Approach: Ants unwanted in new apartment’s kitchen.
Courses of Action:
- Method: Four (4) strategically placed RAID ant “motel” traps.
Pros: Infrequent maintenance.
Possible Complications: Traps ineffective — out of typical route(s); Insecticide too weak; “Motels” too obvious.
Status: Ongoing (why not?).
- Method: Squashing and flushing.
Pros: Fast; Efficient.
Possible Complications: Ants escape; Mess on floor/wall/counter; Flush/squash incomplete.
Status: Ongoing (as necessary).
- Method: Chase and trap under bottle caps, remove to anthill in walkway near the street.
Pros: Amusing; Clean; Relatively nonviolent.
Possible Complications: Uncertain longterm effectiveness.
Status: Ongoing (got the queen).