Cutout List

What is a cutout?

Have you discovered a large collection of honeybees within your home’s walls, attic, crawlspace, or another inaccessible area? While these bees are not typically aggressive, you do need to take action to have them removed. Over time, structural damage to your home could occur.

Signs to look for if you think you have a problem

  1. Unusual bee activity: Have you noticed that honeybees are entering and exiting your home’s structure? If the they’re seemingly flying towards and away from your home in all directions, you likely have a colony in that area.
  2. Active nest: Have you seen a nest inside your home? A sighting of a nest inside your home is certainly confirmation of an infestation.
  3. Dark patches: If you see dark patches start to emerge on your walls or ceilings, there’s honey nearby that has leaked out of the honeycomb and onto your home’s structure.

So I think I have a problem… what do I do?

It is possible to safely remove and relocate these honeybees with proper care. But, this type of removal will require the services of a professional. Contact one of the TBoI members in the linked file to make arrangements for a consultation.

TBoI Cutout Contact List (← click here)

If you are a TBoI member and would like to be included on this list, or if you are on the list and would like to request an update, contact

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