Can Carpenter Ants Damage My House?

Posted by bmedia on Friday, June 30, 2017


Carpenter ants cause more damage than any other wood destroying insect in the Pacific Northwest. Termites receive a lot of attention but carpenter ants are far more common. Carpenter ants don’t eat wood but they create tunnels for their nests by excavating the wood. A fully developed ants nest can do considerable damage to a structure and should be addressed quickly. Don’t allow these ants to eat holes into your home! Learn how to prevent a carpenter ant infestation below.


Carpenter ants damage wood through their nest-building. If they gain entry to a structure, they pose a property threat.

If you notice black carpenter ants, contact a professional immediately to discuss a proper course of ant control.


Call 971-219-6681 to schedule a free inspection today!



Categories: Carpenter Ants, Pest Control

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