wood bee's - Knowledgebase Question

Booneville, Ar
Question by ROBINT56
June 22, 2009
We have wood bee's I guess that's what they are. Anyway, what's the best way to get rid of them are are boring holes into our new deck. Thanks


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Answer from NGA
June 22, 2009

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It sounds like carpenter bees. These relatively gentle bees prefer soft wood that is unsealed and weathered but will also infest treated wood. To avoid infestation, paint or varnish the wood. You can also try to prevent nests from becoming established because the bees will bore into wood close to their nests. You might find the information at this web site helpful:
http://ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fa....

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