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Carpenter Ant Treatment

Orkin's targeted carpenter ant pest control service combines the most advanced technology and methods available to help take back your home.

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Carpenter ant armies are no match for Orkin.

Our Pros are trained in carpenter ant control and protection — even established infestations will be running up the white flag of defeat in no time.

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The Science

What are the risks of carpenter ants?

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Debris In and Around Your Home

Debris in and around your home, plus damage to wood by carpenter ants constructing galleries in wood.

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Restless Nights Thanks to Chewing Sounds

Carpenter ants make noise when they are burrowing through wood, often described as the sound of crinkling cellophane.

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Rapid Reproduction

Carpenter ant queens lay 9 to 16 eggs the first year and may live up to 25 years. Meanwhile, eggs complete their lifecycle in about 6-12 weeks.

Our Approach

Carpenter Ant Control Made Personal

Orkin Pros are trained to diagnose and treat carpenter ant problems. Because every home is different, they work with you to design a unique program for your situation.

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The Orkin Approach

The Orkin Approach


We’ll inspect your home from top to bottom, inside and out, for current or potential pest problems.


We’ll treat the perimeter of your structure with the appropriate materials, remove all accessible spiderwebs and wasp nests, and use the safest methods available.


We’ll do everything we can to keep insects out—seal, caulk, plug, and secure gaps and cracks.

Keep Watch

We’ll treat the interior of your home and install pest monitors in critical areas such as kitchens, baths, utility rooms, and garages.


We’ll always provide a detailed report of services rendered and recommendations to help keep your home free of pests.

Follow Up

We’ll stay in touch between our regularly scheduled visits and respond to any immediate needs.

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Custom Treatment

Carpenter Ant Treatment Plans That Work for You

Every home is different. Your Orkin Pro will work with you to design a unique program for your home based on the latest technology.

Thorough Investigation

Carpenter ant nests are difficult to locate on your own, and our Pros will provide a thorough investigation to help find all available nests.

Natural Carpenter Ant Insecticides

Sugary bait is placed near trails to and from the nest, where it is brought back by worker ants and distributed to the queen, larvae, and other ants.

Chemical Combinations

Our pest control Pros can combine chemical and nonchemical solutions to help ensure that workers, eggs, larvae, and the queen are eradicated.

Frequently Asked Questions


Carpenter Ants Home Protection

Wood Ants

Carpenter Ant Infestation in the House


Large carpenter ant infestations can cause structural damage to your home. Make sure your home is protected from carpenter ants with Orkin.

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