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Alexandria, VA Animal Control & Pest Control Services

Our Wildlife Control Technicians are licensed, bonded and insured and confident that Summit can handle any wildlife control problem you may have. Contact us for animal control, insulation and pest control in Alexandria, VA.

We have a wide range of animal removal services and have been serving our customers for over 25 years! Our teams are licensed and insured and can handle any wildlife control issues you may have. When you need to get rid of rats, mice, squirrels, bats, raccoons, squirrels, opossums, birds, bees, moles, voles, or any other nuisance wildlife; or if you need help with snake removal or the removal of skunks … call us now!

We can also help with dead animal removal as well. We base our dead animal removal on the days since the death and size of the animal. If your insulation has been destroyed by animals, we can remove and replace that too. SES is happy to help in any way that is needed for critter control.

Animal control services we offer in Alexandria, VA include:

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Bat Removal

There are 16 species of bats in Virginia. Four (Gray Bat, Indiana Bat, Virginia-Big-eared Bat, and Rafinesque’s Big-eared Bat) are protected as endangered species, but 12 are not. None of the three types of bats most likely to take residence in a building (Big Brown Bat, Evening Bat, and Little Brown Bat) are protected species. Let us remove your unwanted bats, regardless of species.

Raccoon Removal

Raccoons are one of the most common nuisance animals in Northern Virginia and won’t hesitate to take up residence in attics, chimneys, crawl spaces, barns, etc. A thumping or stomping noise in your attic is a common sign of a raccoon infestation. It is essential to remove them and relocate them far away, because they often rip open ducts, chew on electrical wiring, contaminate, tear and even destroy insulation.

Squirrel Removal

Squirrels are not shy about taking up residence in your attic, especially during the winter, and can cause a great deal of damage while there. Their nesting sites turn into toxic messes because cleaning up squirrel feces presents a health hazard. Flying squirrels require different trapping techniques and are harder to get rid of, but SES can remove all types of squirrels from your home.

Snake Removal

When you see a snake regularly on your property, you’ll want to have it removed because it probably has built a den in your crawl space on in a nearby area where it can access your home for warmth. If you’ve got a snake inside your house, don't try to catch it because of the danger of a snake bite. Instead, call SES. Our specialists are trained to humanely catch and remove troublesome snakes from homes and properties.

Skunk Removal

Skunks carry rabies and emit a foul-smelling spray. You don't want them in your home and you should not try to trap them yourself. Instead, SES' wildlife control specialists are trained to humanely catch and remove troublesome skunks from homes and attics.

Our animal removal crews are available on a 24/7/365 basis! All the repair work done by our trained repair technicians is guaranteed for 12 months. If you call SES to have a technician reinspect the work before the end of 12 months, we will guarantee it for an additional year!

If you have wildlife problems not mentioned here…explore our Website now!

Contact Summit Environmental Solutions for animal control, in Alexandria, VA.

Contact us online or give us a call at 703-520-5868 when you need our services. For dog or cat issues, contact your local municipal animal control office.

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Customer Reviews from Alexandria ( 4.92 out of 221 reviews )

  • Alexandria, VA | July 09, 2021

I received excellent service from Ernie who removed a baby male sparrow who found its way into my small heater furnace and air conditioning room and then got stuck face and body down on three of my stickey trays that I had previously put on the floor. The dear bird was barely alive and Ernie took it outside and used my corn oil to extremely gently remove the little bird from the stickey trays. Then he held the weak dehydrated bird and lifted him over my birdbath to let him drink plenty of water. Ernie saved this bird's life! Then he placed the bird under my bushes. After just a few minutes we discovered the bird must have moved himself since we could not see him anymore. We think that he was still too young to fly away. The old hymn of the Church is called His Eye Is On The Sparrow, and says "I knoe He watches me!" Then Ernie expertly located two birds nests and small entry holes on my rooftop and took photos showing their debris. Workers from Summit will come to pull out the bird nests and fill the holes leading into my home and rooftop area with a certain material. Thank you so very much Ernie!

  • Alexandria, VA | March 18, 2020

We had a great experience from start to finish. Very professional, very personable, great work, great price! Would definitely recommend them!

  • Alexandria, VA | February 17, 2020

Amazing!! It was honor to work with these guys. Highly Recommended.

  • Alexandria, Va | August 18, 2019

Summit has really been our partners when we were in need of help with pest control. They were dependable and effective. We also had our roof done with them and have enjoyed having a free inspection from time to time. This gives us real peace of mind. Would not hesitate to recommend them to any of our friends and neighbors!

