Carpenter Ants Infestation: How to Protect Your Home in Ottawa

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There are two types of carpenter ants in Canada, red and black carpenter ants. The size of them are usually around 6 to 25mm long (.24 to 1 inch), and they have antennas on their heads.  Male and female carpenter adult ants have wings during mating time. Carpenter ants are wood infesting ants, they are different from termites (which one can not see easily at home, and people often confuse them with )but unlike the termite ants, carpenter ants don’t eat wood, they only tunnel into the wood structure to create a nest and tend to take/spread the wood dust to hollow spaces between drywall, however this is significantly damaging for your structure of the house over time.

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