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Date Posted: July 9, 2023
Category: Rodents

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Your lawn is a direct reflection of you. If you are someone who puts a lot of effort into life, your lawn will reflect this. The adverse is also true. That said, it is not always easy to take care of things in life, this includes your lawn. One thing that makes maintaining happy and healthy turf difficult is the presence of voles. If you have not heard about these destructive ground pests, you need to take a moment today to read this article. Here is everything you need to know about these common rodents and what options you have for vole pest control in Cape Cod. Call Big Blue Bug Solutions if you would like to know more about our professional yard pest control offerings. We will run you through our vole control and help you decide if it is right for you.

How To Identify A Vole

The vole is a local rodent that is objectively cute. This small pest has a round body that is equipped with things like sharp claws and a blunt nose that make it easy to dig and move through underground tunnels. If these pests are on your property, you might never see them crawling around in the open. This is partly because they are small and partly because they spend a large part of their lives underground in the tunnels they create. The best way to spot these pests is by the damage they cause or by calling in one of our professionals for a thorough inspection. To make sure you know what vole damage looks like and how it is caused, here are some things you should know.

The Damage Voles Can Cause In Your Garden

Before we talk about vole control services, we think you should know why these pests are a problem. The main issue that comes with a voles in Cape Cod is lawn damage. These tunneling rodents dig right at the root of grass so that they can consume grass and seeds. This behavior leaves visible damage to surface soil and turf. If you see what looks like tracks of dead grass or lines of dirt in your yard that look like they are sunken into the ground, this could be a clear sign of vole damage. These pests might also girdle trees. This involves nibbling on the bark around the base of trees to the point of noticeable damage and occasionally the death of the whole plant. 

Four Practical Vole Prevention Tips For Around The Garden

There is a lot that you can do to stop voles from taking over your yard. To make things simple today, here are four practical and natural vole control options to try on your property. 

  1. Get rid of wood piles and natural debris that might allow rodents like voles to hide in your yard.
  2. Trim your grass short and keep up with general landscaping.
  3. Rake up dead grass and reseed your lawn as necessary. 
  4. Invest in tree guards for trees around your property.

For professional options for vole rodent control, talk with our team at Big Blue Bug Solutions and ask about our comprehensive plans. 

The Safe And Effective Way To Get Rid Of Voles

The absolute best home pest control in Cape Cod lies with our team at Big Blue Bug Solutions. We have been helping locals deal with pests for a very long time. Let us offer some quick and comprehensive strategies to give these small rodents the boot so they stop damaging your property.

Reach out to Big Blue Bug Solutions, learn more about controlling voles, and schedule an appointment for your Cape Cod property.

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