Carpenter ants form colonies that range in size from a few dozens to millions. Ant control can be difficult, therefore call in a recommended exterminator today. We can control any species of ants that you encounter. We penetrate and destroy nests to help prevent these pests from returning in the future.
You will usually not find a carpenter ants during the winter, however, you will find them in the springtime and the summer. A carpenter ant will not infest dry wood, however, they can create damage to wood that is exposed to moisture, such as your fence or deck. Should these carpenter ants make it into your home, you will usually find them in your kitchen, your bathroom, or around your doors and windows. Depending on where you live, you may find them in your crawlspaces and attic as well.
The best way to oversee an infestation is by making sure there are no dead tree branches in your yard. If you have a stockpile of firewood, you want to make sure this pile is away from your home as the carpenter ants like to nest within wood piles as well. Since carpenter ants like water, make sure you do not have any standing water around. If it rains, make sure the water does not pool up for long periods of time, as it will only invite trouble.
If you happen to see a nest of carpenter ants, call us to take care of it for you. The store-bought chemicals you may use could be harmful to your health, as well as the health of your animals and may only mask the problem or make it worse by dispersing the ants throughout your home. Hiring a professional who is reliable is the best way to handle your carpenter ant problem.