Bee Identification & Prevention

Frequently Asked Questions About Bees

What are bees?

Colorado enjoys the most days of sunshine a year in the United States. This is something that almost all Coloradoans appreciate, but we aren’t the only ones. Colorado Springs and the surrounding areas are also home to an enormous amount of bees, and a bee infestation near your home or business can cause serious issues. Bees always make their nests in close proximity to a good food source, which can lead them to take up residence in the siding of your home, in a tree, or elsewhere on your property. 

While bees play an important part in our ecosystem, they can pose a series of threats if they make a hive near your home or business. Bees can sting or swarm with the slightest provocation, inflicting tremendous amounts of pain — and in worst case scenarios — sending someone with an allergy into anaphylactic shock. Don’t take a chance by letting a hive flourish and grow on your property — contact High Country Pest Control today!

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Are bees dangerous?

Bees sting, but that’s not the only reason why you should take a bee infestation seriously. There are many reasons to call a pest control professional if you notice a hive or large amount of bees on your property. Here are a few things you need to know:

  • Honey-filled hives can ferment over time, causing additional infestations by attracting rodents and other insects.
  • If left untreated, bee hives in your walls or siding can cause structural damage to your home or business.
  • Elimination or treatment without removal of the hive will not solve your problem; they will repopulate.
  • Hives that are not removed will decay and cause terrible odors that can damage your property.

Don’t wait around for your bee infestation to reach a critical point. We have been proudly serving Colorado Springs and the surrounding areas for over 25 years — contact High Country Pest Control today to schedule a free consultation.

How do I get rid of bees?

We offer a variety of treatment plans depending on the severity of your infestation. Our pest control professionals will assess your unique situation and determine the best course of action, which usually consists of an initial appointment to remove your hive, and follow up appointments to ensure that the affected area is not prone for re-infestation. We always use effective, environmentally friendly home pest control treatment solutions to ensure that we leave your property safer than we found it. With our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, you can rest easy knowing that you and your loved ones are out of harm’s way. 

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What Our Customers Are Saying

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"Excellent communication and customer service. We are very impressed with the high level of care they give to our home. I highly recommend!"

Susan R
a middle aged man

"I had a very peasant experience with this company! The professional that came to my house went above and beyond, was extremely patient with me, and was very knowledgable on the infestation problems I was having. I highly recommend calling in for a quote. They make it very easy for you and send professionals out really fast."

Eric G
an elderly couple

"High Country does an excellent, thorough job. At one time I had a mouse, ant, spider, and wasp problem. No longer, ever since High Country has been coming to the house. They are always on time, very friendly. If I do have problems they are back timely."

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