Ant Spotlight: The Carpenter Ant


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

Send Ants Marching out the Door with Green Pest Solutions

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.

Ant Identification Guide

Ant Identification Guide

ID some of the most prevalent ant species in the region with this full-color guide.