee removal jobs, including removing an established colony from the ceiling of a listed building, another colony […]

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