Some solutions such as “HOW TO RESOLVE CARPENTER ANT INFESTATION” and tips to solve this issue and carpenter ant damage
Carpenter ants are the pest found dark in colour and their size is between 6-12 mm. Wings of swarmers are bigger, between 18-20 mm in length.
Carpenter ants look like harmless insects but they have the ability to chew tons of wood and make it rot. For this reason they can be more destructive than other pests. Here we will elaborate on some of the key damages caused by them:-
Compared to termites, carpenter ant infestation is hard to find until it reaches its extreme level. The type of damage caused by them is not similar to termites. Termites feed through cellulose found in wood. Carpenter ants dig up tunnels or galleries in decayed wood but do not eat wood. It will make the wood hollow and will cause significant structural damage. Termites can cause damage rapidly, while carpenter ants can take years to carry out significant damage.
The main culprit of their infestation is the moisture problem. For example, these creatures are mostly found near sinks, dishwashers, bathrooms and laundry areas. Avoiding the source of moisture will minimize their infestation chances. They can feed on dead leaves/insects and have the ability to live outside looking for food scraps and foraging indoor structure.
The first resolving technique is to find Carpenter ants’ nest. Try to locate sawdust created by them while digging their tunnels. Nest location is a key factor during the eradicating procedure. A vacuum cleaner can also help you to get rid of them. Afterward, always dispose of the bag to prevent ants from returning. A mature Carpenter ant nest may have other satellite nests, which are to be found and removed as well, which will result in reliable eradication.
Some of these simple tactics will help you to avoid these insects:
Getting rid of them may not be an easier job. You may need a professional pest control company to help you. The first step would be to pinpoint their nest’s location. This company may treat the problem by using the drilling procedure. Occupants may need to vacate their residence for a specific time period.
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