Wood boring bees usually appear during the spring and are large-bodied, resembling bumblebees. They are black and are known to bore holes in wood where they lay their eggs in cells that they tunnel in those holes. You can quickly identify these bees through their shiny, black hairless abdomen. They
What Are Carpenter Bees? Carpenter bees are sometimes mistaken for the common honey bees but they differ in many ways. For starters, honey bees are usually known as “social bees” while carpenter bees are independent bees that prefer to be more antisocial. These bees are normally overlook
Have you noticed perfectly round holes in wooden structures outside your home? Maybe in the roof of your porch, in window trim, or siding? How about piles of fresh sawdust (frass), or scraping sounds inside the wood? If so, you very well may have a carpenter bee infestation. What are Carpenter Bees?
This summer, when you are outside inspecting your house, you might see large, black bees hovering around your house. It is important to know exactly what kind of bees they are. If they are carpenter bees, then they may be making nests in the structure of your home. There is no need to build bumble [
There are three main culprits when it comes to insect-based wood damages at home. Termites are the number one suspect in case of damage with carpenter ants coming in as number two. But the silent killer and the never thought of destructive insect is the carpenter bee. To be able to deal with the woo
The use of pesticides in managing the growing pest problem has been on the rise in the past few decades. While pesticides are a good option in controlling pests, they are also harmful to the environment. When they kill pests, they also eradicate innocent insects that are vital to the ecosystem. As a