Blog: Carpenter ants have become a widespread problem

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Carpenter ants have become a widespread problem throughout Delta. They make their nests in damp, rotting, dead or perfectly dry wood and create passageways so they can easily circumnavigate through the structure. Carpenter ants are small but the damage a colony can cause is not. Carpenter ants cause the most damage of all ants - that commonly infest structures. The amount of damage a carpenter ant infestation can inflict on a property can vary. If a colony has been aggressively infesting a property for a extended period of time, the structural damage can be very wide-ranging. That's why it's critical to have infestations treated as fast as possible by a pest control expert. One common sign of carpenter ant damage is the appearance of small, circular holes on the surface of the wood. The worker carpenter ants will exhume sawdust-like debris around or below the exit holes.  

 

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Go Green Pest Control owner Randy Bilesky is a long-time South Delta resident. Trained and certified, Bilesky has first-hand knowledge of the pest problems that local homeowners and business owners encounter.

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