Carpenter bees are a common pest that is found in the Citrus Heights, California area including in Orangevale during the warmer months. The first step in identifying whether you have a carpenter bee infestation is identifying the pest. Carpenter bees look similar in appearance to bumble bees, but they do not have the same yellow markings that bumble bees have on their abdomens. Other common characteristics of carpenter bees include:
- Yellow or black
- 6 legs
- Oval in shape
If you've notice carpenter bees flying around your property then it is likely that you have a carpenter bee infestation. Another common sign of a carpenter bee infestation is finding holes in wood structures around your home or business such as:
Unlike other stinging insects carpenter bees are not prone to stinging, but the female carpenter bee will sting if she feels threatened. The main issue that carpenter bees cause is damage to your property. USA Pest Management of Citrus Heights, California provides carpenter bee treatment services to residents and business owners across the area. The first step in getting rid of carpenter bees is contacting our Citrus Heights, California office to schedule an inspection. Once your Citrus Heights, Orangevale, or other area property is thoroughly inspected our pest control expert will provide you with your treatment plan options.