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Carpenter Ants

Hamilton Residents – Watch for Carpenter Ants

Carpenter ants are capable of doing serious damage to your home but thankfully, there are some signs to watch for so you can get a professional pest control as soon as possible. The sooner you treat your home, the fewer damage ants will do to it. If you aren’t sure whether you have carpenter ants or not, […]

A Day in the Life of A Carpenter Ant

What Are Carpenter Ants? Generally, Carpenter ants are an insect that could make life a lot harder for you, especially during the spring, but what makes these guys tick? A good way to find out more about these interesting creatures is to do some research on current studies, and information found on Carpenter ants – […]

Carpenter Ants in Hamilton

About. In many regions, carpenter ants (Camponotus) are the most important wood-infesting insects in the urban environment. They are called carpenter ants because nest galleries have a smooth surface, as if sanded by a carpenter. Carpenter ants DO NOT EAT WOOD! They are outdoor scavengers and usually feed on insects and aphid honeydew. However, workers […]

Here's the Deal With Carpenter Ants

Carpenter ants are considered the most destructive insect we have here in Canada.  They chew tons of wood, and turn it into a fine sawdust.  In the forest, that would rot and turn into mulch; good right? In our homes on the other hand; not so good. Carpenter ants typically are either all black, or […]

The Life of a Carpenter Ant

Carpenter ants, which are commonly seen in and near dwellings are typically the wingless, non-productive worker adults.  Carpenter ants live in large groups or colonies consisting of hundreds of worker ants, a few reproductive males and female as well as one queen. At first the colony is small, however, in later years the population can […]

Carpenter Ants In Hamilton, Burlington and Oakville

Here come the ants…… Carpenter ants are one of the most common structural pests found in and around the home.  They are the largest type of ant that invade the home….they can range from 1/4 to 3/4 inches in length. They have a constricted waist, six legs and bent antennae. They can be black, reddish-black […]