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Carpenter Bees

THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT CARPENTER BEES (Article by Perma Chink Systems Inc.)
Every spring we get lots of calls about carpenter bees drilling into logs, fascia boards, eaves, decks and other unpainted wood surfaces. Carpenter bees are big black solitary bees that look similar to bumble bees but have bare, shiny backs whereas a bumble bee's back is hairy. Unlike honey bees that reproduce in hives, carpenter bees drill into wood in order to lay their eggs. Their holes are perfectly round and about 1/4 inch in diameter. Continue reading to learn how to prevent Carpenter Bees from making holes in your log home. 

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