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How to get Rid of Carpenter Bees Naturally

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How to get Rid of Carpenter Bees Naturally

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 Prep to Deter 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 or our wooden corks, specially sized for carpenter...

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Why Are Bees Drilling Holes in My Wood Siding?

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Why Are Bees Drilling Holes in My Wood Siding?

Carpenter bees use their powerful mandibles to drill holes into the wood in circular motions. Over time, this results in a network of internal tunnels and chambers. But their reason for doing so may not be what you think. Learn why wood bees drill holes.

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Does WD40 Kill Carpenter Bees?

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Does WD40 Kill Carpenter Bees?

Over the years, we have heard a lot of customers say they tried to use WD-40 to kill carpenter bees. If you are familiar with us, you wouldn’t be surprised that we don’t advocate using WD-40 due to the chemicals in the spray. But does WD-40 actually kill carpenter bees?

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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 Make Carpenter Bee Repellent at Home

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How to Make Carpenter Bee Repellent at Home

DIY Carpenter Bee Repellent Spray There are natural do-it-yourself carpenter bee repellents that are effective in deterring carpenter bees. The DIY version can save you money and eliminate chemicals that could be harmful to people, pets or the environment. Photo Credit: gardenerspath.com  It is well known that carpenter bees tend to avoid certain strong smells –citrus is one of them. Using just a leftover slice of citrus fruit you may already have in your kitchen can be very useful to keep carpenter bees at bay. How to make a citrus spray Making your own citrus spray repellent can come in...

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