  • Alexandria, Va | August 13, 2019

It was a pleasure dealing with Summit Environmental Solutions to solve our leaky basement issue. Joe gave us a fair estimate and was very helpful in all aspects of the job. The crew showed up on time and were very pleasant, polite, and professional. There was one minor issue on the placement of the drain in the yard, but it was resolved amicably. I would definitely recommend this company.

  • Alexandria, VA | November 21, 2017
  • Posted on Yelp

Pest Control: when I called Summit in a panic from the small snake that was in our home, Jessica helped me to calm down and reviewed all my options and pricing. We decided we wanted to move forward with a survey of our newly purchased home and go from there. She called for a consultant to come by that same day within a few hours. Although I was still quite frantic, Will, walked me through our entire home top to bottom and inside and out to share where the snake was coming from and how we could resolve the issues, both immediately and long term. Regardless of wanting to spend any money during the holidays, we wanted to protect our family and our investment - Will was extremely cordial and went out of his way to make sure we understood all that was being done to protect our home. I am grateful for the experience and will recommend to anyone who will listen! Thank you Jessica and Will!!!

  • Alexandria, VA | April 12, 2017
  • Posted on Home Advisor

This company was great. They responded quickly to my request for a quote on HomeAdvisor. They came out the very next day and cleaned out a bird's nest from our attic and made repairs for the damage done by the birds. They were also able to put bird guards on two other vents while they were there. The price was reasonable and the work was done quickly and efficiently. Very easy to work with and reliable. I recommend this firm.

  • Alexandria, VA | September 26, 2016
  • Posted on Yelp

I cannot say enough good things about Summit!!! The staff is fantastic . . . extremely responsive. Special thanks to Donna who went above and beyond to help me schedule an insulation appointment in Gainesville! Chris, Scott, and Carol were also extremely helpful! I highly recommend them.

  • Alexandria, Va | August 31, 2016

Highly recommend the service and friendliness of everyone. Adam did the initial assessment, job order and continues with follow up service. He is knowledgable, efficient and friendly. His crew did a very thorough job to prevent the mice from re-entering my home. The crew were courteous and hard working. The office staff are friendly and helpful.

  • Alexandria, Va | August 12, 2016

Jeremy was exceptional! He came out on a Friday night, after hours, to get a bat out of my Mom's house and went above and beyond to help her. He was not only professional, extremely kind and got the job done quickly but he was Mom was really upset with the situation and he was very competent and skilled. We will not hesitate to call Summit and specifically Jeremy, again if another creature ends up in the house.

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August 19, 2022 | Alexandria , VA

Install one solar powered attic fan on the backside of the roof. Includes and thermostat and humidistat. A RVG (roof vent guard) will be installed to prevent wildlife entry into the attic space.

August 15, 2022 | Alexandria, VA

Remove all old blown in debris and insulation from attic. Air seal all cracks with closed cell spray foam. Install new baffles along rafters and entry point.

July 22, 2022 | Alexandria , VA

Install heavy gauge stainless steel screen over attic fan housing to prevent animal entry. Replace fan thermostat. Install Leaf Solutions on front and rear gutters. These keep the gutters from clogging and prevent animal entry. Install aluminum coil stock over rake boards and corners to repair animal damage at each of the four corners.

July 18, 2022 | Alexandria, VA

Remove all blown/batted insulation. Remove animal feces and use Steirfab to disinfect. Air seal gaps and conduit lines for energy efficiency. Install can light covers over the recess lights. Seal around the kitchen exhaust pipe. Install new baffles at the soffit lines and around dedicated storage space. Install attic tent for energy efficiency. Blow in all new cellulose insulation to reach 14 inches (R49). Two bathroom fans on the frontside of the attic will route to a new 750 vent on the front roof. One bathroom fan on the backside of the attic will route to a new 223 vent. Flex duct lines will be replaced with new insulated flex lines. Oven exhaust vent hard duct will be extended to the roof and a 750 vent will be installed.

April 15, 2022 | Alexandria , VA

Remove all insulation. Spray insulation foam to seal all penetrations from HVAC, wiring, plumbing. Seal up triangular area on the side wall connecting to next door home. Install baffles. Insulate and weatherstrip attic hatch. Sanitize the entire attic. Blow in All new cellulose insulation to a depth of 14 inches. R49. New Gutters (rear of home) Install new standard size gutter and downspout on rear of home. Install new standard size gutter and downspout on rear of home. Repair rear gutters and facia. Install leaf guard solutions on gutters, caulk and metal out corner box. Using aluminum coil stock, caulk and seal and cover left front corner box.

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