If you need help with vole control in the McHenry area, Schopen Pest Solutions is here for you! We have worked with many homeowners and farmers in the region to get these pesky animals out of the garden and off the farm for good. If you are experiencing issues with this common rodent, reach out to our experienced pest control team for professional help banishing the destructive animals from your property. If you wait too long you could be in for a long battle with these persistent creatures as they canbe extremely hard to get rid of. People often mistake voles for moles, but these are not the same animals. Vole looks much more like a mouse, while a mole’s ears and eyes are difficult even to spot. While moles eat grubs and insects, voles eat grass an roots. They like to dine on vegetables, and they can also cause damage to bushes and trees in their search for food. If you have a vole problem, it makes sense to address it right away, before they have caused extensive damage to your plantings or food supply.
Signs of Vole Infestation
Voles are easy to identify as a pest because create paths and runways through your. If you haven’t seen any animals yet, a sure sign it’s a vole and not a mole is if your vegetables and grass are being eaten. The tunnels that voles dig are at the top of the dirt and are generally a couple of inches across. Yellow plants, droppings, and tunnels are the primary signs that voles are at work on your property. Occasionally you may see shrubs or small bushes that are leaning or look ill, and this can also be a sign that voles are tunneling around. Depending on how many you have, they can cause a significant amount of damage to your plants.
How to Identify a Vole from Other Yard Pests
People often mistake voles for moles, but these are not the same animals. Voles travel along the surface of your yard, while moles travel underground. You will find voles look much more like a mouse because the eyes and ears of a mole are small and somewhat hard to spot. While moles eat grubs and insects, voles are much more likely to compete with humans for edibles. They like to dine on vegetables, and they can also cause damage to your bushes, grass, and trees in their search for food. If you have a vole problem, it makes sense to address it right away, before they have caused extensive damage to your plantings or lawns.
Vole Extermination Help
Schopen Pest Solutions can help you eliminate voles from your landscape. We have decades of experience doing battle with these little rodent pests, and we know what works best. Our experienced team of pest control specialists will evaluate your current vole infestation, determine a course of action that makes sense in your given situation, then tell you what they plan to do to get rid of the rodents. We address each vole situation on a case-by-case basis because what we recommend will depend in large part upon how many voles we think you have on your property. Contact our office in the McHenry area today to schedule an appointment for us to come and take a look at your grounds. We’ll send out the rodent team to examine your yard or farmland and come up with a plan that makes sense for your needs.