For exposed pine, like a roof eave, how can the wood be treated to prevent bees from tunneling into the wood, or building nests?

Edit: Currently, I'm using a water-based stain, to no effect.


Paint it or seal it and add Bug Juice to to the paint/stain/sealer. You can read about bug juice here.

  • I'd rather not use a pesticide, is there something else that would act as a deterrent? – Brian Maltzan Aug 15 '11 at 20:37

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