Carpenter Ant Prevention

Spring has finally arrived in Upstate NY! And for many homeowners, so have spring pests. As the temperatures turn warmer, common spring pests like carpenter ants begin to forage for food and shelter, often finding both in and around your home. A soggy spring is especially inviting, as carpenter ants prefer moist wood. Unlike termites, which actually eat…
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How to Get Rid of Carpenter Ants

These large, black insects build their nests in wood, so they’re often found in and around homes, but unlike termites, which actually eat wood, carpenter ants cause damage by creating smooth, hollowed-out nests (or galleries) inside the wood. Carpenter ants in Glens Falls, Lake George, Saratoga and the rest of the northeast typically swarm in…
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Carpenter Ant FAQs

What is the difference between carpenter ants and termites? While both can cause serious damage to your home’s wood construction, termites and carpenter ants are not the same. The main difference is that termites eat wood, while carpenter ants make their nests in it, so they require different treatment methods. For more help telling them…
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