The Q&A Archives: Carpenter Ants

Question: I have thousands of carpenter ants in my gardens around the outsied of my house.Well they decided to come into my house to. I called a professional to get rid of them but I only wasted my money. Any suggestions you can make will be appreciated.

Answer: Since carpenter ants are threatening a structure, your best source of information is your local cooperative extension office. Contact:
University of Illinois Cooperative Extension
4801 Southwick Drive
Suite 100
Matteson, IL 60443
Phone: 708-481-0111
FAX: 708-481-4151

Helpful folks there can help you understand the control strategies in your region and provide a list of certified pest control operators.

Best wishes with your garden!

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