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  • Brighton, MI
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don sigler replied to Rich's discussion Bats, Bats and more Bats.
"Please DO kill bats,if you have a constant problem they are not pets and can cause a world of grief if bitten, I kill all pests that threaten my home. No Matter What !!"
May 7
don sigler replied to Kelly's discussion CARPENTER BEES
"Update, I had no luck with the pheramone recipe, none , zero, Additionally after buying 6 carpenter bee traps they had no effect at all , zero, not one catch. What Iam using that has worked is Bayer Termite and Carpenter Ant Killer, 3oz. per 0ne…"
May 7
don sigler replied to Rich's discussion Bats, Bats and more Bats.
"Mary. If you see bats roosting in a paticular area, plugging the holes with steel wool works great for bats and mice, niether one will chew at it. And yes, Carpenter Bees pose the biggest problem I have. In spring when it warms to 75-80 degrees the…"
Oct 6, 2013
don sigler replied to al cayot's discussion TWP Stains
"My Experience with water based stain in not good, I have been in a Ripple Craft Log home for 11 yrs. TWP Cedartone 101 is the only product ever used on this home. TWP is an oil based stain, and I have had no problems in 11yrs with TWP and…"
Jul 18, 2013
don sigler replied to al cayot's discussion TWP Stains
"TWP Is a great stain, recommended by Ripple Craft and Gastinau Log Homes, Got 8yrs from first full house  stain. It's the color of Cedatone 101 that we love. Runs about 160.00 for five gallons."
Jul 4, 2013
don sigler replied to Kelly's discussion CARPENTER BEES
"Hi Kelly.  the pharamone recipe goes like this according to a beekeeper I spoke with....10 drops lemongrass oil, 5 drops geranium oil, 1 drop lime oil. I'm assuming your using a carpenter bee trap that is hung (covered) under your eaves…"
May 15, 2013
don sigler replied to Kelly's discussion CARPENTER BEES
"Iam working on a pharamone recipe (that i got from a beekeeper) to get them to the trap. will let you all know how many holes are drilled this spring.   Regards  Don"
May 6, 2013
don sigler replied to Rich's discussion Bats, Bats and more Bats.
"A bite by a mouse is not nearly as medically harmful as a bat. In my years in this Ripple Craft log home I find that different generations  of bats come back to the same roosting area as former family members. i can only liken this to…"
Apr 25, 2013
don sigler replied to Rich's discussion Bats, Bats and more Bats.
"IF you have bats entering your home, remember bat poop is toxic stuff. You should determine thier point of entry, bats can get in through a very small crack or crevice. Steel Wool will work, bats will not chew it to get in. This method has worked…"
Apr 25, 2013
don sigler replied to Rich's discussion Bats, Bats and more Bats.
"I too have had bat problems and I have found two methods that work well. 1. Rat glue traps...hang these vertically where the bats are roosting,at night when its hot out they will fly into them and there they remain, stuck. this is not my first…"
Apr 24, 2013
don sigler replied to Kelly's discussion CARPENTER BEES
"I have been fighting these carpenter bees for years, this year Iam trying carpenter bee traps, available on ebay and film footage on you tube shows how they work, I have learned a few things, my log home is ten years old and still dripping sap, I…"
Apr 24, 2013
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RIPPLE CRAFT LOG

1800 SQ FT. SHED DORMER. CARPENTER BEE MAGNET
Mar 23, 2013
Dolly - Es Log Home Restorations left a comment for don sigler
"Hi Don and welcome to the neighborhood. Dolly"
Mar 20, 2013

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At 11:40am on March 20, 2013, Dolly - Es Log Home Restorations said…

Hi Don and welcome to the neighborhood. Dolly

 
 
 

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