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December 8, 2016

Rat Inspection at a Residential Property in Northwest Washington DC

By |2018-09-28T11:26:10+00:00December 8th, 2016|

This video shows how we inspect for rat infestation, in this case at a residential property in Northwest Washington DC.

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Inspection and Finding

A thorough inspection uncovered two main entry points through which rats might invade the property. Two key findings helped us identify the problem and the solution.

  • Finding #1
    Brown spots around an unsealed wooden basement door led us to the conclusion that this was the rodents’ entry point.
  • Finding #2
    We also found a big opening through the access point where pipework entered the building. […]

Crazy Sewer Rat Infestation in Storage Area of Alexandria Virginia House

By |2018-09-28T11:44:08+00:00December 6th, 2016|


A customer in Alexandria, Virginia contacted us about a rat infestation in the storage area of their home. Another company had been working on the issue for three weeks, yet the infestation had remained serious.

Solution and Suggestion

Droppings and activity marks strongly suggested a sewer rat infestation. Rats had pulled down packaging, using these materials for nesting. Simply continuing with the laying of bait is not a solution in such situations. We recommended the customer raise the concrete layer preventing rats from digging new holes through the soft foundation and […]

October 19, 2016

Rats Nesting in Yard of a Northwest Washington DC Home

By |2018-09-28T12:23:29+00:00October 19th, 2016|

The discovery of rats started when the tenant of one customer in Northwest Washington DC reported hearing noises in a basement ceiling. The video shows how we identified the problem and makes suggestions for prevention.

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Inspection

The discovery of burrows at the property indicated a severe rat infestation. Four issues arose:

  1. The AC unit sat directly on dirt. This made it possible for rats to burrow up underneath, attracted by the machine’s warmth.
  2. The property’s front garden had been sown with tomatoes, peppers […]

September 27, 2016

Bird Feeder Brings Rodent Issue to an Arlington Virginia House

By |2018-09-29T22:48:40+00:00September 27th, 2016|

Inspection

During one inspection of a home with a potential rodent problem, Clifford grew concerned about an empty bird feeder. Birds fed on seeds which had fallen to the ground but these would have been equally attractive to mice, rats or squirrels. So readily attainable a source of food to a rodent would encourage nest building in the vicinity. And it would not be long before they invaded your home.

Suggestion

bird-feed-hang-in-the-yard Clifford did give the customer two options, first one was keeping the feeder, we would put […]

July 27, 2014

Rats and American Cockroaches Treatment and Exclusion Job in Northeast Washington DC

By |2018-10-01T05:34:47+00:00July 27th, 2014|

Rats and cockroaches are the last visitors you want in your home. They eat your food. They spread disease. They multiply rapidly. And they thrive anywhere in your home. Once they start feeling at home, they are extremely difficult to get rid of.

On June 9, 2015, after some DIY efforts, Jeremiah from Northeast Washington DC called us about his finding of rats and cockroaches in the kitchen of his home.

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BioTech Free Inspection

We showed up for the free BioTech inspection. During the process, we noticed that the entry point for the […]