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Orkin Canada's Third Annual List of Rattiest Cities in BC Released

Three-Peat for Rats in Vancouver

MISSISSAUGA, ON , April 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Five cities in British Columbia have now established themselves as provincial leaders when it comes to rodent treatments. For the third successive year, no city was able to dislodge the current top five from the rattiest cities list.

Orkin Canada (CNW Group/Orkin Canada)

The findings by Orkin Canada are based on the number of commercial and residential rodent (rats and mice) treatments carried out by the country's largest pest control provider. 

The top five rattiest cities in British Columbia in 2018:

  1. Vancouver
  2. Victoria
  3. Burnaby
  4. Richmond
  5. Surrey


Orkin Canada is reminding homeowners that rodents need only a small hole to gain entry into a property, and vermin can transmit a number of serious diseases. They are also very active at this time of year.  Homes with small holes or cracks in perimeter walls are most at risk.

For more information about rodent prevention, visit orkincanada.ca

The rattiest cities ranking is based on all rodent treatments by Orkin Canada at residential and commercial properties within British Columbia from January 1, 2018 to December 31 , 2018.  Download here for the list of British Columbia's rattiest cities.

About Orkin Canada
Orkin Canada, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rollins, Inc. (ROL) is the country's largest pest control provider and leader in the development of fast, effective and environmentally responsible pest control solutions. One key program is the Home Pest Protection Program that prevents and eradicates pest infestations and provides key information about pests. Orkin Canada provides professional services to both residential and commercial clients from coast to coast. For more information, visit www.orkincanada.ca, like https://www.facebook.com/OrkinCanada  or follow @orkincanada.

Orkin Canada shows you how to patch a rodent hole (CNW Group/Orkin Canada)

SOURCE Orkin Canada


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