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Pest Control For Carpenter Ants

There is much confusion out there when it comes to Carpenter ants. Carpenter ants are frequently confused with termites, because they both nest in wood. The following article is intended for pest control professionals and homeowners alike, who are in need of some answers when it comes to identifying, and treating Carpenter ants.  Knowing a little more about these Carpenter ants can help homeowners and pest management professionals take some preventative measures to minimize damage to homes. If it’s too late, and you fear that you may have a Carpenter ant infestation, please enlist the help of a licensed ant control professional who can administer the proper insecticides.  The 3… Read More

Pest Control News For The Thanksgiving Week

Pest Of The Week: Black Carpenter Ant The Black Carpenter ant (a species of Carpenter ant), is the most common Carpenter ant pest in the United States. Although they do not eat or digest wood, Black Carpenter ants will tunnel through wood causing structural damage. They are distinguishable from other Carpenter ant species by the dull black color of the head and body; as well as white-yellow hairs on the abdomen. All castes of this species (including the major and minor workers, queens, and males) are black. Black Carpenter ant workers are most active at night, foraging up to 100 yards in search of food; leaving a chemical (pheromone) trail.… Read More