Carpenter ants are one of the most difficult pests to eliminate. If you have an infestation of carpenter ants near Crystal Lake, it can be helpful to learn a few facts about these insects to gain a better understanding of how you or your exterminator can treat the problem. An established carpenter ant colony can include several thousand insects. Watch this video for more information on these pests and how to get rid of carpenter ants.
To treat a carpenter ant problem, your exterminator will most likely need to target the colony. One way to do this is to identify trails that carpenter ants use as they move around and follow the trail to the colony. Providing poisonous bait for carpenter ants to take back and share with other ants will help to eliminate the colony.