Carpenter Ant Pest Control From Wildwoods Pest Control

Posted by brainjmedia03 on Tuesday, December 20, 2016


Carpenter ants can cause a significant amount of damage to the wood in your house. Many will see an ant and not think it is a big deal, but if you see one ant, there are many more that are unseen. Wildwoods Pest Control is here to make sure your home is free of damaging carpenter ants.


Carpenter ants do more damage than any other wood destroying insect in our area.  Although termites get more attention, carpenter ants are far more common in Sandy, Oregon.  A fully developed nest can do considerable damage within a structure and should be addressed quickly.

People often see carpenter ants and think they are “just an ant”.  Any ant larger 1/4 inch is probably a carpenter ant and should be taken seriously.  They come in all kinds of different shapes and sizes.  For example, they polymorphic which means that each ant can look different than others in the colony.  They vary greatly in size depending on the amount of nutrition within the nest.  This means that the smaller ants are actually older than the larger ants, which have benefited from the increase amount of food in the nest and grown more.  If you are seeing carpenter ants with wings, this is an indication that the nest has been established for several years and is now reproducing with these winged ants (called “swarmers”)

Stop dealing with pests and call 971-219-6681 today to schedule a free inspection today.

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