The eaves or soffits of a house are a favorite spot for the honey bee. They tend to choose East or Southeast facing locations and prefer the protection provided by the eave since they are usually isolated from the house and the attic. Bees only need an 1/8 of an inch to get into a cavity. Once they start building their hive, they will continue to fill the cavity until it is full and then move over to the next accessible cavity or worse, the roof line which then requires a roofer to do the repairs after the bee hive is removed.
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