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Fox Pest Control’s Connecticut Bee Exterminator Service

Bee season comes every year in Connecticut without fail. It’s important to control bees early so they don’t take over your patio each summer. If you find a nest, it can be dangerous to try to remove it yourself. Don’t risk it! Let Fox Pest Control do the dirty work.

Signs of a Bee Infestation

You might already know that you have a Bee problem. But here are a couple of the most common signs of a bee infestation in Connecticut. 

Sightings

Bees are most often seen buzzing near flowers, from fruit tree blooms to decorative plants.

Activity

Carpenter bees drill holes in wood. These infestations are usually found in uncured wood in trees, fences, homes, wooden decks or outdoor furniture, or telephone poles.

Nests

Some kinds of bees make a visible nest. Most of these in Connecticut are either honeybees or a type of wasps — which are often mistaken for bees.

What You Need to Know About Bees in Connecticut

  • Bees like to hide in the cracks and spaces around your home. This includes around pipes, doors and windows, and by the sill plates and foundation. 
  • Sometimes the bees we see outside are actually honey bees. These bees are essential to the environment and are usually harmless, as they spread pollen between plants and collect nectar for honey. 
  • If honey bees become invasive, you should contact a local beekeeper to remove them. Fox Pest Control treats for all other types of bees. 

Helpful Bee Prevention Tips: 

  • Always clean and cover your garbage cans.
  • Use silicone-based caulk, fine mesh steel metal screens, and steel plates to seal common entry points
  • Watch for nests. 

How Do I Get Rid Of Bees?

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Think you have a bee problem? Call Fox Pest Control at (203) 660-0988 for a free Connecticut bee control quote.

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Schedule CT prompt control service with one of our certified technicians.

Service

Your technician will conduct a thorough pest control inspection of your home and property in order to provide a customized bee treatment plan that will be most effective for your situation.

Report

You will receive a detailed report of the service provided and helpful recommendations to remain bee free.

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Bee Control FAQ

What should I do if I find a honeybee nest on my property?

If your area has problems with honey bees in Connecticut, it’s best to call a professional removal expert with the ability to relocate the bees while minimizing any harm to them and to you.

Are bees dangerous?

Most honey bees are not aggressive unless disturbed, although areas in the southern parts of the United States — like Texas, Florida, and California — are seeing increasing numbers of Africanized honey bees, which are extremely aggressive.

Can honey bees make a nest in my house?

Honey bees generally don’t like to nest in an area that has a lot of traffic from humans or predatory insects. Most honey bees rarely infest homes and prefer to be left alone. The one exception to this is the Africanized honey bee, which is extremely aggressive.

Does Fox Pest Control treat honey bees?

Currently, none of our branches treat honey bees or remove their nests. Since they are a protected species in many states across the country, we rely on honeybee removal experts in many cases.

How do I find a good honey bee removal service?

Find a responsible honey bee removal expert who follows state regulations. Try to preserve the hive and the honey as much as possible.

How do honey bees survive the winter?

As the weather gets colder in Connecticut, all the bees in the hive gather together and vibrate their abdomens to make warmth. A few bees will die, even in a strong hive, but native bees are well equipped to survive the winter.

How do I tell the difference between a honeybee and a wasp?

Body Color and Shape. Wasps have an elongated abdomen, and, usually, bright colors that stand out. Honey bees have a more muted yellow and black or brown appearance and have a more rounded body shape. 

Hairs. Honey bees also have a large amount of fine hairs on their body and legs, making them look fuzzy. Few wasps have any hairs, and most have none at all.

Legs. Some honey bees that forage for nectar will also have yellowish clumps (pollen baskets) on their hind legs. 

How do bees contribute to the environment?

Besides making delicious honey, honey bees are valuable to the environment because they spread pollen between plants. This keeps plants strong and healthy and allows trees and other fruit-bearing plants to produce delicious food.

What are Africanized honey bees?

Africanized honey bees are the product of an experiment in Brazil where a scientist bred wild African honey bees with European honey bees.

Where are Africanized honey bees located? 

After they were bred, Africanized honeybees were accidentally set loose. They spread throughout South America and have reached the southern United States, from Florida to Texas and California.

Are Africanized Honey Bees dangerous?

Africanized honey bees are extremely dangerous because they have large numbers of stinging bees in a single hive that are all willing to attack with little provocation.

What should I do if I find an Africanized honey bee hive?

If you live in a state with Africanized honey bees, be extremely cautious. In some of our areas, you can call Fox to be directed to a trustworthy Africanized honey bee removal expert.

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JC was the best technician we’ve had thus far. He was thorough, incredibly nice and he managed to find the main source of our yellow jacket problems within just minutes on our property. We were beyond pleased with his professional and friendly demeanor and were so happy that he made sure to give us solid advice to prevent pest issues in the future. Fox Pest Control and JC are so helpful and we appreciate their effective service always!


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  • We insist on a triple check screening process to ensure the safety of our customers.
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If a Fox Pest Control customer has an infestation of covered pests between regularly scheduled Home Protection Plan treatments, we will come back and perform targeted treatments to get rid of the pest at no charge. If Fox Pest Control cannot resolve the problem after three such targeted treatments, we will cheerfully refund the customer’s last monthly subscription fee, as long as all other terms of the agreement have been met.

And if you see any pest activity between your regularly scheduled treatments, simply give us a call; we'll come back at no additional charge.

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