Remove Bees from Your Property | Columbus, OH Carpenter Bee Removal

Remove Bees from Your Property | Columbus, OH Carpenter Bee Removal

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Carpenter bees are large insects which resemble bumblebees (a common misconception) and are commonly found on Columbus, OH homeowners’ properties during the month of May. They mostly black, shiny, and without hair. The bees wake up during the early spring months and begin to look for locations to build their nest areas. The female carpenter bees use their strong mandibles (jaw muscle) to chew holes in wood. Females are the only carpenter bees capable of stinging. The bees use these entry holes to create a larger, interconnected series of tunnels which can be used to safely store eggs. Carpenter bee removal is usually a difficult process which can take time to fully execute. You can learn more about the background and behavior of carpenter bees at this Ohioline webpage.

Carpenter bees are a major nuisance to Columbus residents during the spring months. This is especially true if you have had issues with them in recent years. Understandably, creating a brand new nest would take a lot of time and energy. To avoid this, carpenter bees often reuse tunnels they created before. They may stay in the same area for the duration of their lifespan if the resources allow it.

How Do I Know If I Have Carpenter Bees on My Property?

Remove Bees from Your Property | Columbus, OH Carpenter Bee Removal

A carpenter bee looks to drill a hole in a Columbus homeowner’s wood fencepost.

If you’re like most people, you would have no way of knowing what kind of bee you’re dealing with off the top of your head. To help you out, I will outline some key factors that indicate you have a carpenter bee problem:

  • Large numbers of bees hovering around a nest area
  • Hostile bee activity (i.e. fighting off encroaching insects)
  • Round entry holes in soft wood
  • Tunnels within wood

Carpenter bees can be extremely territorial and their stings very painful. Not only are they a serious annoyance, they may jeopardize any structure that has a soft, wood foundation. Although a single bee won’t do much damage, the tunneling potential of a colony over time can prove disastrous. If it seems like the bees never leave, it’s because they don’t! Therefore, it is in your best interest to remove them as soon as you notice any carpenter bee activity on your property. Call Buckeye Wildlife Solutions at (844) 544-9453 for professional carpenter bee removal service!

How Do I Get Rid of Carpenter Bees?

A trained professional will have the knowledge and experience to handle your issue quickly, effectively, and at no risk to you. Your Buckeye Wildlife Solutions removal specialist will arrive at your property and conduct a thorough survey. Upon surveying the property, your expert will decide how to best approach the situation. Often times, carpenter bees will be removed with insecticide dust. In this case, we will take every safety precaution to make sure no harm comes to you, your family, or your property. Any lingering damage to wood can also be repaired if necessary.

Carpenter bees are persistent and will defend their nest to the best of their ability. There is simply no substitute for professional carpenter bee removal. A trained, licensed removal specialist will have no problem identifying and problem areas and forming an effective plan of action. Buckeye Wildlife Solutions is Columbus, Ohio’s #1 carpenter bee removal company. Call (844) 544-9453 today for expert bee removal service!