…and how to get rid of them!
Carpenter ants can be very damaging to Metro Vancouver homes and cause a lot of stress and grief to homeowners confronted with the sight of sawdust piles or hundreds of swarming ants flying out of their walls!
If you have flying ants of any size or colour emerging inside your home, it means you probably have at least one ant nest inside your home.
The pharaoh ant is typically brought into homes on food items and packaging, then because it is so small it escapes notice until it has gotten quite well established and probably spread into neighbouring areas.
European Fire Ants pack a sting and they are steadily moving across BC. Because they don’t build a mound and they don’t typically come inside homes, many people don’t really notice them until they are well established.