Carpenter Bees

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What Are Carpenter Bees?

Carpenter bees are a solitary species of bees. They’re larger than other bee species with some reaching 1 and a half inches in length. Male carpenter bees are orange and black, but females are only black. People often mistake carpenter bees for bumblebees because they look similar. The difference is that carpenter bees have a black, shiny abdomen.

Why Do I Have Carpenter Bees?

If you have carpenter bees, you have untreated softwood around your home. Carpenter bees build nests in untreated softwood and use the nest for overwintering. They’ll build tunnels in the wood near your deck, shed, and porch. Carpenter bees discard the wood and do not eat it. Since breeding pairs can return to the same nest each year, the problem is going to rapidly grow and worsen.

Is A Carpenter Bee Dangerous?

Carpenter bees aren’t dangerous, but they can create problems for you and your loved ones. Male bees of this species do not have a stinger. While they’re aggressive, they’re not going to sting. Female carpenter bees have stingers, but there is no need to worry about them stinging. They’re docile and won’t bother you. If you’re stung by a carpenter bee, there is a risk that you’re going to experience an allergic reaction. Another issue is that carpenter bees build tunnels that attract woodpeckers. You’ll need to get rid of woodpeckers because they can destroy your structure.

How Can I Remove Carpenter Bees?

Using DIY techniques to remove carpenter bees is not a good idea. Using the chemicals incorrectly can lead to safety and health risks. Don’t put your loved ones at risk. Hire a professional exterminator so you can protect everyone involved.

Can I Eliminate Carpenter Bees Without A Professional?

You can try to eliminate carpenter bees without a professional, but this is not the best route to take. The problem is that DIY methods are unsafe. Minimize the risks by choosing us.

Is Your Carpenter Bee Treatment Safe?

Ultimately, our company provides safe carpenter bee treatments. Our exterminators will follow rigorous guidelines to provide our clients with safe, reliable solutions that they can count on. Furthermore, we use EPA-registered products to avoid unnecessary risks.

How Can I Prevent Carpenter Bee Infestations?

Are you worried about carpenter bees ruining your home? You need to properly seal your home to prevent carpenter bees from entering. Furthermore, you should treat the wood around your home to keep them away from your property.

How Soon Can You Begin?

Our company wants to eliminate your bee infestation as quickly as possible. When you’ve identified a carpenter bee infestation, you need to contact us. We offer cost-effective solutions with rapid results. We’ll reach your home in 24 to 48 hours.

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