Carpenter Ant Control
Black carpenter ants are the most common ant in Wayne, NJ, and the surrounding areas. Chemicals are typically needed to properly terminate the colonies. Due to the need for chemicals, this type of pest removal is best handled safely by a professional exterminator who uses environmentally and safe solutions. Professional Carpenter Ant removal is the most effective way to eliminate Carpenter Ants from your home or business. Mrs. Bzzz Carpenter Ant control solution is a 3 step process. First, we perform a thorough inspection of your home or business to confirm the presence of Carpenter Ants. Next, we will customize an effective Carpenter Ant control treatment plan that is designed to safely eliminate your ant problem. Then, before we start a treatment, we will consult with you regarding your ant control treatment plan and answer any questions you may have.
How Did I Get Carpenter Ants?
Carpenter Ants enter homes, condos, and apartment buildings most often through cracks in doors and windows and occasionally through plumbing. Like most pest insects they are looking for water and a suitable home. While they prefer to nest outdoors in wet or moist trees or wood, they sometimes move indoors or around the exterior of the home. They select areas where wood has been exposed to severe moisture. This could be rotting or decaying wood in walls or even decks and porches. Black carpenter ants are the most common ant in Wayne, New Jersey, and the surrounding areas.
Why Is It So Difficult To Get Rid Of Carpenter Ants?
There may be multiple nests. If you do not eliminate all nests, the colony may rebound. Carpenter ants build two types of nests: parent colonies and satellite colonies. The parent colonies consist of a queen, eggs, and workers. The satellite colonies consist of workers, older larvae, and pupae. Satellite colonies are formed when the parent colony lacks sufficient space or a food and water source. There may be multiple satellite colonies. All nests must be located and treated.
What Are The Signs Of An Carpenter Ant Infestation?
Presence of worker carpenter ants inside the home:
- Piles of wood shavings can usually be found beneath wooden items when the infestation is large.
- Large winged ants emerge from ceilings, walls, and other hidden crevices.
How Can I Prevent Carpenter Ants From Returning?
Mrs. Bzzz, a local Northern NJ ant control exterminator, will help educate you on things you can control to help prevent or reduce repeat carpenter ant infestations. While Carpenter Ants typically do not pose a health threat, they can over time do significant damage to your home’s structure and therefore should be removed.
How Can I Identify Carpenter Ants?
Worker Carpenter ants can vary in size from 1/4 to 3/4 an inch in length. The color of carpenter ants also varies among species, ranging from jet-black to dark brown, red, black, yellow, orange, yellowish tan, or light brown. They are most commonly black, but some carpenter ants exhibit both red and black coloration. It is best to let a professional exterminator identify whether the ants are in fact Carpenter Ants or another of the 25 common invasive ant species.
For professional carpenter ant control services in Wayne, NJ, or the surrounding area, contact the pest control experts at Mrs. Bzzz at (973) 513-3501. Our goal is for you to be safe and comfortable in your home.
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