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Carpenter ant is a widespread problem affecting many homes throughout Saudi Arabia. It is a small insect dominated by black and always use wood in the construction of its own nest where it works to make a cavity in parts of the wood to create paths to facilitate movement and move from one area to another. This insect prefers to stay in the wet environment and therefore can hit the wooden infrastructure inside the house.

Scientific facts about carpenter ants and effective ways to get rid of it:

Statistics and scientific reports indicate that there are at least 24 species of carpenter ants throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in full but it is difficult to determine the type of carpenter ants. In addition the size and color of carpenter ants varies depending on the species even among individuals within a single colony.

Carpenter ant is 3.4 to 13 mm long and has many colors, including black, red, brown, yellow and orange. Although carpenter ants are the largest types of ants around the world however, the size is not a reliable factor to determine the carpenter ants type. One of the most important characteristics of an ant insect carpenter is the antennas and pairs of front wings that are longer than the posterior pair.

The insect passes through four stages of growth, which is known as full transformation, from eggs to larvae, to pupae, and then to puberty. Ants carpenter has six legs and a slim waist and his body is divided into three distinct areas.

As a kind of home pest carpenter ants are insects that drive the homeowner crazy. Finding a sequential queue of black carpenter ants can be a bad enough problem and certainly you do not want colonies of this insect hiding in the interior walls of the house. Black carpenter ants are the most likely problem if you have an ants in your home and this problem can be addressed in many ways.

You should make sure to treat this infection as soon as possible; this pest does not attack your home and target your kitchen just to get food but is likely to damage the wood you inhabit.

Black Carpenter ant infestation:

The first step to dealing with carpenter ants is to make sure that the problem that afflicts your home is already the black carpenter ants. Knowing the exact type of pest helps you get rid of it as quickly as possible, the last thing you want is to spend a lot of money on baits or pesticides that will not work. The easiest way to verify the type of insect found at home is to employ an expert in the control of pests for inspection and inspection.

However, if you want to identify the lesion in your own home, there are minor signs of carpenter ants that distinguish them from other ants such as white.

The most important signs of infection with Carpenter ant:

If you think you are suffering from the carpenter ants attack on your home, here are the most important signs to help you verify this:

You must first realize that the carpenter ants do not build the nest inside the dry wood. This means that you should check for indoor infection that contains wooden property that is likely to be wet and old. The signs of cavities are also noticed. If the lesion in the house is the carpenter ants You will notice the damaged wooden properties already have special interior walls of wood and the infrastructure of the house.

You may be able to identify the pathways through which the insect and the areas frequented by finding small piles of wood carpentry, which are good signs of carpenter ants nearby.

Carpenter ant prefer to be present at door frames, windows or wood materials near water sources such as interior walls that contain plumbing such as kitchens and bathrooms.

Carpenter ants are night pests active only when it is dark. In search of food and water, this insect can travel long distances while searching for food, so it may take some time while tracking the insect to return to its nests.

Damage to carpenter ants:

Unlike termites, carpenter ants do not feed on wood while simply making holes in pieces of wood to build nests. To do this, the corridors are chewed and small grooves help them move from place to place. If left untreated for a long time, this lesion can cause more damage, because it builds a lot of nests inside the interior of the wood, so leaving it undisturbed for a long time can cause a lot of damage to the wood in which they live.

In addition, it is possible that this lesion is a pathogen especially as it deals with the foods eaten by humans, which allows the transmission of viral infections and microbes and fungi to the human body and thus the body suffers many health crises and serious side effects.

How do I eliminate ants at home and get rid of them permanently?

When you discover the presence of carpenter ants in your home you should realize that you are facing a serious problem that is difficult to deal with on its own. In this case, the safest bet is to summon and deal with an expert or specialist in pest control. However, if you want to deal with it yourself, you will first have to determine the type of insect and make sure it is an carpenter ants and then determine the areas frequented by and make sure where the internal nests that refer to the spaces in the wall.

You will then have to dig where the carpenter ants nest a depth of 2 to 6 feet on the sides where the ants enter the wall and so make sure you hit the nest directly.


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