The presence of bees and their hives in your home can be so annoying. Although these bees will not do any harm unless they become agitated, the presence of a swarm of bees in your home can be dangerous as these may sting anyone accidentally. Being stung by a bee can be very painful and in fact, there are some people who get allergic upon being stung. Thus getting rid of these bees can be a top priority for you.
But we cannot hide the fact that getting rid of bees is very risky, especially if you are untrained, unequipped and unknowledgeable about the correct means of how to get rid of bees. At the end of the day, you might get stung with a swarm of bees in various parts of your body—and this can be dangerous. Here are important steps on how to get rid of bees:
- Find where the bees dwell. Finding where bees dwell may be difficult if you are not aware of how bees behave. You may often see them around the place flying and hopping from one flower to another… but bees are actually diurnal creatures, which means they are active during the daytime. Finding their hives is easy during twilight as they usually head back to their nests.
- Get Yourself A Potent Pesticide. There are various pesticides in the market today and it is a must to identify which among them is the most efficient. You may ask the local warehouse or co-op as regards to the sprays efficient in driving these bees away.
- Equip Yourself With Protection. Spraying these chemicals into the beehive is a risky thing to accomplish. To avoid being stung and attacked by these bees, be sure to wear thick clothing and cover your face with a face mask or a mesh impenetrable by these bees. To make sure you achieved your goal, observe the following day whether or not the bees are still present. You may spray the beehive once more to ensure nothing’s left inside the hive.
- Destroy the Hive. The absence of bees lurking around the hive is not an assurance that the beehive is no longer functional. It may still be used by different bees at a later time. Wear the same clothing and destroy the said beehive.
These four easy steps on how to get rid of bees must be properly followed. Otherwise, you may place yourself at risk of being attacked by bees or you may not succeed in the task of completely driving these pests away.