How Carpenter Ants Build Nests

How Carpenter Ants Build Nests?

Carpenter ants are well known for their skills to damage wooden structures. They are a big problem in homes in their search for food. Carpenter ants, surprisingly,  eat both animal matter and plants in their natural diet or eat insects and other invertebrates and body fluids from other insects. They look for food around the house. Carpenter ants burrow through wooden structures and it is very important how to get rid of carpenter ants in home.  A common myth revolving around carpenter ants eat the wood but contrary to popular belief, The carpenter ant creates vast tunnels of networks that can lead two different colonies altogether as opposed to normal pavement ants which usually have one queen in its colony.

Carpenter ants live in large colonies with thousands of workers several males and females that just have a roll of reproducing. When part of an already established colony,  the colony can split up and a form for satellite colonies. This is the way some carpenter ants invade houses especially in older on Ontarian homes where structural damage cracks and crevice are widespread. An obvious sign of a carpenter ant infestation is spotting, which is known as, frass. Frass is the name given to carpenter ant sawdust that is always found in a fresh entry point. It is best to contact professional carpenter ant exterminator in the Greater Toronto Area to declare your home ant-free as soon as possible!

 The carpenter ant can mostly be found in tree trunks, under the fallen logs, and they can usually be found in mulch which can provide a safe refuge when the weather is not in their luck. To prevent ants from entering your house it is recommended to store food away to discourage ants from entering. Seal all possible entry points through which an ant can enter. To do this effectively, it is recommended to hire a pest control service in the Greater Toronto Area to effectively treat the problem as soon as possible. The technician, through years of experience,  can you quickly determine prone entry points and can recommend sealing them up aside from treating the ant problem definitively, so your house can you be declared Carpenter ant-free in no time!

Due to the challenges faced everywhere through the consequences of the novel COVID-19 our technicians at The Exterminators – Pest Control Mississauga have taken up extra measures in making the procedure as comfortable and safe as possible. Due tackle the ant problem, we have started using a special formulation that is proved to be non-toxic to the ones living around you and your environment. In addition we have started wearing protective gear upon request to prevent the propagation of the coronavirus.