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How do you know if your home is threatened by these irritating insects?

Here’s what pest elimination product manufacturer Ehrlich says you should look for:

  • Erratic flying: Male carpenter bees are very territorial and fly erratically around humans to protect their nests.
  • Noise: They emit a sound similar to bumble bees.
  • Yellow/brown stains: Caused by excrement deposited below entry holes into wood.
  • Damaged wood: The appearance of nearly perfectly round half-inch holes, with piles of sawdust underneath the opening. Carpenter bees do not eat wood, they excavate it to build their nests.

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