Case studies in extermination, Chapter 1
Medical office building
Carpenter Ants in medical office suite
Client reported ant swarmers & few workers concentrated in front reception, hallways, rear office & employee break room. Upon arrival to clients place of business, a thorough inspection & interview was conducted . Attention was paid to 3 separate areas of water staining on suspended ceiling tiles. Tile above front hallway was removed to expose frass, dead & live ants, larval casings. Nest was determined to be in between wooden roof & foam board insulation adjacent to heat transfer unit.
Area of nesting was Micro Injected with portable aerosol unit, ants were flushed out. Cove base was treated with a non-repellent insecticide to clean up any wanderers.