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Carpenter bees are common in our area. At some point, you’re likely going to encounter these unwanted guests, and they could sting you. It is vital to prevent this from happening because a sting is going to be painful. Carpenter bees can easily grow over an inch and a half so their stings can hurt. You can determine the gender of the bee based on its looks. Remember that the female carpenter bee is black while the male has orange spots too.
Reasons You Have Carpenter Bees
It is a good idea to learn more about the reason you have carpenter bees. Once you’ve done that, you’ll have a better idea for keeping them away. As the name suggests, carpenter bees are attracted to wood. However, they only like softwoods that haven’t been protected. If your property contains unstained or unpainted softwoods, you can guarantee that carpenter bees are going to come to your property. They’ll try to build nests in the unprotected softwoods around your home. A breeding couple will return to the nest for multiple years so do something about it soon.
Carpenter Bee Dangerous
Although carpenter bees sting, the risks are lower than you might imagine. You’ll find that some carpenter bees are more aggressive than others. First and foremost, males cannot sting. They are going to defend the nest aggressively though. They’ll try to scare you away from their nest. As for female carpenter bees, they can sting. The good news is that they’re mostly timid, so they’ll likely leave you alone.
A carpenter bee sting could cause the victim to experience an allergic reaction. The larvae are going to attract woodpeckers to your property. Then, you’re going to sustain more property damage.
Best Way To Eradicate Carpenter Bees
It is a good idea to let a professional deal with your carpenter bees since these pests can sting. Don’t mess around or you might get attacked. You have to get rid of them correctly or they’ll return. Call our office. We’ll do our best to eradicate these pests for you while guaranteeing satisfactory results.
DIY Methods For Carpenter Bee Infestations
Carpenter bees can be eliminated using do-it-yourself methods. Nevertheless, these methods aren’t as reliable as you might imagine. They’ll lead to major issues. You might expose your loved one to dangerous chemicals. Don’t do it. Instead, let our qualified technicians do it for you.
Our Methods Are Safe
We aim to ensure that our clients are going to be safe from start to finish. Working with a professional provides numerous benefits including added safety. We use the latest EPA-registered products to ensure that our clients are going to be protected during each phase of the process.
Preventing Carpenter Bees From Entering Your Home
Do whatever you must to prevent these pests from entering your property and home. It is wise to paint or stain any softwoods you have. You can also switch to hardwoods to keep these pests away.
Our Techs Are Here To Help
Contact our office right away. After you’ve phoned us, we’ll get back to you within 24 to 48 hours.