Admittedly, Bees and wasps can be very distressing to control and manage. Honey bee stings are quite painful and even life threatening, yet farmers make a fortune selling honey. On the flip side, wasps are never aggressive unless they feel threatened. This makes them look harmless. However, if they sting you, it is very painful and can be deadly since their sting produces a fatal anaphylactic reaction. If you have these insects in undesirable spots like near your house, yard or working area, you can possibly relocate them. However, you should make every effort to use eco-friendly methods to control them rather than extreme extermination.
Though wasps and bees are considered beneficial insects, sometimes they can build a hive in structures which can lead to potentially dangerous situations, damage, and can attract pests. Since bees and wasps are highly beneficial to the environment and some species are under threat, they should not be killed. Many farmers and environmentalists discourage the use extermination methods as a way to control these bugs.
The following are ways to relocate bees and wasps in a safe, modern fashion without killing them.
Experienced Bee and Wasp Catchers
There are close to a thousand businesses that have specialized in bee and wasps safe relocation. Hiring one of these companies may work well for you. Experienced bee and wasp catchers will remove the nest and relocate it. Since these insects often follow their nests, a swift relocation takes place. Additionally, expert bee and wasp catchers will thoroughly clean up the initial dwelling place of the bees and wasps to ensure there is no future breeding of the colonies. When bees are completely relocated, other close associates like wasps, moths, and rodents follow suit. The smell of the honeycomb attracts wasps and other insects causing a swift removal of more than four species in your property. To avoid potential re-infestation, experienced bee catchers may pour organic chemicals in the former area where they used to inhabit.
DIY Wasps and Bees Relocation
If you wish to save money during these harsh economic times, you should consider relocating bees and wasps on your own. Instead of paying a lot of money to bee and wasp relocating experts, you can just employ simple tactics to relocate them. However, you should be very cautious not to get stung. Ensure you hire a bee and wasp protector costume. The full costume includes mask, long sleeve overall, shoes and gloves. After carefully putting on the costume, go directly to the bee hive relocate it to the place of your choice. However, if you wish not to keep the bees in any area near you, you can always sell the bee hive to interested parties. There is a wide market for bee hives, and the best way to get customers in your locality is through internet marketing.
It is always better to prevent the infestation of wasps in the early stages of breeding. You may notice a few wasps in your house that will later breed to produce an entire colony. So, if you see wasps and bees exterminate them as soon as possible before they breed. Prevention is always better than extermination. Therefore, employ prevention methods such as good hygiene to prevent breeding of wasps and other insects. Research shows that wasps and other insects breed very well in untidy houses and compounds. Areas with pond water also act as a breeding ground for these creatures. Consequently, always maintain a high standard of cleanliness at your home, compound and even your working premises.
Minimize the Feeding Habit of Bees and Wasps
Bees and wasps share a common thing when it comes to diet, they both feed on nectar. Therefore, you should limit the number of flowers in your garden and yard. In this case, these creatures will have less to feed on and will not breed. Areas with many flowers are prone to bee and wasp infestation.
Keep Your Ceiling Clean and Neat
Almost 90 percent of home wasps and bees have their nests in the ceiling. They usually hide in small holes or decorations that are hanging on the ceiling. Pest control experts say that decoration during Christmas time can act as a nest for these pests. So, it is advisable to keep the ceiling clean and avoid much decoration.
The above fact show Eco-friendly ways you that be applied to control and carefully manage pests. If you implement these methods effectively, your home will be free from pests.