David Lanphear
Ants

What to do When Ants Take Over Your Apartment

Have you ever had to notify your landlord or maintenance crew about bugs in the house? It’s never fun. But when the exterminator still hasn’t come 2 weeks later? Very not fun.

So it’s my belief that for every non-fun situation, there is a way to make it just a bit more enjoyable. Instead of getting angry, try a positive email. Here’s mine that I recently authored after finding ants in my apartment and having nothing done about it for a little while:

As you can see, in an earlier email thread, my landlord reiterated the pets policy. No harm there. But to make things a little more fun, let’s use that to our advantage and tie it all back together! Don’t you love it when things come full circle? It makes me smile. And alas – a happier (hopefully) ending to the story.

Photo Credit: Photo by Thomas Kinto on Unsplash

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