Carpenter Ants do not eat wood but borough inside to nest

Carpenter Worker Ant in Sun City Center, FL
Carpenter Worker Ants indigenous to Florida
Carpenter Worker Ants indigenous to Sun City Center, Florida

Indigenous to Sun City Center, Florida, Carpenter ants do not actually eat wood but do borough inside tress and wooden structures to nest.

They can normally be spotted crawling outside on plants, rotten wood piles, dead trees and on some houses. However, if you see a lot of these ants inside your house, don’t be alarmed. just call your local exterminator and they will take care of the problem.