Mice Nesting in the Couch in Northeast DC House

A customer in Northeast Washington DC reported mice nesting in a couch. A pest control company had attended in the past but the problem kept recurring. So they called us for a second opinion.

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Inspection

Two mice carcasses fell out of the sofa on first inspection. A deeper inspection revealed a mouse nest inside the couch. Simply treating the couch would not be enough — a permanent solution involved tracking their entry points to the house and sealing them.

We identified three main reasons for the recurring nature of this customer’s mice problem:

  • Readily available nesting material inside the couch
  • Bottom gaps on French doors offered mice easy access
  • Unsealed gap around the outlet offered a further entry point

Suggestion and treatment

We treated the infested couch and closed the gap between outlet and wall. We suggested the customer buy a cap to cover the gaps in the French door — if gaps remained the problem would simply recur.

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Mice Inspection in Shed of Northwest Washington DC House

One of our customers in Northwest Washington DC reported signs that mice had moved into his shed. This was a newly purchased home and the customer wasn’t too crazy about sharing it with these unwelcome visitors.

Inspection

Clifford’s attention was drawn to a fake wooden door. Whole board wood had been used to replace the former used door, but the contractors were careless: they left the four corners unsealed, providing easy access for vermin.

Dirt and droppings in the area confirmed Clifford’s suspicions. Grass seed inside the shed provided a friendly environment for nesting. These mice had been there for a long time before their antics caught the customer’s attention.

Extermination

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This was a two-stage extermination. First we removed the grass seeds on which the mice fed. We then used bait and tracking powder to exterminate them. After treatment, we returned to seal the entry points from inside and outside.

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Manuel Tallaferro

Online Sales & Relationship Manager

Manuel was born and raised in Venezuela. He graduated from Carabobo University, with a B.A. in Teaching English as a Foreign Language and a M. A. in Educational Research.

He developed his people skills working in public and private learning institutes. Trying new projects, he got an opportunity in the pest control business with Biotech Pest Management and has been part of the company for a couple of years providing high-quality customer service and managing staff.

Valentina Vehdeking

Back Office Support Manager

Social Communicator and Journalist with professional experience in alliance management and public relations, internal and external organizational communication, coordination of organizational events, market research and competitor analysis, brand positioning, content review and editing.

Advanced English proficiency, intermediate proficiency in Figma, Google Suite, Adobe Premiere Pro, and Canva.

Strong skills in critical reading, public relations, organization, analysis, detail orientation and logistics.

Juleyny Bracho

Front office manager

Juleyny Bracho was born and raised in Venezuela. She graduated from one of the most prestigious universities in Venezuela, Carabobo University, with a B. A. in Teaching English as a Foreign Language and a M. A. in Educational Research.

Working in Biotech Pest Management has been a new experience for her, but she has adjusted well and picked up the industry knowledge at lighting speeds. She has been working in this company for 2 years, and she has become a trusted member of the Biotech team. Working in Biotech Pest Management has been a new experience for her, but she has adjusted well and picked up the industry knowledge at lighting speeds.

Dustin Pierce

Service Manager

• Arundel High School

• osha certified , ASE mechanic.

• background in labor – remodel , arborist , landscaper , demolition, auto mechanic , Manager , Site Supervisor

• driven to make a tangible impact in community through skill set labor oriented work

• aspiration to further business management education

• long term – be apart of a growing business in which I can apply prior skill sets and learned knowledge to progress into building business infrastructure and understanding forming of logistics in a service industry company

• highlight of being part of the Biotech Family – positively impacting a customers life directly everyday and improving quality of life within the community with tangible and immediate results

Clifford Akpan

Owner and chief technician

Clifford Akpan acquired his business degree in finance from California State University. He worked for many years as a business analyst in the oil industry in Chicago.

Desiring more independence, he dabbled in the vending machine, real estate, and commercial cleaning industries before being introduced to pest control by a friend of his.

Pest control is where Clifford discovered his true calling. He loved the satisfaction of giving customers a peace of mind by solving their pest problems.