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How do you get rid of bees around your kids baby pool?

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As bees come to drink from any sugared beverage in the area, keep the area clear of juice, soda and anything else like that. There is an additional problem in that bees will come to drink water from the pool. They are drawn to it. Bug zappers and chemicals are a bad idea. And you already know why. Here's a couple of ideas. There are portable screened tents, screened shelters or the like that are available for shade and insect resistance. Consider one of them. They range in price depending on size and quality. Lots of them are on the market now. Start looking for them using any standard search engine and you'll be swamped with "hits" on the www. The "big box" home stores have them, as do the big department stores. There is another "mechanical deterrent" that is sometimes effective: a fan. By properly placing, directing and operating a modestly large fan, an individual can seriously reduce the "flyability" of the airspace in the vacinity of the pool. (The bees have complained to the FAA about stuff like this, but their complaints have been "blown off" and fans are still legal.) Remember that operating an electric appliance too near a pool (or bath tub) can be a prescription for disaster. Someone can be killed. Use the big brain that we've all been given and think this one through. Be really smart about the geography (how the fan is spotted with reference to the pool), and absolutely get a second person to look at the setup (before powering up) if the "fan idea" is something you'd like to try. Good luck.

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