Often confused with the mouse, the vole is another small rodent with a small, harmless appearance that needs ample vole management services to control infestations. Despite this innocent look, they can destroy your garden, lawn, and landscape. The primary indicator you have one or more voles in your yard is little trails winding through your yard.
Read on to learn more about voles’ appearance, the potential damage they can cause, and how to remove them. When your vole problem is atrocious, call A.N.T. Pest Control as soon as possible for an efficient vole management services.
How To Identify Voles
Voles generally have the following characteristics:
- 4.5 – 7 inches long
- Black, reddish-brown, or brown coloring with a gray underbody
- Short bodies, small ears, and short legs and tails
Signs You May Have a Vole Problem
Voles are fast reproducers, making it critical to get professional help for vole management services on getting rid of voles from your property. These are the two most common signs you’ll encounter when you have voles:
- Property Damage: When there are voles on your property, you may notice severe damage to the vegetation. These tiny creatures have been known to completely consume garden plants, chew tree and shrub bark, eat flower bulbs, and damage orchards and field crops. Your lawn will be destroyed by their network of underground tunnels that travel across it.
- Holes in the Ground: Many burrows in your lawn are also a sign of voles. They burrow to locate food, and these burrows look like small holes. Voles will also nest in these shallow burrows. The burrows are all connected to one another by a series of tunnels underground.
How To Eliminate Voles
A.N.T. Pest Control technicians are leaders in vole management services. The technician will inspect your yard to locate the voles’ den. We’ll close all vole holes and remove any burrows, eliminating their homes. In some cases, we may trap or use pesticides.
Getting help from a professional and the best vole control company is the best way to get rid of vole and eliminate the vole problem. In addition, vole removal can help protect your property from future problems. Contact A.N.T. Pest Control at 815-215-7211 to schedule an appointment for your vole issue.