Tag: carpenter ant control

Get Rid of Carpenter Ants Before Summer Stops

Carpenter ants prefer damp environments so they survive quite nicely with our weather near the coast. Warmer weather and moisture in the spring attracts carpenter ants as they look for a new home. Carpenter ants in New England can be a problem for homeowners. These ants are known for... more
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Carpenter Ants vs. Termites: 5 Ways To Tell The Difference

Termites vs. Ants. "Learn the Dangerous Difference". Termite: Thivk waist, straight antennae, same sized wings. Ant: Narrow waist, elbowed antennae, different sized wings.
There are many types of ants that can be found in and around homes, but carpenter ants and termites are two of the most common. Both carpenter ants and termites are attracted to wood, but there are some key differences between the two. Carpenter ants are generally larger than termites and have a... more
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Checking for Carpenter Ants

Carpenter ants love damp climates and moist area and nest in those damp locations, like wood that has been damaged by water. They make nests in the floors or walls of your home and search for food through your home. Carpenter ants, unlike termites, do not eat the wood in your home, but are... more
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The Most Common Home Invader – Ants

While homeowners across the country enjoy the warm weather and the sights, smells and activities of the season, they also must contend with increased pest activity. This season, A1 Exterminators is reminding homeowners to be on the look out for one of the most prevalent pest – ants.... more
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Ants Marching Into Homes

If ants are marching one-by-one into your home, you are not alone. More than 20 different varieties of ants are known to take refuge in homes, schools and businesses. There are more than 700 species of ants in the U.S. and about two dozen types are considered pests. They include: Odorous... more
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Damage from Carpenter Ants

Carpenter Ants do not spread any diseases to humans, but they can be very damaging to the structure of your home. Carpenter ants tunnel through wood and in large numbers can cause major damage to your home. They cause billions of dollars of damage each year! If you see one, chances are there is... more
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