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How to Detect and Get Rid of Moles in your Garden.

Updated: Dec 1, 2022

You may have recently discovered small, mounds of earth slowly appearing across your garden and your first instinct is to blame the kids or the dogs for digging up your lawn. These hills of freshly dug dirt are often a result of a mole infestation in your garden. Today we want to give you some top tips for dealing with a mole infestation in your garden. Here at Pest Interceptors, in the West Midlands our team have over 10 years of experience working in the industry and we want to offload some of our knowledge over to you in the hope that you can solve the mole infestation you have.

What are Moles?

Did you know that for the majority of a moles life they go unseen due to the fact they spend most of their time underground? The sole purpose of the small, volcano-shaped mounds is due to the fact that the moles are digging tunnels underground in the search of their food. Moles are often found searching for insects instead of the plants in your garden. In the process of digging underground, at some points the earth gets pushed up and out of the way, resulting in the earth like mounds appearing across your garden. You will find an infestation of moles stems from the fact there are a lot of insects in your garden, they prefer moist and soft soil, and this is much easier for them to create tunnels underground.

How do Mole Infestations Begin?

The sole purpose of moles invading your garden is due to the fact that they are on a mission to find their food. There is nothing worse than taking a look out into your immaculate garden and seeing a molehill appear. You will find that the more you look after your garden and prep your grass, the environment we create for the perfect lawn is ideal for moles. Therefore, if your garden is riddled with earthworms, grubs and insects, moles will find your garden far more attractive. Moles appear when they have been forced out of their natural habitat, if you live on a newly built housing estate or near a woodland area, you will be more likely to have moles invade your garden. How to get rid of moles.

You will find a mole infestation in your garden if the soil is rich and full of the plentiful food source. For the majority of the time, you will find that the numerous molehills in your garden is only down to one individual mole. Many people believe they have an infestation of moles in the garden, but this isn’t always the case. The damage the moles can do to your garden is highly detrimental, therefore you need to look at getting rid of the entire problem.

The process of removing the moles in your garden may seem like an easy process, but you don’t want further damage to be made to your garden. Take this opportunity to talk to our team of fully trained professionals and leave the hard work to us! As a professional pest control company, in the West Midlands, our only legal option is to kill the moles. When you need help dealing with troublesome moles then Pest Interceptors are here, get in touch for pest control, west midlands services today. If you currently have a pest infestation in your home, we work to the highest standard to solve your pest problems.

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