Carpenter Ants: Small But Destructive

Carpenter ants are large ants that build their nests inside wood. They will nest anywhere in your home and cause serious damage inside your walls, under your floors, and even behind and inside cabinets. They may be small, but they can cause big problems when left untreated. It is important to have an expert carpenter ant inspection if you notice carpenter ants near or inside your home.

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Carpenter Ant Control Tips

Here are some ways that you can help prevent re-infestation or infestation in the first place:

  • Remove piles of wood, branches and any other dead wood from near your home’s foundation.
  • Remove stumps and trim dead branches from trees in your yard.
  • Remove excess moisture from areas in and around your home. Seal leaks and pipes to help prevent entry.
  • Try to prevent water accumulation near or around the foundation.

Step 1: Carpenter Ant Inspection

Our trained technician will inspect your home carefully and identify the extent of a carpenter ant infestation. They will inspect common places where carpenter ants like to nest such as areas with soft wood like windows, chimneys, sinks, and doorframes. They will specifically look for moisture, which can be an attractor for both carpenter ants and termites. If carpenter ants are found, the technician will help to locate the colony.

Step 2: Carpenter Ant Control

After the inspection, a control plan will be created and implemented. Our technician will treat any infected areas and give suggestions to reduce high moisture areas in your home.

Step 3: Monitoring

It is important to continue to monitor for carpenter ants throughout the year to ensure that they will not return. Our technician can help to guide you in creating a maintenance plan which includes continued monitoring by a Mantis technician.

Carpenter Ant Inspection & Control In Overland Park & Surrounding Areas

Our expert technicians have been trained to locate and exterminate carpenter ants with a three-step process.

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Mantis is great quality at a reasonable prices. I've used them for about a year and my insect issues are non-existent. Scheduling is a breeze and they come when they say they will come. Never been an issue having a technician come out between regular service intervals as well. Derek was super polite, professional and punctual. In addition to him taking care of the wasps nests, he even applied a granular barrier in the event rain washed out the spray application. Overall, a highly satisfied customer!

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