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Mole Identification & Prevention

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What are moles?

Moles are small mammals that have adapted to living and burrowing underground. They have cylindrical-shaped bodies complete with velvety dark brown or black fur and powerful front limbs with large paws suitable for digging. Many people believe that moles are completely blind, but these critters do have inconspicuous eyes and ears, though their eyesight is poor.

Controlling nuisance moles is important for property owners that want to ensure these destructive pests stay away from their outdoor areas. Mike's Pest, Termite and Wildlife Control helps with this.

Mole poking its heads out of tunnel

Are moles dangerous?

Though moles aren't known to bite or attack humans, they are still pest invaders to be wary of. Moles often carry fleas and ticks in their fur, spreading them around your property as they invade, encouraging infestations of these dangerous parasitic pests. If a mole does bite, it may be painful and result in swelling.

Moles are also incredibly destructive to outdoor areas. Their underground tunneling activities often disturb the roots of plants. As they tunnel deep, they weaken soil, make it easier for other pests to invade, and leave unsightly mounds on your property.

DIY mole control products rarely deter these pests, which is why professional mole control is necessary.

Why do I have a mole problem?

Like many other pests, moles invade properties in pursuit of food, water, and shelter. If your property has a high population of soil pests, such as grubs and earthworms, you may start to notice a mole infestation. Other factors that attract moles include moist soil conditions and overwatering, which attract worms, a mole's favorite food source.

Where will I find moles?

Moles are almost always found underground in their tunnels, though they may appear closer to surface level if they are searching for a mate. Signs that moles have moved onto your property include loose soil, mole mounds scattered throughout outdoor areas, dry or dead grass, and raised ridges on the lawn.

How do I get rid of moles?

Dealing with moles around your property is a major nuisance, and an infestation of them results in property damage; professional mole control helps you defeat these pests.

Pest control mole removal is the best way to control moles in your yard and ensure your property doesn't fall victim to the extreme damage they can create. Mike's Pest, Termite and Wildlife Control is ready to help you identify your major mole problem areas and provide effective solutions that eliminate all traces of them.

Contact us today to request your free inspection and find out why we are the best way to control moles.

How can I prevent moles in the future?

In addition to reliable mole control, follow our expert prevention tips below to keep moles from invading your property in the future.

  • Install a vertical barrier around your property or any vegetable gardens to stop moles from burrowing around these areas. Any barrier should go down at least two to three feet underground.
  • Make sure you don't overwater your soil and create moist conditions that make it easier for moles to invade and encourage worm infestations, one of their favorite foods.
  • Address any infestations of mole pest prey with the help of Mike's Pest, Termite and Wildlife Control to remove mole food sources from your property.
  • Encourage mole predators to visit your property, such as owls, to scare away moles from settling in your outdoor areas.

Contact Mike's Pest, Termite and Wildlife Control today for more expert mole prevention advice or assistance removing infestations of these troublesome pests from your property.

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I highly recommend this company. They had the quickest response time and came to get the job done. They even resolved the issue so that no wild life could enter through the dryer vent again!

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