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The carpenter bee is a stinging insect that is attracted to wood. It can grow over an inch in length, so its presence is going to be concerning. Although like bumblebees, it is vital to understand that carpenter bees do not have hair on their abdomens. If you find them around your home, don’t hesitate to call our office.
What Causes Carpenter Bee Infestations?
The reason for carpenter bee infestations is simple. These pests are interested in building nests in unprotected softwoods. If you have unpainted or unstained softwoods around your home, you’re going to be more likely to encounter carpenter bees this spring and summer. Remember that carpenter bees tend to return to the same nest each year so the damage will accumulate progressively.
Can Carpenter Bees Hurt People?
Carpenter bees can indeed hurt people. Therefore, it is generally not a good idea to try to fix the problem on your own. If you do, there is a risk that you’re going to get stung, and the sting could lead to an allergic reaction. While males are aggressive, only female carpenter bees can sting. Their larvae will attract woodpeckers which can cause more structural damage to your home.
Eliminating a Group Of Carpenter Bees
Have you found carpenter bees around your dwelling? Don’t hesitate to pick up the phone and call our office. We offer full-scale services so we can remedy the problem for you promptly. When you work with us, you can guarantee that you’ll receive satisfactory, safe solutions. We’ll eliminate the risks involved.
DIY Methods For Carpenter Bees
Certain DIY methods are effective for carpenter bees. Nevertheless, there are numerous risks involved. Can you be positive that you’ve selected one of the effective methods? You might’ve, but you might not have. Unfortunately, you won’t know until you try. Then, you must worry about using dangerous chemicals around your children.
Our Treatments Are Safe For All
We’re proud that we can provide our clients with safe solutions. Ultimately, keeping you safe is one of our top priorities. We eliminate carpenter bees using EPA-registered products. Plus, we are constantly training and retraining to guarantee safe, satisfactory results.
Preventing Future Carpenter Bee Infestations
Keeping carpenter bees out is as simple as protecting your softwoods. Paint or stain them and these pests will be less likely to invade your property. You can also try switching to hardwoods.
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