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Big Blue Bug Solutions, formerly known as New England Pest Control, has been proudly serving Lincoln with the most comprehensive residential and commercial pest control services since 1935. Big Blue Bug takes great pride is supplying the highest quality pest control services in Lincoln, effectively getting rid of mice, termites, spiders and the always troublesome carpenter ants. Big Blue Bug Solutions is easily recognized by our iconic 4,000 pound steel termite, Nibbles Woodaway, who makes his home on the top of the roof and can be seen easily from I-95. Whether it's insects or rodents that are causing you problems, our Lincoln exterminators are sure to resolve even your toughest pest problems.

What Are Carpenter Ants?

While small black ants in your home are merely a nuisance, carpenter ants can cause extensive damage to your home’s structure. These large ants can measure up to ½ an inch in length and are generally black, red or a combination of both. Unlike termites, carpenter ants do not eat wood, but just chew holes for tunnels and galleries for their large colonies. Typical signs that you have carpenter ants in your home are small piles of sawdust near woodwork and tiny holes in walls, beams, windows and door frames.

 

Carpenter Ant Prevention Tips For Lincoln RI Homes

Carpenter ants usually have nests around your home or business, but will venture inside buildings.  The professionals at Big Blue Bug Solutions would like to offer some help tips to keep these devastating pests from entering your property:

  • Repair or replace window or door screens with holes or tears

  • Keep your kitchen clean and tidy, remembering to thoroughly clean in cupboards and under appliances

  • Repair any leaky faucets or pipes

  • Clean wood piles and debris away from your home

  • Inspection the exterior of your home, sealing any holes or cracks around your foundation, wiring, pipes, windows and doors

  • Install heavy duty weather stripping on all exterior doors

  • Keep food stored in airtight containers

  • Trim trees and shrubs back away from your home

  • Do not keep dirty dishes in the sink overnight

If even after you have implemented all the carpenter ant prevention tips you are still finding them parading around or inside your home, contact Big Blue Bug Solutions and let us get rid of carpenter ants at your Lincoln home or business today!

 

 

Rhode Island Pest Control For Carpenter Ants

At first sighting of carpenter ants you should contact a professional at once. Big Blue Bug Solutions’ exterminators are experienced and trained on detection, extermination of entire carpenter ants colonies and application of treatments to prevent future infestations. Our carpenter ant control in Lincoln is customizable, making sure we effectively get rid of all carpenter ants and include a one year carpenter ant warranty that can be renewed on a yearly basis and be transferred to new owners should the home be sold. If you have noticed carpenter ants in your home, do not attempt DIY products or procedures, for they can make the infestations even worse. Contact our Lincoln office and schedule an appointment today!

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