Spring is a season when carpenter ants get very active and establish satellite colonies. If you see some sawdust and wood chips inside of your house it is recommended investigating your property for a carpenter ant infestation.
This infographic by The Exterminators can help homeowners identify carpenter ants and how to deal with them. It is very important to stop the infestation as soon as possible since carpenter ants and cause structural damage to your property.
They create nests in wooden materials by creating tunnels and galleries and over time these wooden structures get compromised. If you suspect you have carpenter ants in your home, contact a pest control professional immediately.
A pest control professional is really the only one who can successfully destroy the ant’s parent colony, including the queen, and the satellite nests. The longer you wait to contact someone, the more time the colony has to grow. Unfortunately, a large colony can quickly get out of hand, which means possibly more damage to your home.