Ants, scientifically named as Formicidae, may be one of the most common pests at home, and having many of them is never a good thing. Ants, as tiny as each one may seem, still present a hazard to you and your family’s health. They may even threaten our homes and possessions. Ant infestations occur for several varied reasons and are quite difficult to avoid, but these can be kept to a minimum. What are some risks of having ants at home and what can be done about this?
Just like termites, ants can cause significant damage to wood structures in extended periods of time. Carpenter arts, more specifically, construct nests in areas that are hollow and where wood is moist and in the process of decay. Their nests are created by digging around foundations and even resulting in ground shifts. Unlike termites that actually chew on wood, …