Looking for Ant Control Service?
Call Fraser Valley Pest
removal from your residential or commercial
place. Ants are very common structural pests in British
Columbia. There are so many kinds of ants in the world. We have
Carpenter ants, Pharaoh ants, Odorous house ants, Cornfield
ants, Thatching ants and pavement ants in BC. Carpenter ants are
big black ants 6-13 mm long. They make main colony outside in
the moisture wood, tree, woodpiles, rotting stump, fence posts,
garden ties etc. And they make satellite nest inside structure
wall. in ceiling, under outdoor siding, along drain spouts near
the roof line etc. Pharaoh ants are small in size 1.5-2 mm and
pale yellow in color. They prefer warm, moist conditions and
have very large colony, containing up to 300,000 individuals and
several queens. Odorous house ants are small black 2.4-3.3 mm
long ants often found in kitchens in early spring. They can make
large colony and several nest sites, which are part of same
colony. Cornfield ants are reddish brown 2-2.5mm long making
nest in rotting wood. Thatching ants are different, some red and
black and others are black, worker ants' range in size from
3-9mm in length. Mostly you see them outside in summer and as
soon as cold weather starts, they jump inside with their eggs.
Whenever you see them inside or even around your structure
parameter, you need treatment.