We were referred by a member of the local bee club to an individual looking to have some bees removed from a fake column in the front of his house, roughly a month old swarm. There were some questions about fees and such, I'm not sure if this plays into this yet or not. But apparently, another local beekeeper stopped into this guy's shop for something else, checked out the bees, and said that he can have the bees out of the column in a half hour by smoking through a bottom entrance and they will come out the top. Now, I think I have heard of this before, but am not sure, and I am guessing that it doesn't work as well as one would hope or it would be recommended more often. Can someone give the particulars on this method? Works, doesn't work, the good, the bad, and the ugly, so that I can go into our Friday meeting with the owner with some intelligent answers. Thank you!