The Problem with Carpenter Ants

Carpenter Ant Damage

Most of the time when people think about insects causing property damage they think about Termites. What they don’t think about though, are Carpenter Ants. Carpenter ants are one of the biggest insect threats to Canadian homes. Generally larger than most ants and either dark brownish red or black in color, carpenter ants are found … Read more The Problem with Carpenter Ants

Carpenter Ants Can Silently Destroy Your Home

Carpenter Ant Damage

Red Deer is unique. A beautiful city hugging river it’s named after and surrounded by the beauty of the Canadian prairies, it’s a jewel in the country’s west. Its geography and climate add to its culture, and also produce a unique set of pest control problems. One of the worst problems faced are Carpenter ants, … Read more Carpenter Ants Can Silently Destroy Your Home

Carpenter Ants: More Like Demolition Experts

Carpenter Ant Damage

Carpenter ants are one of the biggest insect threats to Canadian homes. They’re found in all areas of the province, and infestations often remain undetected, until repair becomes very costly. Most of the time, when people think about insects causing property damage, they think about termites. Carpenter ants, unlike termites, don’t consume wood fiber, they … Read more Carpenter Ants: More Like Demolition Experts

Everything You Need To Know About Carpenter Ants

Carpenter Ant

As summer is upon us the chances of you seeing the presence of ants in your home increases as the temperatures go up. Carpenter ants do not use wood as their food source, they create tunnels for their homes and brood rearing. Carpenter ants prefer to tunnel through wet or moist wood in your home … Read more Everything You Need To Know About Carpenter Ants

Pest Spotlight: Carpenter Ants

Carpenter Ant

Scientific Name: Camponotus spp. Common Names: Carpenter Ant Color: Mainly black, but varies from brown and red Size: Up to 1 inch or 25 millimetres long (workers can be 3 to 13 mm), nearly 5 times the size of a typical pavement ant or black garden ant. FACT: In North America, lumbermen during the early … Read more Pest Spotlight: Carpenter Ants