HoneyHoney has the expertise to remove your Carpenter bees!
The Carpenter Bee is very clever and able to survive even the best of pest removal companies chemicals because of they way the build their nests. The carpenter Bee makes multiple chambers and seals each one off once the food and eggs are deposited. The carpenter bee is one of the best pollinators among honeybee and bumble bee populations.
Carpenter Bee making a nest in a Fascia Board on a storage shed , check out it’s abdomen black and shiny!
This video depicts a bumblebee cruising for resources, notice the tiny hairy abdomen
in comparison to the Carpenter bee
The Carpenter looks similar to the Bumble Bee however, one of the distinct feature is that it has a shinny abdomen (with NO hair). In addition the Carpenter bee has a black spot on it’s head. The Carpenter bee will also drill/bore .5 inch holes in your wood decking , above garage door wood framing, door entrance framing, wooden sheds and wooden fencing posts. they will typically bore into the 2″x 4″, 2″x 6″,2″x 8″ or 4″x 4″ wood framing. Essentially anywhere they can find old natural wood is the preferred locations where they will make their nest.
The best way to get rid of Carpenter Bees is by removing the wood they are nesting in, otherwise they will return later in season or the following year with more family member to contend with. A lot of pest control companies will have to return multiple times because the Carpenter bee makes chambers and seals everyone up so the sprays won’t get in to far to kill the bee.
We remove the Carpenter Bees humanely and without the use of Chemicals
We remove the wood pieces and replace them to ensure that the existing bees will not return. We also remove them out of the 7km fly zone and will drop them off about 20km away from their nest.
We service Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Mississauga and Toronto
The Carpenter Bee will drill/bore holes into existing wood framing that could lead to structural issues.
This door frame has about 14 holes in it made by carpenter bees. Notice the pollen residue on the actual door. The Carpenter Bee will make numerous holes as opposed to the bumble bee which lives with many others in typically one home. The Carpenter Bee will make multiple holes one for each family and virtually impossible to get rid of it unless the entire wood frame is removed.
The male Carpenter bee has no stinger but will try to intimidate anyone near the home. It has a white spot on it’s head.
The only way to get rid of the carpenter bee is to remove the structure they are living in.
Please call us if you have any questions and send us your bee pictures at firstname.lastname@example.org