How to Identify Carpenter Ants

Carpenter ants play key ecosystem roles, particularly by aiding in the decomposition of decaying trees. They also can infiltrate homes and other buildings, nesting in moist, rotting wood and causing significant structural damage. Being able to properly identify and distinguish carpenter ants from other species is an important factor in determining whether you have an infestation. You can look at physical characteristics, as well as signs of an infestation.

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