Pest Issues

How to Get Rid of Carpenter Ants

A guide on how to prevent and exterminate a carpenter ants infestation in your home.

The Carpenter ant, or Componotus spp if we have to call it by its scientific name, is a fairly big species of ants that are known to terrorise Australian homeowners.

It’s considered more of a nuisance pest, as it’s not one that can cause serious damage to your home or harm your family. However, there probably isn’t a soul out there that is okay living with an ongoing ant infestation.

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The Ant Species of Australia

Ants in Australia

Ants. The social insects that can be found on almost every continent in the world are in abundance down here in Australia. From the bullet ant (delivering the most painful sting in the world) to the common black ant that infests your kitchen, Australia has it all.

So, let’s take a look at the Australian species of ants that pose a threat to your home or garden, how they look, their lifecycle and habits.

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