Carpenter Bee Control Products
Get Rid Of Carpenter Bees
We carry a variety of products to get rid of carpenter bees and prevent carpenter bee infestations. If you start early enough, (spring time - March and April) you can prevent these destructive pests from drilling holes in the exterior of your home.
Prevention of Carpenter Bees
You can prevent Carpenter Bees from drilling those holes in the exterior of your homes if you spray a residual insecticide on the exterior surfaces before they start nesting activity.
We suggest FenvaStar EcoCap, LamdbaStar UltraCap 9.7 CS, or Cyper WSP Insecticides. Spray on the areas that are vulnerable to Carpenter Bee holes. Usually these vulnerable areas are unpainted or unvarnished woods. Popular drilling choices for carpenter bees include under siding, under deck rails, under eaves, window frames, etc.
Spray a couple times at intervals of a month apart during the spring and early summer season.
Treatment For Active Infestations
If you wait too long, or have not plugged up previous carpenter bee holes, you can have an active carpenter bee infestation. Carpenter Bees will inhabit previous holes, so make sure to close these holes during the previous Fall months. Don't plug up the holes too soon, other wise the carpenter bees will drill and a new hole in order to exit if they are active.
With an active infestation, we suggest the Carpenter Bee Kits that contain a residual insecticide to mix with water and spray. It also includes an insecticide dust and duster to dust into the carpenter bee galleries.
Some of the kits include a special duster (B&G 1150 R Duster) with a curved tip in order to get the D-Fense or Tempo insecticide dusts to the galleries.
Plug the carpenter bee holes during the Fall season. The carpenter bees remain active during the summer months. If you plug them up too soon, they will simply bore out another hole.
Fenvastar EcoCap is a great all around encapsulated insecticide. Fenvastar EcoCap will make 4 gallons of finished solution at the strongest strength. It is a long lasting residual, will stay in place 2-3 months.
New York Carpenter Bee Kit contains:
- 1-8 oz bottle of Fenvastar EcoCap (makes 4-8 gallons)
- 1 - B&G Bulb Dust-R Duster M1150 ( with curved tip)
- 1-1 lb. of D Fense Dust (Deltamethrin Dust)
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Trap carpenter bees with this carpenter bee trap by Best Bee Traps. This carpenter bee trap is made of durable materials and imitates the natural nest of a carpenter bee. This carpenter bee trap is one of the best designs on the market due to its patented design. It mimics a carpenter bee nest with its angled entrance holes. It is shaped like a funnel to increase the amount of light in the wooden chamber and prevents the carpenter bees from escaping.Learn More
The Carpenter Bee Kit with Demon WP contains Demon WP, D-Fense Dust and JT Eaton's Bellow duster.
Demon WP , a cypermethrin product formulated in a wettable powder has long been a standby in killing carpenter bees. Demon WP may also be used to spray other crawling and flying insects around your home. It has been a top seller for years. Demon WP will leave a milky type of residual that can be seen against dark surfaces. If you have lighter surfaces, it will not show.Learn More
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LambdaStar UltraCap 9.7 is a micro-encapsulated lambda-cyhalothrin formulation that is easy to measure and mix. It has a long residual protection with excellent results. Compared to Demand CS, also a lambda-cyhalothrin 9.7% formulation, LamdaStar UltraCap has a higher mortality rate after 12 weeks of testing.Learn More
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Cyzmic CS(Compare to Demand CS ) micro encapsulated insecticide combines the extended control of a microencapsulated formulation with a powerful knock-down effect providing long lasting control. Cyzmic CS is a controlled release insecticide with little to no odor. Cyzmic CS has reduced applicator exposure.Learn More
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Now Cyper WP comes in water-soluble packets for mixing convenience. Cyper WSP compares to the popular Demon WP envelopes, with the same active ingredient, 40.0% Cypermethrin.
Cyper WSP achieves a quick knockdown and long-lasting control of 30 nuisance pest.Learn More
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Tempo Dust is noted for a quick knockdown and long term control of many insects. It is particularly effective on stinging insects such as, hornets, wasps and bees. Simply dust into their harborages. It works well on other insects as well such as roaches and many other perimeter pests.
Tempo Dust is a pyrethroid dust that can be used inside or outside in dusting applications. Tempo Dust can be dusted into voids, cracks and crevices, and in and around structures using dusters such as hand duster or a power duster. It has excellent penetration into wall voids, securing equal coverage, and is odor-free and non-staining.Learn More
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