Repair Carpenter Bee Damage

It's that time of year again -- for carpenter bees! They're like flying 1/2" drill bits that make mincemeat of the exterior wood around your home. Here's a video that shows how to repair the damage.
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  • Sharon Sharon on May 25, 2014
    Cotton balls saturated with rubbing alcohol stuffed in holes! They will get very angry but will not try to enter and eventually give up for good!

  • It is very important to seal the holes. Carpenter bees are opportunistic and will inhabit an old hole causing more damage by extending the tunnel inside the wood. The easiest way to seal a carpenter bee hole is by using cork. has the exact size cork for carpenter bee holes. It's a very quick, inexpensive way to seal carpenter bee holes.