Ants / Guides

Carpenter ants are a common pest and nuisance to get rid of in homes
Pest control

Removing insects and rodents from your home, safely & humanely (by preference)

...ants: Carpenter ants are by themselves a problem, but just like with termites, they are also an indication of a bigger problem as they like to eat wet wood. I...

Timber frame construction
Wood and organic materials

Wood frame construction

...ants. Wood also weighs much less than concrete, making it ideal for light frame construction. Given these advantages, architects are now re-acquiring the know...

Choosing the right firewood
Wood stove and biomass heat

Burning the right firewood for maximum heat output and minimum environmental impact

...ants and other insects into the fabric of your home - which is definitely best avoided. Build proper corners! Having a woodpile fall apart in the middle o...

Cedar deck and stairs under construction cedar naturally the most durable wood
Decks, porches and gazebos

Tips for building a deck - 10 Tips to make your deck last longer

...ants, just to name a few of the unwanted invasions. Once the exterior cladding has been trimmed away at the joint with the deck, there should be metal drip ca...