Knocking on Wood: Carpenter Ants (Part 2)

carpenter ants part 2

June 22, 2017 | Posted in Ants and Termites | By

Last week, we posted Part 1 of this article (click here if you missed it). Today, we’re wrapping up by talking more about how the nests function and what you can do if you find an infestation. Give Me My

Knocking on Wood: Carpenter Ants (Part 1)

carpenter ants

June 16, 2017 | Posted in Ants and Termites | By

Worldwide, there are more species of carpenter ants than any other kind of ant—back in 2000, we knew of over 1,000 species! These creatures are fascinating, but there’s no place for them in your home. We’re doing a two-part blog

Termites or Carpenter Ants?

March 17, 2016 | Posted in Ants and Termites | By

A common mistake that homeowners experience is mistaking a carpenter ant for a termite. While having carpenter ants is a problem, termites are a much bigger problem. To distinguish between the two you can look at a few different components,

The Myth Behind Carpenter Ants

January 12, 2016 | Posted in Ants and Termites | By

Carpenter ants are large ants that tend to invade homes in Texas starting in late winter and early spring. The common myth about Carpenter Ants is that they invade homes by eating wood the same way termites do. This is

Ant Problems

January 20, 2014 | Posted in Ants and Termites | By

  Did you know that the biggest pest problem a Texas homeowner will face is ants?  Not termites, not spiders or roaches, but ants.  There are a mind boggling amount of types of ants- about 22,000 species inhabit the Earth.