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Professional Bee Control Scunthorpe And Grimsby

Bees are an important part of our habitat, and they’re less aggressive than wasps and other insect pests. However, when bees swarm, they can become a problem.

While bees will only sting when frightened, this can occur in crowded areas or during busy summer months.

So, if you notice bees at home or business premises, then you need Briarquest Pest Control. We offer safe, humane relocation for bee colonies throughout Scunthrope, Hull, Grimsby and the surrounding areas.

Our team offers structural bee nest removal to ensure the entire colony is relocated to a new place and avoid structural damage to your property. Call 01724 376330 to find out more and get a quote for your bee removal project today.

Andy Hartley
Andy Hartley
great service and great guy. my wife called him the Friday night and was here Saturday morning bang on time. sorted a huge wasp nest and it's completely empty the next day with no sign of wasps. would highly recommend. sorry about you getting stung, they must have know you.
Richard Weatherley
Richard Weatherley
Called on Ian’s service to deal with a very active wasp nest mid-afternoon on a Saturday, came round on the Sunday and dealt with it promptly. Excellent service, very pleasant chap, highly recommended!!
Ant Smith
Ant Smith
Ian was brilliant from 1st contact to the end of the process. After a new roof we ended up with a bird mite infestation from an abandoned nest. On 1st noticing mites we didn't know what they were or what was the cause. I sent Ian pics, which he identified himself but confirmed with an entymologist. He then advised on what we could do ourselves - there was no hard sell of his services and no charge for the diagnosis or advice. In the end, we got him to treat everything and he was extremely helpful, working around our and our pets needs. Would thoroughly recommend.
David Wood
David Wood
Great service, arrived with 90 mins of call. Did a great job and he's a really nice guy also. Highly recommended
Excellent service from Briarquest Pest Control. I contacted them by email about a wasp nest and within minutes had a call from Ian. After sending some pictures of the problem he called back and booked to visit later that day. He was very friendly and professional, explained what he was doing, what to expect going forward, and left paperwork with details of what work had been done, chemicals used, etc. Ian followed up with a text a couple of days later to check the wasps were no longer a problem. Great service. Based on my experience so far I would definitely recommend Briarquest to others and would use them again.
Ian came at short notice and offered sensible and professional advice as to how to proof our house, and then had the work done within a week. He has always been available for advice since and made a follow up call today. Recommended
Carrie Hillman
Carrie Hillman
Excellent service. Contacted Ian regarding a possible wasp nest in our loft. He come out the following day and has sorted the problem. Couldn't ask for a better service 😃
Sarah Dronfield
Sarah Dronfield
I was impressed by how quickly Ian responded to my enquiry. I left a message via his website on a Sunday and he responded the same day and visited to carryout the work the next day. He let me know when to expect him and he was on time. The service he provided was very efficient. Hopefully I will not have any future issues but his work is guaranteed for 1 month. I will definitely recommend Ian to friends and family. He is local to Scunthorpe and I like to use local trades people.

Types Of Bees Found In The UK

There are several species of bees in the UK, but the two that most people are aware of are the honey bee and the bumblebee.

Honey bees will quite often cause a problem when deciding to set up a new home under your soffits, in your roof space, in air vents, behind brickwork, and inside chimneys.

Sometimes, a swarm can easily be removed; on other occasions, it becomes a more serious problem involving what is known as a chop out, where a builder or roofer is required to attend and gain access to the bee colony.

We can safely re-home bees and their nests, arranging to make good any brickwork, roofing or chimney problems.

The key with honey bee swarms is to act fast, as once they get established and start packing the hive with honey, things will only get worse. 

Bees in hive
Bumblebees flying

The other common species of bee in the UK is the bumblebee. Bumblebees are not really aggressive as long as you leave them alone.

Their nests look like little collections of milky marbles, and males will quite often loiter outside nests in gangs, waiting for new queens to emerge. Bumblebees have been known to nest in lofts and under sheds or under garden waste and in compost heaps. 

Other types of bees you might encounter include the common carder bee, mining bees, mason bees and many more.

Within each species, there are different designations of bees, such as worker bees, which are females that aren’t the queen but live in the same hive.

Some of these bees will tunnel underground, while others fly more openly. Some are solitary bees, while others spend most of their time in their bee nest with others.

Whatever type of bees you’re dealing with, our team can help keep you safe while ensuring the bees are not harmed, thanks to our safe bee nest removal services.

How We Deal With Bees And Remove Bee Nests

When we need to remove bees from a property, we aim to offer an effective solution that’s safe and doesn’t harm the bees or the structure. As many as 25% of the species of bee in the UK are endangered, but despite popular belief, none of them are protected by law.

Still, Briarquest Pest Control firmly believes that the UK needs more bees, not less, but that they need to be located away from humans for their safety and ours. Where possible, we recommend you build a bee hotel in your garden or install air bricks with gaps to allow bees to nest in the brickwork. While you might see the occasional bee, you won’t have to deal with as much disturbance as you would with wasps.

If the bees are in an area that’s unsafe for them or those around them, such as a school or a busy home, we can help to remove the bees. Our team can carry out structural bee nest removal, cutting into chimneys, wall cavities and other structures to be able to fully remove the bee hive.

We can then remove the nest and bees to another area where there are other colonies living safely without much human interaction.

Additionally, we also offer wasp nest removal, but if you believe the issue is bees and it turns out to be wasps, a call-out charge will be applied.

For insect pest control, including humane bee removal throughout North East Lincolnshire, contact us today.

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