Honey Bee Hive - Honey Bee Removal


Honey bees are crucial for pollination and honey production, but they can become a nuisance or health threat, especially for sting-sensitive individuals. Swarming, which usually happens in late spring and early summer, can be particularly concerning when bees settle in residential areas, making bee pest control essential.

Though generally not dangerous, swarms can still pose risks if bees are disturbed. Professional honey bee removal ensures safety, property protection, and enjoyable outdoor spaces.

1. Health and Safety Concerns

Bee stings can cause significant pain and pose serious risks, especially for individuals with allergies. Prompt bee removal helps ensure your family’s safety and well-being.

2. Preventing Property Damage

Bee hives in walls or attics can cause significant damage. Early removal helps maintain your home’s integrity and avoid costly repairs.

3. Protecting Outdoor Activities

Bees around your garden or patio can make outdoor activities stressful. Removing them ensures your outdoor spaces remain safe and enjoyable.


At Bobcat Wildlife & Pest Management, we offer reliable honey bee control services designed to protect your property and maintain a balanced environment. Here’s how we can help you manage honey bee problems effectively:

  • Humane Bee Control Methods: Our team uses techniques that prioritize the safety and well-being of the bees, such as relocation rather than extermination. We ensure that the bees are handled ethically while resolving the issue efficiently.

  • Comprehensive Site Inspections: Our team performs detailed inspections to identify honey bee activity, such as swarms on trees, shrubs, or structures. We carefully examine these areas to accurately evaluate the situation and recommend the most effective solution.

  • Effective Preventative Measures: Once the immediate bee problem is resolved, we take steps to protect your property from future bee activity. We recommend sealing potential entry points and removing attractants to prevent bees from returning.

  • Eco-Friendly Techniques: We utilize environmentally responsible methods to ensure the safety of your family and minimize the impact on the local ecosystem. Our solutions are designed to be effective while preserving the natural balance of your surroundings.

  • Tailored Bee Management Plans: Recognizing that each bee situation is unique, we create individualized management plans to address your specific needs. Our tailored strategies ensure that the solutions we provide are both effective and long-lasting.

Important Notes:

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    Swarm Management: If you find a honey bee swarm on a tree, shrub, or house, it is usually best to leave it alone, as the swarm will often move on. Keep a safe distance and ensure others do the same.

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    Health Threats: If the swarm poses a health threat, especially in heavily used public areas, seek professional help immediately. Swarming bees may carry diseases and parasites that are challenging to manage.

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    Established Colonies: If bees have made their home in your siding, chimney, or soffits, it’s crucial to address the issue before they become established and start producing honey. Contact Bobcat Wildlife & Pest Management to safely and effectively remove the bees and protect your property.


At Bobcat Wildlife & Pest Management, we tackle the unique challenges posed by honey bees with a comprehensive plan that includes meticulous inspections, effective removal practices, and proactive preventive strategies. Each stage of our process is carried out with careful attention to detail, ensuring that your home remains secure and free from honey bee disturbances.


Have other unwelcome guests in your home? Bobcat Wildlife & Pest Management can handle all your wildlife and pest issues effectively:

All-Inclusive Wildlife Management
Raccoons rummaging through your trash? Squirrels nesting in your attic? We’ve got you covered. Our expert team safely and responsibly relocates wildlife, keeping your property secure and free from disruptions.

Advanced Insect Control
Dealing with a termite infestation or ants in your kitchen? Our specialized insect control solutions target the problem at its source. We eliminate and prevent insect issues to keep your home pest-free.

Comprehensive Rodent Control
Mice or rats invading your space? Our efficient rodent control methods quickly and thoroughly remove these pests, ensuring your home stays rodent-free for the long term.

At Bobcat Wildlife & Pest Management, we offer thorough solutions to keep your home safe, secure, and pest-free. Reach out to us for professional pest control services customized to meet your specific needs.


Bats nesting in attic space

Honey bees can be elusive, but several signs can reveal their presence. Recognizing these indicators is crucial for effective honey bee control. Keep an eye out for the following signs:

1. Distinctive Behaviors

Honey bee swarms often consist of hundreds to thousands of bees, led by a queen. They fly around briefly before settling and clustering on tree branches, shrubs, or similar structures.

2. Signs of Swarming

Swarms may remain in one place from an hour to several days, influenced by weather conditions and the time it takes for scout bees to locate a new nesting site. Once a suitable location is found, the swarm relocates.

3. Increased Activity

While honey bees do not leave traditional tracks, you may notice increased bee activity around flowers, gardens, and potential nesting sites. Bee droppings, although less commonly noticed, can sometimes be found near the hive or on surfaces below their flight path.


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  • Damage of Property

  • Contamination of Property

Frequently Asked Questions

We use advanced bee pest control techniques tailored to your specific needs, ensuring effective and responsible bee management.

We prioritize quick service, typically performing evaluations within 1-2 business days, depending on the season and workload.

We use safe removal and relocation techniques to manage honey bee populations while minimizing harm to the bees.

Yes, our top priority is the safety of your family and pets. Our eco-friendly methods ensure everyone’s safety and we keep you informed throughout the process.

We offer expert tips on keeping your property bee-free, including sealing potential entry points and eliminating sources that attract bees.

Why Choose Bobcat Wildlife & Pest Control

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We service the entire Iowa City, IA metro area. Contact us today for the safe and efficient removal of your pest problem.

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