In many respects, the concept of beekeeping as a hobby might appear to conflict with the role of a pest controller. But this is not necessarily the case. Oddly, many people involved in pest control are attracted to the idea of beekeeping. For some beekeepers, it is a gateway hobby into pest control. At Cleankill, we have encountered a number of businesses that got started because the owners were beekeepers, who were subsequently asked to assist with the control of wasps and hornets.