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Have Carpenter Bees, Will Burrow

Wednesday July 11, 2012

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Question:

I have a customer that has a new log home but is having trouble with carpenter bees. Is there any kind of preventive pest control for a log home?

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Answer:

This can be difficult, and unfortunately chemical options are very limited and short lived. In the past there was pretty good success with the use of one of the microencapsulated pyrethroid products that could be applied generally over exterior surfaces during the period when the adult bees were actively seeking nesting sites. But, with the new pyrethroid labeling this kind of overall tre... Read more

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