3 Places Outside of Your Home Bees Build Hives

Like humans, bees are creatures are habit, especially when it comes to locations where they build their bee hives. If you think that these places include a roof or inside a wall of a home, you would be correct. However, there are a few other common places bees tend to build their hives and we will show you 3 of the most common places where bees build their hives that are outside of your home.

Outdoor Barbecue Grills

A popular outdoor location bees tend to build their hives, particularly here in Arizona would be your barbecue grill. Bees will usually find a way inside your grill and build their hive underneath the cover/lid of an outdoor grill. If you suspect that bees have made a home inside your barbecue grill, do not try to remove spray your grill with a garden hose or otherwise attempt to remove the bees yourself. Rather, call on our bee removal experts at the Beehive, Bee and Wasp Removal.

Water Meter Box

In the Phoenix, Arizona area, a water meter box is another  fairly common place outside of your home, where you might find a beehive . A telltale sign that bees have built a hive in your water meter box is when you see a bit of ongoing bee activity (many bees flying) to and from the lid of your water meter box. In such cases, do not attempt to remove the lid. Instead contact one of our local bee removal professionals at the Beehive, Bee and Wasp Removal.

Trash or Recycling Bins

You might be surprised to learn that bees can and do build hives in outdoor trash and/or recycling bins. In fact, bees may build their hive in a these bins because it enables them to easily forage for food, particularly if you throw away food or beverages that contain sugary ingredients such as high fructose corn syrup or other sweeteners.

If you’re interested in learning how you can safely remove a beehive from an outdoor location near your home, contact the bee and wasp removal experts at The Beehive, Bee and Wasp Removal today at 480-468-8763.


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