Carpenter Ant Control in Columbia
Carpenter ants are large black ants that invade homes and businesses, causing costly damages to support beams and structural wood.
Carpenter ants prefer wood that is damp or rotting so their presence may indicate a far greater issue than just ants.
These pesky creatures don’t eat the wood like termites do; they simply bore through the wood to create nesting sites and tunnels to and from food and water sources. There is typically little evidence that you have a carpenter ant colony nesting in your walls because they prefer to forage for food at night when all is dark and quiet.
However, before any other signs of an ant infestation are noticed, some homeowners may find small sawdust-type debris piles--evidence of carpenter ants--that the ants push out from inside the wood they are currently tunneling through.
Carpenter ants can also be heard. If you suspect that these ants are nesting inside your walls, knock on the wood and put your ear up to listen.
If you have found evidence of carpenter ants or if you have actually seen these creatures in or around your home, give American Pest a call. Our Preferred Care residential pest control programs offer year-round protection from carpenter ants and many other common household pests.
This program also offers year-round peace of mind for you with seasonal visits from one of our highly trained and certified pest control specialists. Plus, each of our pest control plans is backed by our Pest Free Pledge. We guarantee that if covered pests return between scheduled visits, we will return and deal with them with no extra charge to you.
Termite Monitoring and Elimination
If you are dealing with termites here in Columbia, you are more than likely dealing with Eastern Subterranean Termites.
These destructive creatures are actually considered the most damaging of all termite species.
Across the country, this species of termite is responsible for causing in excess of five billion dollars annually in costly termite damage, and for most homeowners, termites are not covered under existing homeowner insurance policies.
These insects live deep underground in large colonies; sometimes numbering in the millions. Foraging termite colonies usually remain undetected until the resulting damage becomes moderate to severe, which is why year-round monitoring is the preferred method for controlling and eradicating these pests.
Here at American Pest, we offer homeowners termite monitoring services through our Preferred Care Plus plan.
This program treats for more than 30 common household pests and monitors for the presence of termites every other month throughout the year, so that if termites decide to invade your property you will know it quickly and will have the chance to prevent extreme damage that can occur without monitoring.
Also, if you are one of the many homeowners that have discovered a termite colony in your home or on your property, we can deal with that too. For the safest and most effective termite treatment, we utilize the Sentricon® Termite Colony Elimination System. What better way to obtain the peace of mind that comes from knowing you are termite free than with a partnership with American Pest.
Specialized Pest Control For Homes
Here at American Pest, we offer three convenient and reasonably priced pest control programs that provide you with year-round pest protection and the expertise and backing of our 4 board certified entomologists, 13 associate certified entomologists, and 30-plus state-certified technicians.
Our comprehensive and environmentally friendly programs are designed to keep your home pest free while ensuring the safety and protection of you, your family, and your home.
Preferred Care - This affordable program offers protection from more than 30 common household pests with year-round coverage for year-round peace of mind. Our seasonal treatments (4 X per year) utilize both exterior and interior applications to ensure that your home remains pest free, and it is backed by our Pest Free Pledge Guarantee.
Preferred Care Plus - This valued plan offers protection from more than 30 common household pests with year-round coverage plus the added benefit of termite monitoring. This plan also utilizes seasonal exterior and interior treatments (4 X per year) to ensure a pest free home. It is also backed by our Pest Free Pledge Guarantee.
Preferred Care Complete Termite – If you know that termites are a problem for your home, then this is the plan for you. This plan offers protection from more than 30 common household pests with year-round coverage plus the added benefit of termite elimination. We utilize seasonal exterior and interior treatments (4 X per year) to ensure your home remains a pest free home. It is also backed by our Pest Free Pledge Guarantee.
If you want to be freed from the worry of costly damages and dangerous diseases that pests cause, partner with American Pest and experience the peace of mind that comes with our home pest control program.
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