Carpenter ants range in size from 1/4 to 3/4″. Black in color, some have gray bands on the back or a reddish coloration on the middle.
Tools of the Trade
Workers have large mandibles that allow them to quickly excavate any type of wood to make a nest.
Carpenter ants will render a load-bearing beam on the interior of your home as structurally-inefficeint.
Carpenter ants will reduce the heartwood of a beautiful tree into a “dead-fall” danger for your house.
Carpenter Ant Colony
As the size of the colony grows, so does their destructive behavior.
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