Carpenter Ants in my Bathroom! Help!

Are these carpenter ants?Found in my sink in my bathroom upstairsAbout 20 of them early morning 7:30January 20,2024. Bathroom is mostly marble. Help! Carmel ‘What’s That Bug’ Product Recommendations: Attracting Birds & Butterflies Create a beautiful bird & butterfly filled yard with this online course. Sustainable Pest Control An online course that will help you … Read more

Do Carpenter Ants Fly? Uncovering the Truth About Their Wings

Carpenter ants are often mistaken for termites due to their similar appearance and wood-damaging behavior. However, unlike termites, carpenter ants do not actually eat wood; instead, they excavate it to build their nests. Knowing whether carpenter ants can fly is essential in identifying and managing them in case of an infestation. Yes, certain carpenter ants … Read more

Are Carpenter Ants Bad? Uncovering the Truth Behind These Tiny Intruders

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Carpenter ants are large, dark insects often found in homes and gardens. While they don’t consume wood like termites, they can cause damage by creating nests in damp or moisture-compromised wood, extending their tunnels into dry wood, and potentially leading to structural damage. These ants typically nest in moisture-damaged wood, but sometimes find voids to … Read more