Hey everyone! Decided to join as I've been wanting to get into beekeeping for some time now, and have just discovered the house out in the country I am moving to has resident bees in the roof... and possibly a chimney as well :P
Am currently crawling through all the posts/web looking for the easiest bee relocation option, as I was originally just going to cut the entire hive out and pop it in a hollow log, until a time came that I can buy (or make) a proper beehive, and perhaps source bees/swarm from existing wild 'log hive'. Have since learnt it's not as easy as that, nor is any local beekeeper really willing to work on a house infestation problem. :(
I have a shopVac I was hoping to use to help me if needed, and I have since ordered a beekeeping outfit with smoker/brush/scraper to help too.
Any input would be handy :)