Wood boring bees usually appear during the spring and are large-bodied, resembling bumblebees. They are black and are known to bore holes in wood where they lay their eggs in cells that they tunnel in those holes. You can quickly identify these bees through their shiny, black hairless abdomen. They
Taking care of the home should be the number one priority for every homeowner. Among other challenges in the home, most people experience bee invasion. There are various bee species, and while others do not cause structural damage, carpenter bees chew and damage wood structures. They get into the fe
Carpenter bees drill holes in wood to nest. They can destroy wooden fences, porches, and barns to name a few things by drilling holes and turning the wood into sawdust. Keep reading to find out carpenter bee solutions on how you can get rid of your bee problem. How Do Carpenter Bees Destroy Wood? Ca
What Are Carpenter Bees? Carpenter bees are sometimes mistaken for the common honey bees but they differ in many ways. For starters, honey bees are usually known as “social bees” while carpenter bees are independent bees that prefer to be more antisocial. These bees are normally overlook
The sweet smell of nectar floats gently on the warm spring breeze, The flowers are blossoming, and there is a buzz in the air. While everything is in bloom, be sure to look closely at what is making that buzz and ensure that it is not a carpenter bee. The carpenter bee is a menace […]
Have you noticed perfectly round holes in wooden structures outside your home? Maybe in the roof of your porch, in window trim, or siding? How about piles of fresh sawdust (frass), or scraping sounds inside the wood? If so, you very well may have a carpenter bee infestation. What are Carpenter Bees?
If you have a problem with insects eating wood in or near your home, you need to find out what kind before they do any more damage to your house. Three kinds of wood boring insects are the greatest concern, because all of them will weaken and damage wood. The insects are termites, carpenter ants [&h