Things to Know About Carpenter Bees

Carpenter bees (Xylocpa spp.) are quite different from the garden bumblebees (Bombus spp.) and common honeybees (Apis spp.) that are so important for plant pollination. Carpenter bees are so-named for their nesting behavior, which involves burrowing into dead wood material, which can include the structural wood in homes and other buildings. This article from Perma-Chink Systems presents the A, b, c‘s about them and how to protect your home from them.

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