Past Questions and Answers

 


Do you have log repair knowledge as well? Post your remarks after our answer! Just click VIEW ANSWER now!

Please browse the category questions and answers as a form of your question has likely been asked in the past.  If you can't find your answer, The Log Doctor is here to answer any question you may have regarding the repair and restoration of your log home or cabin.  If you are not a do-it-yourself kind of person, please contact us and put all our knowledge and experience to work for you!

 

Question:


My family has a small log cabin that we built 20+ years ago. We live in Tennessee and have a problem with borer bees. Then, the wookpeckers go after the bees and destroy the logs. What would be a good woodfilling product and then a good product to use to coat the pine logs?

Answer:

There is no good way to get rid of carpenter bees. Get a bee dusting kit from Timeless Wood Care Products at 800-564-2987. You will have to dust the bee holes constantly for about 2 years before you see a big decline in their numbers, and they will never truly be gone completely.

Add your Feedback to this question

Use the form below to post your comments to this question and answer.

  Name:
  Email:
  Question:
(500 characters max)
   

Posted By Pat Vanorden
7/17/2005
someone told me about borate sticls you put in the holes and plug up the hole. Do you know where I can buy these.
Posted By Lynn Boness
9/25/2006
I live in Colorado and we seem to have alot of woodpeckers this year. Most of the time they just use the vents to make a drill sound to atract a mate. But recently they started making holes, how do I get rid of them?