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Re: Wet wood/Ants questions....

David Weaver
I would guess moisture first and then ants.

Carpenter ants are common here in surprising numbers in small parts of boards, etc, where there's a persistent wet area and it's hidden. Once the wet wood is gone, so are the carpenter ants.

I feed them sugar and borax in a cotton ball or paper towel to make sure that if they find the area favorable, they don't for too long, but not sure if that would be troublesome for bees and wasps (especially the types of wasps that like to chew on gray wood).

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