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Ants of All Sizes

This year has been very dry. You are very likely to see ants come into your home or business looking for water. This is why ants are often seen around the kitchen and bathroom.  Most ants fall into two categories, carpenter ants and pavement ants. Read more »

All About Carpernter Ants

Information about carpenter ants and the damage done to homes. Read more »

Carpenter Ants at Wikipedia

Carpenter ants article at Wikipedia. Read more »

Pavement Ants at Wikipedia

Pavement ants article at Wikipedia. Read more »

Pavement Ant

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Pests - Identification
Pests: 
Ants

These very small ants are commonly seen scurrying around sidewalks and foundations. They tunnel in the cracks of pavement or concrete and create those popular little mounds. Read more »

Carpenter Ants

Topics: 
Pests - Identification
Pests: 
Ants

These are wild carpenter ants living in an old log. They could just as easily be tunneling through your house. Read more »

Carpenter Ant Damage

Topics: 
Pests - Identification
Pests: 
Ants

This is a stump damaged by carpenter ants - but it could just as easily be a beam of your house. Carpenter ants chew away the wood in your house while they make the tunnels of their colony. Read more »

A Funny Thing I Heard About "Red and Black Wood Ants"...

"Yep, I know what they are - red and black wood ants. Come this way." -- A Customer

Well, I chuckled at that. In the Northeast, the common species of carpenter ant is Camponous pennsylvanicus. It is completely black. However, there are some variations in color and size among different species of carpenter ants. Read more »

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