Do you suspect you have a carpenter ant infestation? Err on the side of caution. If left untreated, carpenter ants will continue to carve out wood in your home or building, weakening the structure. All too often, people don't react quickly enough. The longer you wait, the more expensive it will become. Take care of your carpenter ant problem today! Call Pest-X for a free inspection.
Signs of Infestation
Carpenter ants hollow out wood to nest inside. Oftentimes they attack wood that has been damaged by moisture or termites indicating you may have additional problems that need to be addressed. Sometimes you will see sawdust near places it should not be. You may also come across Carpenter ant frass, a mixture of wood pieces, ant body parts, and excrement, may be your first clue to knowing you have a problem. In addition, Other signs can be you may find seeing holes in siding and wood, hearing rustling sounds coming from the walls, or noticing swarming ants. These signs may point to a carpenter ant infestation.
Indoor nests are typically satellite colonies to a larger nest outside the home. In the yard, you may then see trails on the ground between the nest and foraging areas.
While you may see an indication of a carpenter ant infestation, it is easy to confuse carpenter ant damage with termite destruction. If you spot damage, you should immediately consult a professional. Only a trained expert has the know-how to correctly distinguish between the two.
At Pest-X, we take a complete approach. We'll start by providing you with a free inspection to correctly identify your pest problem, which is key to applying the right treatment. Following inspection, we will choose the most appropriate options for your particular carpenter ant problem. We may also make recommendations about wood piles, bushes and trees in your yard, as well as needed corrections for moisture issues to your structure. Prevention techniques maximize our treatment's effectiveness.
In most cases, a one time specialized treatment plan can resolve the problem. This is normally the case if you correct any conducive conditions we will have gone over with you. With that said, yards prone to carpenter ants would benefit from an ongoing service like one of our tri-annual packages. Our team of trained professionals would keep an eye on your property and alert you to any potential threats.
Prevention is the best form of defense.
1. Safe and Effective
When you call us for carpenter ant extermination, you can expect it to be done safely and effectively.
Best of all, you'll have peace of mind knowing that ants are not weakening your home or building's structure.
2. Satisfaction Guaranteed
We are pleased to offer a full guarantee for the nesting areas we have treated. If carpenter ants return to the same nests, we will come back free of charge to take care of the problem.
That's our guarantee!
3. Award Winning Customer Service
When you call Pest-X for carpenter ant control, you can expect amazing customer service. At Pest-X, we are constantly setting the bar higher for incredible customer service. We have proved that by winning the coveted Angie's List Super Service Award in 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020.
After you call us, a technician comes to your home or business and performs a complete initial consultation at no charge.
Next, we develop a carpenter ant elimination program designed for you by your technician and our team of in-house specialists.
Know that you will have the best solution to your individual carpenter ant problem.
“Greg B. came out today for my quarterly residential treatment and did a fantastic job for me .”Alan B.
“We have Pest X for my business and my home, and have used Pest X home services on and off for several years.”Kim P.
“Simply put, Pest-X is the best. Vicki is always so pleasant to talk to and very helpful. Josh, our technician, is the best. He always calls when he is on the way or there to let us know.”Josh F.
“We have used Pest-X for over 12 yrs and have been very satisfied with their service. They are very responsive and helpful for any service needed between quarterly visits.”Jennifer F.
“We have been extremely happy with our service. We used to have a terrible ant problem and the service has remedied it.”Denise H.
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Technicians with Average of 17 Years Experience
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