Travis Watson is the owner and operator of The Bee Man, headquartered in Youngstown,  OH. This is a highly regarded pest control company in Mahoning County.

Travis was trained in pest control through years of hands on training with his grandfather Bob the Bee Man and is licensed by the state of Ohio .

Some of the services The Bee Man provides include: Crawl Space & Attic Services, Pest Proofing, Wasp Extermination, Bee Removal, Preventative Services and Recurring Services.

When it comes to providing expert pest control services, nothing takes the place of experience. Travis began working in pest control 15 years ago and took over The Bee Man in 2018.

One of The Bee Man’s  goals is to provide their Mahoning County clients with professional, high quality, and affordable services.They cover all of Northeast, and Central Ohio. People often choose The Bee Man for pest control because the company is a family run business that has served the Mahoning Valley in bee removal for over 35 years. Travis is committed to offering environmentally conscious live honey bee removals. He’s an expert in recognizing the type of bee/wasp/yellow jacket/hornet problem you have in your home or business. The team is dedicated to saving honey bees and can offer an open and honest assessment of your situation and let you know if they can be saved. They also offer Extermination services for all other types of bees. 

In addition to running a successful pest control business, Travis supports the Youngstown Chamber of Commerce .

The result, one of the most successful pest control companies in Youngstown!  


What do their customers think?

Taylor Slivka – “Great services! They remove yellow jackets, carpenter bees, wasps, and so many other things. We had a huge nest right next to our door and they came and fixed it in one trip! The staff is friendly and the prices are reasonable compared to big companies! ”

Mary Watson – “The Bee Man is professional, knowledgeable and helpful. He offers affordable services, comes out quickly after you call, and completely takes care of your bee problems. Highly recommended! ”

Having owner operated experts, like Travis providing knowledgeable and expert care is an asset to Youngstown and Mahoning County, OH.

Business owners take risks and often work long, exhaustive hours to service their clients. There are freedoms in owning a business, but these freedoms come at a cost. Rarely acknowledged are business owners like Travis Watson that employ people and ensure their staff are paid continuously. Sure, people earn their wages through their time, hard work and skills, but let’s take a moment and thank Travis for having and continuing the business ownership game that allows people an opportunity to produce and earn those wages.

Need pest control service? Give The Bee Man an opportunity by visiting them at, or by calling them at (216) 532-3293, or (330) 779-1460..

So from the staff of Local Search Force that runs the County Advisory Board

Travis Watson, you are highly commended for your service to the residents of Mahoning County, for having and maintaining a business that adds to the financial well-being of OH and for your willingness to participate in social betterment activities.

Well done Travis Watson!

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