Anytime a new home or development is being built, trees are usually taken down. Carpenter Ant main colonies live in these trees. Once the Carpenter Ant home is removed they will seek out a new place, our homes are perfect environments for them. We offer them food, water and shelter. Not to mention year round warmth. Its a perfect environment for a colony to thrive. A satellite nest inside homes can contain easily 3,000 workers, and a structure could have multiple satellite nest. This photo is Carpenter Ant “Frass”, its from the wood they have damages. If you see this it means a colony has now moved in and it’s time to seek professional help.