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Mole Control

Mole Control & Removal

Moles in Garden or Lawn

The term pests remind us of the insects that invade our house. However, pests also include lots of other creatures. Thus, moles are also of this category. They can cause damage in different ways, and therefore, you must control the number of moles. Moreover, molehills can make the site ugly and affect the green grasses on the lawn.

How to control moles

An adult mole can eat almost 200 worms every day. Like any other pest control technique, moles have a special ability to remove the primary source of food. For instance, you can try to eradicate the earthworms. However, it may not be easy for you to find out other types of worms. Moles can pose a risk to your beautiful looking lawn.

One of the best solutions to prevent a mole is proofing. But, you may not be able to obstruct the site between a surface, revealing unnecessary soil and a sub-floor surface, working as the tunnel for mole. You may also install a grid, and then cover it with grass and soil. It is a costly choice for some lawn surface.

Sonic devices are available in the market for preventing the access of mole, and you have to insert these devices into the ground. These special devices are capable of creating vibrations that discourage the entry of moles. However, we have not found any scientific proof about the effectiveness of this method.

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Techniques for removing the mole

Mole infestation can turn up at any place in your property, and it is not easy to control a vast property. To prevent damage from moles, you may look for the best pest control specialists. The professional team has the skills to manage the most effective mole removal process. They will ensure high success from this method.

There is another reason behind calling the pest control team. It is much tricky to trap a mole, and for this reason, the professionals apply innovative mole control processes to accomplish the job. Without skill, you may not be able to apply those processes. Most of the moles live underground. You need to know about the behavior and nature of moles to place your device in the right place. While the moles find that someone has interfered with their tunnel, they can escape instantly to save their life.

Gassing and other traps

We have already talked about a mousetrap. Now, you can invest in a mole trap. However, you must have the patience and skill to use this trap successfully. Install the system properly for trapping the moles. The location of your trap is one of the essential factors. Moles are not social creatures, and they remain isolated from each other. Still, there is a chance that other moles from neighboring sites can move fast to the vacant place.

The gassing technique is also effective in controlling mole issues. In this technique, you have to use aluminum phosphide at the proper place in the tunnel. This chemical composition needs to react with soil moisture for producing another chemical. You may apply this process while the burrows or tunnels are within 10 meters of your building.

We have already presented you with a number of techniques for mole control. Now, when you have no time to apply them, you may hire professionals to solve the problem within a few days. They will kill moles or let them leave your garden.

Mole Control in Cape Town

Mole Control Cape Town: Keep Your Gardens Green

The mole is a small mammal, very widespread in our country. It likes gardens, fields, vegetable gardens and all worked land. This small animal, which is rarely seen, lives underground, forming wide galleries. We realize its presence when we see strings of fine earth mounds appear in his garden. Hitman Pest Control provides professional Mole Control Cape Town and Southern Suburb service to save your gardens, fields, and worked lands.

The mole thrives in mild winters. The female can give birth to 6 young, twice a year, as many mini-moles that will colonize your garden and that of your neighbor. The mole is not a pest. It helps the gardener by devouring many insects, but, indeed, molehills can quickly damage large areas of lawns.

The mole is one of the most common animals in our gardens. This brown mammal lives underground, forms large galleries, and expels the earth every 50 cm or so in the form of annoying mounds for the mower. Let us find out more about it - What is the mole and how to get rid of moles?

Why is Hitman's Mole Control Cape Town service Important?

What is the mole?

The mole is a mammal that lives underground. There are dozens of varieties of moles, all of them the same color, a brown-gray. It is characterized by eyes that are not very visible but very present because, contrary to legend, the mole is not blind.

Its front legs, very solid, are equipped with powerful nails which allow it to dig wide galleries and to progress for hundreds of meters. The earth is expelled into the open air very regularly and forms mounds of very fine earth. It is difficult to see moles. We can try in spring or summer to see them in the morning at dawn.

Stay away, as the mole is very sensitive to vibrations on the ground. The mole does not damage plants. It can certainly nibble root vegetables in the garden, such as beets, but does not cause any disease.

On the contrary, the mole feeds on worms harmful to the garden such as mole crickets, wireworms, or chafer. It also catches field mice which can ravage bulb crops (tulips, hyacinths, daffodils) in particular.

Take in your hands the earth of the mounds formed by the moles. This land is fine and worked. A real boon for gardens with heavy soils. Collect this soil for your planters, to mix it with potting soil for seedlings.

How to get rid of moles?

Lovers of clean lawns or turf will not tolerate the presence of moles. You should know that you can call on professional mole makers who will set up traps and capture small mammals.

There are also mole traps that just catch moles without killing them. Once captured, transport the moles away from your home and release them into the wood.

Once your garden is cleared, the surviving moles will go further and come back a few months later. And you will have to bring back the mole crusher. If you don't want to set up a trap, you can try planting plants that are supposed to keep moles away. Garlic, onions, or even the fritillary have fragrant bulbs that should make our small mammals leave.

In vegetable gardens, the only solution without a trap is to drive a fence at least 50 cm deep all-around your rows of vegetables. Choose fine mesh screens that will also be effective against moles. Elsewhere, use the soil expelled in mounds. Think of the natural drainage made by mole galleries in the soil of your garden.

There are two types of galleries dug by these:

- The superficial galleries where the raised earth forms a long bulge. The mole uses these galleries for food a few times, then abandons them.

- The deep galleries from which it must extract from the earth and which forms mounds. The mole uses it mainly to establish its home.

In winter, they forage well below the frost zone, while in spring they concentrate their activities more on the surface of the ground.

By digging their galleries just below the surface of the soil, moles remove the soil that surrounds the roots of plants. The roots are then suspended in the galleries where they dry out and die. By their movements, moles can also spread plant diseases. These galleries dug by moles can also be colonized by even more harmful animals such as field mice, rats, and mole rats which feed on the exposed roots.

Hire a professional technical team:

To get rid of moles effectively, call in a professional pest control service like pest-control.co.za. The mole is a small mammal of the order of insectivores that lives underground in moist, furnished soils, identifying itself by mounds of the earth: molehills. It requires experience and skills to perform mole extermination. Hitman possesses these skills under its mole control Cape Town and Southern Suburb service. It helps people to get rid of garden moles effectively.

It is very important to eliminate moles and the job must be done by the professionals only. You must think that is there any professional company near me in Cape Town and Southern Suburbs that can help me? Yes, at pest-control.co.za, our traditional trapping technique is the most effective method to remove moles while respecting the environment. The intervention is done on all types of land ranging from private lawns to land of several hectares. And is most often carried out in two interventions (setting traps and then, a survey of traps and caught).

Specific services for professionals:

If you are regularly invaded, it is better to carry out a cleaning - neutralization over one month. It consists of several passages. The first is intended to eliminate as many moles as possible to better control the population. The next steps are to remove the remaining moles.

Eradication, a company specializing in the disinfection of premises and the management of pests of all kinds, offers a range of specific services to professionals. We work for different sectors of activity such as building syndicate, pharmaceutical industry, agriculture, agrifood, hospital environment, etc.

Our team of professionals adapts to the hours of your activity. Indeed, we perform night and weekend services. It makes our mole control Cape Town service effective and efficient.

At pest-control.co.za, our pest control services are carried out with products authorized and approved. We can therefore assist you in the preparation and presentation of your file during an inspection. This factor cannot be neglecting during the garden moles extermination.

To make your staff aware of basic hygiene rules, we also offer training for your staff.

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