Termites are one of the worst things you can ever get in your home. The amount of damage they can do astronomical. The expense of repair is overwhelming. However, a lot of the time they’re difficult to distinguish from carpenter ants. What are carpenter ants? Carpenter ants are bigger than normal ants. Workers have black, … Continue reading Termites or carpenter ants.
Large carpenter ant nests actually look pretty cool. They have intricate tunnels and galleries smoothly cut into large segments of wood. It’s common to confuse carpenter ants with termites. However, termites actually eat wood. Carpenter ants don’t eat wood. They remove wood as they build galleries and tunnels for nesting. Carpenter ants find home … Continue reading Do carpenter ants eat wood?
Ontario has a huge variety of wood damaging insects. The first way to prevent any infestation is to identify species that might be a nuisance. Although some eat wood as part of their diet, others dig tunnels for nests. All have equal effects on the structural support of your home. If they get into the … Continue reading Wood damaging insects in Ontario.