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    Wild bees in gables and construction work about to commence - how do I protect the builders?

    Builders are on site and have got the frame up. No reports of stings as yet but it's early days (and its only just stopped raining). I've got some beekeeping hats I can give them if things get tricky. Fingers crossed the bees will ignore whats going on. At the moment, the builders are around...
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    Wild bees in gables and construction work about to commence - how do I protect the builders?

    Hi - I don't want any harm to come to the bees or to the builders. I love having the bees in the gables so want to minimise disturbance but I still need to be mindful of the builders. The tent/scaffold net divide seems to be the way to go - I'll talk to the builders and see what we can rig up...
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    Wild bees in gables and construction work about to commence - how do I protect the builders?

    Wow - thank you for all of your replies! They are definitely honey bees - my house is made of logs and they've made their home on the sunniest side of the house, so they tend to be active on all but the coldest of days. I think I could probably rig together a barrier out of sheets/tarpaulin...
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    Wild bees in gables and construction work about to commence - how do I protect the builders?

    Hi - I'm new to the forum. I've had wild bees living in the gables of my house for around 4 years now. Last year they didn't survive the winter but a new swarm moved in, cleared out the empty bees and have taken up residence. I love having them around and don't want them to go, but I'm about...
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