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Carpenter Bees

If you see large, black bees around your home, they may be carpenter bees. Have you spotted perfectly-round holes with small piles of sawdust or yellow waste nearby? That may be the work of a female carpenter bee, boring a hole for her nest to shelter her eggs.

About Carpenter Bees

During springtime in the Carolinas, female carpenter bees look for abandoned nests or bore holes in wood to create new ones. Exposed, unpainted wood surfaces are their preferred entry points, including: decks, porches or overhangs. Their nests contain eggs, larvae and brooding chambers. Over time, the nesting tunnels of carpenter bees can extend several feet, causing damage to the wood around your home. In the late summer, the new generation of carpenter bees will emerge from these nests and the cycle continues.

At Bug Ivey, our experts can identify and treat the problem, protecting your home and property.

Treatment Information

Carpenter Bee Treatment Information

Treatment to your home for these pesky wood-drilling bees can be quite difficult at times. Your technician will do an exterior inspection of your home and create a customized plan of attack against these wood-borers. Treatment consists of applying specialized insecticide to drilled-out galleries and a protective spray to exposed wood around your home and property.

After your treatment has been completed we will guarantee your home free from carpenter bees for 30 days from the date of your treatment. If you have any issues during your warranty period, let us know and we will send a technician at no cost to you.

If you have an active carpenter bee nest on your property, Bug Ivey can help. We’ve been keeping our neighbors pest-free since 1954.

To schedule a free inspection of your property, contact us.

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