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Fort Lauderdale Bee Removal

Hello!  My name is Patrick, and I specialize in the removal of honey bee hives from homes and other buildings.  I am based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and service most of southeast FL, including Palm Beach, Boca Raton and Miami.

I operate a fully licensed and insured pest control business in the state of Florida.  I have the best bee removal equipment and training available, and I have the best insurance and licensing available as well.

I have a great advantage over the large pest control firms - first of all, I do better work than them, hands down.  If you hire a big bug company, you'll get an underpaid employee who doesn't really care of the job is done right.  If you hire me, I will arrive at your house, and do the job correctly and professionally, from start to finish.  I have 5 years of bee removal experience, and I am available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Give me a call!

Honey Bee removal is not a trivial matter.  Well, first of all, it's important to properly identify the bee species that you have in your home or building.  Different insects require different approaches.  I am fully trained and equipped to deal with all nuisance stinging insects, but the Honey Bee, of the genus Apis, of which there are several species, including the Africanized Killer Bee, which has invaded Florida, require special care.

You can't just use a poison control solution when it comes to honey bees.  Poison does work for several species of insects.  But Honey Bees must be removed by hand, and the entire hive must be removed.  This is why these special bee suits and equipment are manufactured in the first place.  You've got to remove the entire hive, because a beehive may be comprised of several thousand, even tens of thousands of bees.  Not only that, they create a large network of wax honeycombs and honey.  If you don't remove the whole hive properly, you'll have a few problems on your hands.  First, new bees will find the hive.  Second and more importantly, you'll have a huge pile, sometimes hundreds of pounds, of wax and honey and dead bees festering inside the building, and leaking a stinky mess everywhere.

We are based in Fort Lauderdale FL. We operate 24/7, and strive for the highest level of customer service - we show up as scheduled, in clean truck and uniform, and we use the best equipment. We offer a full written guarantee on our work, and provide a full range of services for all of your bee control needs. We put a great deal of care and pride into our work, and make sure that the bee problem is gone for good.

Superior Bee Removal: We have trained for years specially on bee control and hive removal.  Our experience counts a great deal when it comes to properly understanding the species of bee, and the type of hive that you are dealing with.  My knowledge of architecture means that I am specially prepared to properly disassemble the area in order to remove the hive in its entirety, and fix the open area afterward.  Bees can live in walls, roofs, attics, chimneys, soffits, under decks, and several other areas.  They can even live as a swarm outside of a building, and each different area requires a different approach in order to get the job done right.  I have been known to remove some hives as high as 60 feet off the ground!  Not every bee removal company can do that.  But more importantly, not every bee removal company is owner-operated, providing both the best level of service, and competitive rates, below that of the big companies and their unmotivated employees.  Give me a call at 954-756-7969, and we'll schedule an appointment.

We service greater Fort Lauderdale, FL including all of Broward County and the towns/cities of Boca Raton, Deerfield Beach, Coral Springs, Coconut Creek, Margate, North Lauderdale, Lauderhill, Pompano Beach, Oakland Park, Plantation, Cooper City, Weston, Hollywood and more.  We will also travel for bee removal projects in any part of the state.

Bee Control News Clip: BOCA RATON - Africanized honeybee colonies are spreading throughout Southern Florida. The Entomologist, Florida Department of Agriculture and Food Compliance specialist of insect programs, told the Broward County Commission at its meeting Monday the increasing presence of Africanized honeybees - also called "killer bees" - is no surprise in Southern Florida as its migration to the state has been anticipated since the bees were first detected in the state over 20 years ago. "We found it (in Florida) in 1988," The Entomologist said. "We don't really expect to keep it out." The human eye is unable to determine the difference between Africanized honeybees and European honeybees, with the latter prevalent in Florida. The bees can only be reliably distinguished by genetic testing, The Entomologist said. The sting is the same for both bees, and the lifestyle is almost identical. "The important differences are the colonies are smaller. They're much more prolific so if you have an African colony it could live in a tire on the ground. They love to be in a water heater box," The Entomologist said. "The European bee lives, typically, in a Winnie the Pooh tree with lots of insulation, and it needs lots of honey to get through winter. "This bee, because it's a tropical bee, lives in smaller, unpredictable places, and it also produces a lot of swarms. So if you have one colony, it's going to produce up to 20 swarms in a season," she added. "So once you get some, you get a lot of them." The Africanized honeybee got its nickname, "killer bee," because of its highly aggressive nature to defend its nest, which can result in massive stinging events after one bee leaves its stinger, signaling as an alert to other bees to attack. Despite colder temperatures in Broward County, the population of killer bees shows no sign of decline. "Insects adapt quickly, and they've also been mixing with the bees that we have here already, which do survive winter," The Entomologist said. "The most important thing is if they can find the eaves of a house or a skirt of a mobile home or somewhere where they can shave off a little bit of that cold winter, we've found them to survive." A single hive of killer bees was eradicated from a Palm Beach home in March 2009, a month after the first confirmation of the bees in Florida was declared when five hives were discovered in the south Florida region. Since that time, the UDAF has sampled 16 colonies in Broward County, with 10 of them testing positive as killer bees. In Miami Dade County, 534 of 1171 colonies tested were determined to be killer bees. "We do have the weather working against them, but we do have all these extra habitats that humans provide," The Entomologist said. Though there have been no reported stinging attacks on humans or animals in Florida this week, a dog in Boca Raton was killed last year by a swarm of killer bees, in addition to a 53-year-old man in Fort Lauderdale who was hospitalized after sustaining an estimated 1,000 stings after uncovering a large colony from moving a boulder with a backhoe in his yard. "I think the public needs to be concerned," said a FL beekeeper. "If people need to tear things out, take down buildings or move old junk, they should walk around and make sure they don't have a beehive in there or something because I think that is where there is potential for trouble. People need to watch those things."