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How To Avoid Carpenter Ant Damages In South Portland

DATE POSTED: May 24, 2018

Here in Maine, we don’t really have to worry about termites. This is great, but it doesn’t mean we are “out of the woods.” Unfortunately, we do have carpenter ants, which are also wood-destroying pests. These ants can actually cause just as much damage as termites. The only difference is that unlike termites, carpenter ants do not feed on the wood. They use the wood to…

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When The Carpenter Ants Come Marching In

DATE POSTED: March 5, 2018

The weather in New Bedford, MA is looking nicer by the day, and it will soon inspire us to get out into our yards and start working on spring cleanup. Warm weather has a similar effect on carpenter ants. When it warms up, carpenter ants become more active. But they're not going to clean anything in your yard, nor do they work to improve your home. Their activity can actually do damage to your New…

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Don’t Forget About Carpenter Ants

DATE POSTED: December 21, 2017

Just because it’s getting colder outside doesn’t mean all of the ants are dying off. They’re just looking for a place to hide and to make new homes for the winter! Carpenter ants are very resilient and expert survivors. They have been known to build satellite colonies in the comfort of our foundations as the weather cools. These satellite colonies are temporary homes for the…

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Why Carpenter Ants Are A Year-Round Problem

DATE POSTED: September 15, 2017

It can get cold in New England. It is surprising that any ant can survive here. But they do. Ants are incredibly resilient. And there is no ant more resilient than the carpenter ant. Why do we say this? Because carpenter ants have the unique ability to live in our nice warm homes with us. This not only keeps them safe from the cold but also gives them the ability to be destructive all year long.

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Tips To Avoid Carpenter Ants In South Portland

DATE POSTED: August 14, 2017

Carpenter ants are like mini excavators of wood that chew through it and spit it out causing holes in wooden structures and sawdust piles outside the holes in various places throughout your home. They are not like termites that actually eat the wood, rather carpenter ants burrow into moist damp wood to create nests. They usually stay outdoors but will enter your home through cracks in your…

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