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Attract Carpenter Bees to your Trap With Sugar Water

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Attract Carpenter Bees to your Trap With Sugar Water

A very common thing we here from customers is that they have been trying attract carpenter bees, typically away from their house, using sugar water. Does sugar water really work, or is it just another overhyped myth? Are carpenter bees even attracted to sugar? We’re going to answer all that and more.

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How to Create a DIY Carpenter Bee Trap

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How to Create a DIY Carpenter Bee Trap

If you are a hands-on kind of person, building a carpenter bee trap might be the perfect project for you! In a few steps, you can create your own DIY version of a carpenter bee trap. We have provided step-by-step carpenter bee trap plans that you can follow along with. But first, here is a helpful video:  Make Your Own Wood Bee Trap  First, you’ll want to gather all your materials. For this homemade carpenter bee catcher you will need: 4x4 cedar or pine post anywhere from 5” to 8” in height. Untreated wood works best! Standard mason jar 6” wide...

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Attracting Bees to Your Carpenter Bee Trap

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Do you need carpenter bee trap bait?  A carpenter bee will approach our carpenter bee trap when they are looking for a new nest. This typically occurs in the spring. The unfinished softwood exterior and specifically sized entrance holes appeal to a searching carpenter bee. Once the carpenter bee enters the trap, the pheromones and sounds of the bees lure more bees away from your home and wooden structures and into the trap. Now the carpenter bee is truly stuck! Carpenter bees cannot fly directly up, nor can they walk up the plastic components in the trap. The carpenter bee will...

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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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