Potomac Pest Control - Keeping Your Virginia Home Pest-Free
This is a picture of extensive termite damage discovered during a kitchen renovation.
One way door installation to get rid of a squirrel. Once the squirrel exits through the one way door they are unable to get back in.
This picture is a perfect example of the damage that rodents can do to your attic. The protective foam around the wires in this attic has been chewed and the insulation has been contaminated with feces.
This is a before and after photo of a piece of wood in an attic that was treated for mold.
We humanely trapped this big guy who was causing havoc in a Frederick MD development. After a few days of failed attempts we finally caught him using cantaloupe! Cantaloupe is a favorite for groundhogs.
One way door installed to remediate a squirrel issue in an attic. One way doors are a great way to humanely get rid of an unwanted houseguest.
With a proper inspection of the attic, we identified the issue in this home was coming from the neighbors home. A proper inspection leads to a proper treatment plan and execution.
This mulch was just laid down 2 months before we inspected this home. You can see the live termites and shelter tubing inside.
A squirrel managed to make its way in through the shingles of this home. The shingles were already showing significant wear, and the squirrel went straight through the old growth lumber.
This screen was replaced by another company. They decided to use a window screen and as you can see, the squirrel made quick work of it. This is why we always recommend 1/4-1/2 inch galvanized hardware cloth to prevent reentry.
This is how comfortable people can become with mice in their home. This family was told by several other companies that nothing could be done about their mouse problem. Within 10 minutes we identified 7 exterior entry points and got them sealed up.
Check out this snake we pulled out of a Fairfax home bathroom vent. This is why we recommend installing guards over top of vent.
Humane trapping of a groundhog who had made shop under a customer's pool house.
Before and after photos of a giant wasp nest built over the wires of a home.
This is a hole in the side of a customer's home that we discovered during an inspection. This hole is an easy entry point for mice and other pest.
This mouse was caught in some galvanized mesh. This little guy may look really cute but he could cause damage to your home, and spread disease so it's important to stay on top of any mouse issues.
This photo was taken during the cicada invasion of 2021. These are cicadas in a customers basement stairwell that we cleaned up.
During your quarterly inspections we take this duster and wipe away any webs or nests that we see around the roofline, windows and doors.
These are some photos of the owner John installing guards over the vent of a house to prevent wildlife and birds from entering the house.
We caulked along the top of this outdoor electrical socket where a space had formed that allowed pests to easily enter into the home.
During an inspection this entry point was discovered along the foundation of the house.
This is an example of an entry point that can be found around a home.
Just a cool beetle we found.
These lizards can be found all over Montgomery County and are included in our general pest control.
Our tech Josh is all decked out in his new suite while removing a wasp nest at a customer's home.
Our tech Josh fogging a yard for mosquitos.
This is a European Hornets nest inside of a hole in the tree.
During a termite treatment any adjacent concrete slabs are drilled. Once we complete injecting the treatment into the holes we fill them back in.
We accidentally caught this cute little guy when trying to trap a groundhog at a customer's house. We immediately released him from the trap.
We installed this chimney cap to prevent wildlife like raccoons, squirrels and bats from entering into the home.
During a crawl space inspection we found evidence of snakes all throughout the insulation as seen by this snake skin.
This is a 6 inch by 6 inch trench dug out for a termite treatment around the perimeter of a customers home.