Have you noticed an increase of bees in your house? These are huge bees, but you don’t know exactly what type they are. Well, they just might end up being carpenter bees, who are attracted to the unfinished or weathered wood in your home. You probably are thinking: How in the world am I going to get rid of these things?

Well, the first step is to examine the scale of damage the bees have done to your interior wood. A common misconception is that carpenter bees eat wood, however, they only excavate the wood in order to build their nests. If left untreated, they will build their nests for the winter, remaining hidden, and will breed and grow larger in numbers by the next spring.

The easiest way to get rid of these pests is to get a professional to get rid of them. Basically, they’ll do a thorough inspection of your home, checking for these tunnels the bees make, and possible nest locations. Then, they’ll use probably use a type of pesticide in order to kill all the bees on the spot. It is not recommended that you try and dispose of this species of pest on your own without professional assistance.