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Delta Pest Control Service

We do pest control around the Delta bridgeDelta was originally sighted by European explorers in the late 18th century, and was given a far more exotic name “Isla Cepeda”. Perhaps its flat-lands and coastal shore were not enough to entice and intrigue the Spanish so they sailed on by, erroneously concluding that the land was in fact an island. It was at least another seventy years later that Europeans returned to the region, this time to settle.

Incorporated in 1879, today Delta is composed of three distinct communities: North Delta, Tsawwassen and Ladner. Tsawwassen is aptly named after the Tsawwassen indigenous peoples of the Coast Salish First Nations and unofficially known as “South Delta”. Ladner obtained its name from two English brothers, Thomas and William Ladner. Their initial intention was to follow their Californian gold rush dream but instead found their desired treasured through farming and fishing in Delta’s low-lying and fertile land.

Situated at the Fraser River delta, Delta is the epitome of its name: rich soil, ideal for farming, and vast areas of water, a haven for an abundance and array of wildlife. As a result of its landscape Delta was relatively isolated until infrastructure developments, predominantly throughout the late 50s and early 60s, paved the way for whopping population growth of 400% over the ensuing 20 years! Further infrastructure improvements in the 80s coupled with the demand for more affordable housing in recent times has continued this trend. Although growth has not been at the same unprecedented rate – this could be owing to regulations preserving sizable areas for agricultural purposes and natural wetlands that are vital for wildlife conservation.

Nevertheless, there are still many occurrences in Delta where humans clash with animals – whether it is residential, commercial or industrial Atlas experts will solve your problem.

Did You Know? Delta is home to Burns Bog, a raised bog ecosystem, which is the largest undeveloped urban landmass in North America, This is a Pest Infestation Report and shows the delta locationspanning 3,000 hectares!

Pest Infestation Report

Do you require that a Pest Infestation Report be conducted at your Delta site due to impending demolition?

Recent changes in the Corporation of Delta requires that rodent abatement by a qualified pest control company be conducted to satisfy requirements for the demolition of buildings and structures. We are experienced in conducting inspections, providing treatments and composing the reports required to satisfy all requirements in the city of Delta concerning rodent abatement to release demolition permits. These are now a stringent requirement needed for the demolition of structures such as multi-unit residences, detached homes, garages or businesses. We are fully licensed, insured, and a member of the Better Business Bureau among other associations.

What are the vectors?

A vector is any insect or arthropod, rodent, or other animals of public health significance capable of harbouring or transmitting the causative agents of disease (e.g., plague, malaria) to humans. Under exceptional circumstances, insects or other arthropods that cause human discomfort or injury (no disease) are sometimes referred to as vectors.

What is abatement? 

Abatement is the acts required to reduce, alleviate and ultimately terminate the issue at hand from being a threat.

What is classified as a rodent? 

Rodents are animals that gnaw with two continuously growing incisors. 40% of mammal species are rodents. Those typically encountered in this process are Mice, Rats and Squirrels.

How long will this take?

We recommend a minimum of three weeks elapse after control measures have been initialized before a final report can be generated.

Trail Photo: Deas Island, Author: By Vranak (Own work) https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Vranak [CC BY-SA 3.0]