Condo Fumigation Overcomes Architectural Challenges

The Landing condominium in Coronado, Calif., is a distinctive five-story, 3.5 millioncubic-foot building with 92 units. Built in 1986, the structure became infested with drywood termites, which heat and localized spot treatments failed to control. In late 2009, the building management decided fumigation was necessary and called in several companies to inspect and provide a fumigation recommendation. In January, Payne Pest Management in San […]

BACK TO THE BASICS – TIPS ON FUMIGANT INTRODUCTION

By Ellen Thoms, Ph.D. Technical Expert, Dow AgroSciences Fumigation with a fumigant, such as Vikane® gas fumigant, is considered by experts to be the most reliable treatment for eradication of bed bug infestations. The reason is the physical properties of sulfuryl fluoride, the active ingredient of Vikane. Dr. Thomas Phillips, a fumigation expert at Kansas State University, states, “Gasses penetrate all […]