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Carpenter bees are scary and dangerous. You’ll want to get rid of them quickly so you don’t get stung. We’re ready to help you. Contact us so we can help you reclaim your home and backyard.
What Are Carpenter Bees?
Carpenter bees are a unique species of bees. This large species ranges in length from half an inch to 1 and ½ inch. While females are completely black, male carpenter bees are black and orange. A lot of people will mistake carpenter bees for bumblebees but they’re different. Carpenter bees are unique because they do not have a hair stomach. Instead, its abdomen will be shiny and black.
What Causes Carpenter Bees?
In most cases, carpenter bees are going to use softwood at a nesting place. They prefer wood that has not been painted or stained. They’ll use softwoods to create nests and to shelf over the winter. The bees will create tunnels through the wood and establish nests inside of those tunnels. You will likely find carpenter bees near your deck and porch. The bees will not eat the wood, but they will destroy it. Breeding pairs will return to the same spot annually so the problem is going to get worse year after year.
After Carpenter Bees Dangerous?
Although they do not have a stinger, male bees are aggressive. They will protect the nest. Females have a stringer but they do not sting people often. If they are threatened or handled, they will sting. These bees will release venom and that might cause an allergic reaction. Medical attention may be needed. In addition to this, you should know that carpenter bees are going to bring woodpeckers because they feed on their larvae.
Woodpeckers will create serious damage to the structure.
What Must I Do To Get Rid Of Carpenter Bees?
Unfortunately, it is hard to get rid of carpenter bees. To ensure that the bees do not return, you have to treat all tunnels. We’re eager to help you. Our company has been dealing with carpenter bee infestations for many years. Contact us so we can begin helping you today.
Can I Get Rid Of Carpenter Bees Myself?
While you might be able to get rid of the bees on your own, it is not recommended. Doing so will create too many risks. You could get stung and that might lead to a medical emergency. Plus, you’re going to be using dangerous chemicals that could make your loved ones sick. To avoid these issues, it is best to work with a professional.
Are Carpenter Bee Treatments Safe?
Our company goes to great lengths to provide our clients with safe solutions to all pest problems. When you work with us, you can rest assured knowing you’ll receive cost-effective and safe solutions We follow all guidelines and use products registered with the EPA.
Can I Prevent Future Carpenter Bee Infestations?
To avoid another infestation, you should protect the wood around your property. Stain or paint the wood to keep the carpenter bees away. In addition to this, you can use hardwood instead of softwood.
How Quickly Can You Get Started?
Our company can begin working to solve your problem in 24 to 48 hours.