Carpenter bees nest: Do they cause damage

Do carpenter bees nest?  It’s a fair question, but the answer is not as simple.  The fact is that most people associate wasps, hornets and bumble bees with have a nest.  This is rightfully so as each one of these “bees” as social wasps.  However, the carpenter bee is much different. If its spring and […]

Carpenter bee holes in your home

Carpenter bee holes are amazing to look at. If you’ve never seen a carpenter bee hole, they’re perfectly round and about the diameter of a dime. I’ve been in the pest control industry for 25 years and as my career has progressed I’ve begun to realize what a damaging pest carpenter bees actually are. Having carpenter […]

Carpenter bees and their damage

Carpenter bees and carpenter bee damage is difficult to prevent.  Every spring between April and June the phone at the office begins to ring off the hook with homeowners who have carpenter bees and are afraid of carpenter bee damage.  It’s worth noting that carpenter bee damage is never structural in nature.  The damage that […]

Carpenter Bees: Are they attacking your home?

Carpenter bees attacking your home can be problematic.  The treatment of carpenter bees can be even more problematic depending on the location of the infestation.  In this post I want to go over the basic biology of carpenter bees, how they’re treated, why you have them, and some self help tips. Carpenter Bee Biology The […]