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If you see a swarm like this don't panic just keep yourself,kids & pets away from it and give SWAT pest control a call we will remove them by hand without harming the them and rehome the Bees with a local bee keeper doing our part in saving the bee population ,we will even rehome bumble bees out of harms way as they are so important for pollinating.
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If you need advice on bee nest removal or wasps nest treatment go to our website on link below

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It's that time of year the bees and wasp calls start flooding in
Here's some useful info on the Bumblebees and how to identify them
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How to identify: the Tree Bumblebee
Scientific name: Bombus hypnorum

Why are we looking for it?

It’s been a decade since the Tree Bumblebee arrived in the UK under its own steam, and in that time it has spread rapidly. Help us to map how far north and west it has spread and where it is now found.
It doesn’t appear to be damaging any of our native bee populations and is a very effective pollinator, so it’s a welcome new arrival.

Tree Bumblebee

Identification features

bees with different roles in the colony are different sizes
workers and males are around 10-16mm long
queens can be up to 22mm long
colour pattern of orange, black, white, from head to tail
Identification tips

Could be confused with…
Other bumblebees which may look similar at first, but look out for the unique colour pattern described above. No other bee has this pattern.

Where can I find it?
Across much of England, but few have been recorded so far in the northwest and southwest of England, and the rest of the UK.

Tree Bumblebees live in a wide range of habitats and are often seen in urban areas, visiting even the smallest of gardens.

When can I find it?
The large queen bees emerge from hibernation in early spring. The smaller workers and males can be seen throughout the spring and summer.


Tree Bumblebees eat nectar and pollen, preferring wide-open flowers such as daisies rather than narrow tube-like flowers such as foxgloves.

They nest in tree holes and other suitable structures including empty bird boxes. The queen lays eggs in spring. These hatch into worker bees, which are all female. The workers bring nectar and pollen to the nest to feed future broods of young. Sting-less males hatch during late spring and early summer, and mate with new queens. The new queens hibernate in autumn and winter, emerging the next spring to start a new generation of bees.

What does it do for us?

It’s a great pollinator, so is supporting our plant populations at a time when some other bumblebees are declining in numbers. It doesn’t seem to be causing any harm to our native bumblebees or other wildlife.

Interesting fact

The UK’s wildlife is constantly changing, with new arrivals turning up most years. If the climate continues to change, we can expect to see more and more species arriving and prospering. Although one or two highly invasive species do cause negative effects, it’s likely that most of these new species won’t have a negative impact on our native wildlife.

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Wasps nest inside a deck chair they had bitten through to the inside to build their wasps nest
SWAT pest control got called to deal with this wasps nest in Boston uk

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Pest control Boston Lincolnshire UK Bed Bugs Treatment and what to look for


BED BUGS Hemiptera ( Cimicidae )
SWAT Pest Control Boston Lincolnshire deal with a very high call volume for Bed Bug Treatments in Boston In fact its one of our busiest pests but we also get lots of calls for Bed Bugs when people mistake flea bites for bed bugs bites so we thought we would put together this Blog to help you gather a bit more information on Bed Begs and what to look if you think you have a bed bug problem but do remember SWAT Pest Control Boston Lincs will come and and a look at your property FREE of charge if your not 100% sure if you have a pest problem or not , as SWAT Pest Control Boston don't charge for call outs or quotations so please don't hesitate to contact us

Identification :
Adults : strongly depressed ; oval body ; reddish brown ; length females 4-8mm ; males are slightly smaller.

They are normally red brown but become purple after feeding . They only have small wings buds but have well-developed antennae and compound eyes . The legs are clawed to allow them to climb rough surfaces.

Origins & distribution :
Worldwide ,common all over the UK ,very abundant in large city's and many hotels

Habitat :
Hiding places

Head board and bed structure

Mattress and buttons seams

Broken plaster

Peeling wall paper

Crevices in woodwork


Flooring joints


Pitcher rails and frames

Light fitting

13 Amp wall sockets

Hat band

Turn ups on clothes

above is photo of a wall covered in blood splatter from bed bugs

Excretion speckling / cast skins

Almond like smell from the stink glands

Bites on the skin : Usually the Bites are on the upper body as bed bugs stay near the to the head end of the bed.But sometimes can be on lower body such as legs and feet in the customer has turned the mattress around or moved the bed or bedside cabinets .

The bites are in straight lines or grouped together as the bed bug cant jump or fly so they walk along the creases in the bedding this is where flea bites are so different as flea bits are mostly on the legs and lower body and not in lines but scattered.

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Bee, Wasp or Ant nest? Locate the route of the problem with SWAT 24/7 Pest Control
April 07, 2017
Queen bee surrounded by busy working bees

It is the time of year when the weather is drastically improving but bees, wasps, ants and other insects can be a bit of a pain, especially if they decide to set up camp in or around your home. Queen bees for example emerge from hibernation during the cold winter months and start to build their new nests. They normally build their nests in places that can be very hard to reach. Such places may be lofts, cavity walls or underground areas.

Wasp nest attached to building

Wasp nest attached to building (above)

If you notice an increase in the number of wasps/bees but are unsure as to whether it is an actual nest, please get in touch with the pest experts at SWAT 24/7 Pest Control. We will be happy to help and are certain that we will be able to diagnose and solve the issue, should you have one.

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Bed bug info

Bedbugs may enter your home undetected through luggage, clothing, used beds and couches, and other items. Their flattened bodies make it possible for them to fit into tiny spaces, about the width of a credit card. Bedbugs do not have nests like ants or bees, but tend to live in groups in hiding places. Their initial hiding places are typically in mattresses, box springs, bed frames, and headboards where they have easy access to people to bite in the night.
Over time, however, they may scatter through the bedroom, moving into any crevice or protected location. They may also spread to nearby rooms or apartments.

Because bedbugs live solely on blood, having them in your home is not a sign of dirtiness. You are as likely to find them in immaculate homes and hotel rooms as in filthy ones.
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