The carpenter ant is just one of the many types of ants that infest Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey. They are, arguably, one of the most threatening to homeowners. Here’s what you need to know:
All About the Carpenter Ant
Appearance: 1/4″ to 1/2″ long, black with long antennae
Diet: Moist, decayed wood, and even the foundation of your home
Concerns: In addition to destroying small wood things in your home and lawn, like furniture, they can also eat the foundation of your home, causing structural damage
Signs: Piles of wood shavings, rustling noises in walls
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Whether it’s pavement ants, carpenter ants, or any other kind of ant, Green Pest Solutions’ experienced technicians have the know-how necessary to identify and control your ant problem. Our Green Band Protection System will rid your home of ants as well as other pests and ensure that they will not return in the near future by also treating the outside perimeter of your home. Call us today at 877-636-9469 for more information.
Discerning one type of ant from another is not always easy, but it is an important step to figure out if you will need to control it, and how. Quickly identify some of the most common ants found in this region by color, size and location with our guide.