Despite the high level of structural damage carpenter ants can do to buildings, they are valuable insects. Out in nature, they chew wood creating tunnels to make their nests. This chewed up wood become fine sawdust, which eventually rots and provides compost for new plant growth. But when they are inside a home, they can … Continue reading Just How Destructive are Carpenter Ants?
When it comes to the damage that carpenter ants and termites cause to your home, it can be easy to get the two insects confused. And the similarities don’t stop there! Both of them look very similar and both will establish colonies inside your home. However, knowing the difference between the two is important because … Continue reading Pest Control: Difference between Carpenter Ants and Termites
Milder winters may feel like a welcome break from the colder, more familiar Canadian winter conditions. These milder conditions are the perfect conditions however for the early entry of carpenter ants into your home. During the cold winter months, homeowners get a slight reprieve from carpenter ants as they enter their dormant state for the … Continue reading Do Mild Winters Mean More Carpenter Ants?