Carpenter Ant Control
Carpenter ants can be a major problem for property owners in the Castle Rock area. These ants can cause serious structural damage to homes and buildings by tunneling through the wood, which weakens the structure and can lead to costly repairs. Fortunately, OMNIS Pest Control has the expertise and tools necessary to effectively control carpenter ants and prevent damage to your property.
Our team of professional pest control technicians are trained in identifying carpenter ant colonies and treating them at the source. We use targeted treatments that are safe for you, your family, and your pets, while effectively eliminating carpenter ants and preventing them from returning. Our commitment to using environmentally-friendly and sustainable pest control practices means that you can enjoy peace of mind knowing that we are taking care of your pest control needs without harming the environment.
Common Areas Where Carpenter Ants Hide In Your Home
Carpenter ants are often considered one of the most destructive insect pests that can invade your home. Their name alone suggests that they carve or build their nests inside wood structures, which can result in significant damage, especially if left unchecked.
When finding hiding spots, these ants can be pretty crafty. Here are some common areas that you may want to inspect for carpenter ant activity:
Carpenter ants thrive in moist environments and can often be found in areas of your home that are prone to dampness, such as kitchens, bathrooms, laundry rooms, and basements. Check for ant activity near pipes, sinks, windows, and other moisture-prone areas.
As mentioned, carpenter ants prefer nesting inside wood structures such as walls, floors, and foundations. They do not eat wood, but they can hollow it out for their colonies, causing structural damage over time. Look for signs of sawdust or wood shavings near window frames, doorways, and baseboards.
Carpenter ants can also make their nests outside your home and eventually make their way inside. Inspect your yard for potential carpenter ant activity in dead or decaying trees, firewood piles, or other outdoor structures.
Take preventative measures to avoid carpenter ant infestations. Keeping moisture levels low and ensuring proper ventilation in attics and crawl spaces can help deter these pests from establishing a colony in your property. Additionally, regular inspections and maintenance of the property’s wood structures can help identify potential issues and allow quicker intervention.