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When Should I Replace My Carpenter Bee Traps?

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When Should I Replace My Carpenter Bee Traps?

Carpenter Bee Trap Lifespan & Warning Signs The Best Bee Trap and the Pine Wood Carpenter Bee Box Trap generally require replacement every 2–3 years. This number can vary depending on the trap’s exposure to the elements and whether the trap was left out over winter. The longer the trap is outside, the faster it will deteriorate. Remember, the trap is built to attract carpenter bees only. It is made of softwood and emits a natural scent. The traps are made without chemicals that can deter carpenter bees, so there is no protectant on the wood and no heavy-duty glues...

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Complete Carpenter Bee Elimination Kits

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Complete Carpenter Bee Elimination Kits

Everything you need to fight carpenter bees Introducing Best Carpenter Bee Control Kits! It’s finally here – The BEST gift of the season for those who need help with carpenter bees! Packed with all your spring carpenter bee exterminating needs, the Best Carpenter Bee Control Kit combines our most popular items for getting rid of carpenter bees for an unbelievably good price. The Bee Kit includes: 2 of our popular Best Bee Traps These traps are our #1 selling carpenter bee trap. They are easy to install and amazing at catching carpenter bees in the spring. 1 tube of Bee-Licious...

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Carpenter Bee Removal & Prevention Methods

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Carpenter Bee Removal & Prevention Methods

Don’t like using pesticides or toxic chemicals to eliminate carpenter bees? Neither do we!  That is why Best Bee Brothers specializes in all-natural solutions to get rid of carpenter bees and other pests. Try some of our favorite ways to repel carpenter bees naturally all year long. Fall Preparation to Avoid Carpenter Bees Seal up any wooden divots or pre-existing holes in your wood. Every spring when female carpenter bees start their search for new homes, they seek out imperfections in wood as perfect places to begin nests. In the fall, use wood putty to cover up holes and crevices...

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Most Effective Time to Install a Carpenter Bee Trap

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Most Effective Time to Install a Carpenter Bee Trap

You Can Install Your Trap Anytime, But When Is The Optimal Time? Carpenter bees emerge from their nests every spring. Their first priorities are to gain nourishment and find a mate. Carpenter bees are solitary bees, which means every female must find a male to mate with. This process can take 2–3 weeks. This is the absolute best time to proactively install your carpenter bee traps. After a carpenter bee selects its mate, the bees search for a place to build their home. Hopefully at this point you already have your trap up. Your carpenter bee traps will yield the...

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How Many Carpenter Bee Traps Do You Need?

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How Many Carpenter Bee Traps Do You Need?

Make Sure You Protect Your Whole Property One of the most common questions we are asked is, “How many traps do I need?” To help find your answer, it is important to know each trap has a 15-foot working radius. That means 15 feet in any direction of the trap will be protected from carpenter bees. If you know carpenter bees are interested in more than a 15-foot span of your home, we always suggest installing more than one trap. Having proper coverage is truly the best way to keep your home safe. To determine the exact number of traps...

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