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Five Signs Your Worcester Home Has A Carpenter Ant Problem

DATE POSTED: February 3, 2021

Everyone in Worcester knows the big pest problems we have here in New England: cockroaches, rodents, moths, termites, and the like. However, a lesser-known common pest is just as prevalent in our region as its more famous counterparts, and it can cause just as much damage. We’re talking, of course, about carpenter ants.  

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Carpenter Ants Are Coming

DATE POSTED: March 8, 2017

This is going to be quite a spring. That mild winter we just had is going to make spring pests more abundant. One pest we expect to hear quite a bit about is the carpenter ant. Here are a few things you should know about these little wood biters.

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Signs Of A Carpenter Ant Infestation

DATE POSTED: June 30, 2016

Living in the Northeast, we tend to have more months in the year that are cold rather than warm. For some people this is a joy; for others it’s a long countdown to wait to see the groundhog in February. This cold weather tends to draw in unwanted pests that are seeking food and warmth. Ants are one of the most common pests to enter into your home. If you have spent any time at all living or…

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Are These Carpenter Ants?

DATE POSTED: November 23, 2015

If you've been living under a rock (pun intended) you may not know what a carpenter ant is. So let me tell you. A carpenter ant is about ⅛ to ½ an inch long, depending on the species. They can be all black, all red, or a combination of those two colors.

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Carpenter Ants Go Viral!

DATE POSTED: October 16, 2015

Google is not the only place that is seeing high traffic from carpenter ants. Here in the Northeast we are still seeing very high incidences involving carpenter ants in and around homes and businesses. The good news is that the typical ‘busy season’ for these destructive little black ants is early spring through early October. This means that, for the most part, they should become less…

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Carpenter Ants In Winter?

DATE POSTED: January 26, 2015

Yep. Don't think that just because your nostril hairs freeze every time you walk out into the winter chill that your home is safe from carpenter ants. Ants come back every year, no matter how much snow you get. That means they know how to hide from the winter chill. One of the places they hide is inside your house. Yep. They could already be inside. Here is what you need to know about carpenter…

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