Bees live practically anywhere individuals can live, other than places of year round severe cold, but some bumblebees can reside far north and also in the mountains where it is actually cold the majority of the year.
Bees seek a range of houses, depending upon the species. Numerous are singular animals, constructing small burrows in the earth. Some will certainly burrow in the ground and others will look for hollow wood or a house’s walls to produce their nest.
If bees enter your home it is merely because they are wanting to produce their own home. There are many desirable locations of your home for bees including wall voids and chimney cavities.
Why Do I Have Bees?
Probably it is a bit of misfortune as bees are very random in selecting nest sites. They do seem to choose areas with morning sun, often East or Southeast facing areas. Even very little holes enable access for bees. It is likewise likely that there were clearly bees on the property previously and you weren’t notified about it. Possibly a previous hive wasn’t cleared out properly and is calling the bees back.
Determine What Kind of Bees Are on Your Property
Lots of creatures are called bees when they are in fact wasps or some other type of insect.
If you see a true honey bee it will be fuzzy, have four wings, straight antennae and be a length of around 3/4 inches. When you see a very large bee it is most likely a carpenter bee. The smaller sized bees are normally solitary and non-social. You may see bees that are green, black, yellow, yellow and black, and many other color varieties and mixes. If you find a brownish bee it is likely a honey bee. Although not a bee, a yellowjacket is about the same size of a honey bee but include a darker black and brighter yellow color.
The primary danger from bees is stinging. There is a variety of protein contaminants, enzymes and biogenic amines in bee venom. The stinging impacts are not due to the acidity or alkalinity of the venom per se, but the toxicity of the venom itself. Bee stings are not generally deadly to a normal person and require a substantial number of stings to cause death, but a person who is allergic might quickly be eliminated with simply one sting.
If you aren’t sure what type of bee is buzzing around your home or you’ve identified a nest, offer us a call right away at (323) 431-9028 so we can send somebody out to have a look!