Carpenter Ants – wood destroying insects in Northwest

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Carpenter Ants – wood destroying insects in Northwest

Carpenter ants are the most commonly encountered wood destroying insects in the Pacific Northwest. They are responsible for damage to thousands of homes each year.  The damage can be limited, or it can be extensive, costing thousands of dollars to repair the home or commercial structure.  Therefore, it is important to protect houses and other […]

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Carpenter Ant Damage

Carpenter Ants and the Damage They Cause Carpenter ants are major wood destroying insects in the Pacific Northwest.  Greater Seattle, Bellevue, Tacoma, Everett, and Bellingham are all built upon the sites of ancient forests where carpenter ants helped return dead wood to soil for millennia. Carpenter ants destroy wood as they tunnel, using their strong mandibles (serrated […]

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Expert Pest Control Services – Greater Seattle & Puget Sound Area

Cascade Pest Control – Serving the Greater Seattle and Puget Sound Region Whether it’s ants, termites or rats, Cascade Pest Control is your source for pest control expertise. We are a local, Puget Sound company that takes pride in our work and are environmentally conscious with our pest control techniques. All technicians at Cascade are trained […]

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How to Get Rid of Ants

When the warm weather arrives in the Pacific Northwest, the ants are rarely far behind. Ants are among the most common pests to invade area homes during the summer. The odorous house ant can quickly become a serious nuisance for homeowners once they make it inside, and carpenter ants can be especially difficult to deal […]

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Carpenter Ants – What You Need to Know

For many Seattle and Puget Sound residents, there are two primary types of ants that may become a nuisance in the home: the house ant, which forages for food indoors, and the carpenter ant, which lives within damaged parts of the home’s structure. Carpenter ants typically arrive in force during the start of the summer, […]

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Ants in the Seattle / Puget Sound Region

In order to address an ant infestation, one of the first key steps is identifying which type of ants are in or around your home. There are a number of ant species common to the Seattle and wider Puget Sound area, each with their own tendencies. Common varieties found within the home include the odorous […]

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