Carpenter ants utilize cavities in wood, particularly stumps and logs in decayed condition, as nesting sites. They are most abundant in forests and can be easily found under lose bark of dead trees, stumps, or fallen logs. Homeowners may bring them into their homes when they transport infested logs from forests to use as firewood.
This cautionary guide to carpenter ant damage provides a detailed physical description of carpenter ants. You will also learn:
What are the habits of carpenter ants?
What is the first step to determining an infestation?
Should I get an inspection?
What is the easiest way to identify which species of carpenter ant is plaguing my structure?
What are the best methods for controlling carpenter ants and ant damage?
Learn how to prevent carpenter ant damage by being proactive and also how to destroy these wood-eating colonies. Making sure your home structure is in tip-top shape is absolutely vital!