DATE POSTED: May 8, 2018
Voles are very small rodents that people often get mixed up with ordinary house mice. Voles, however, are known to live primary outdoors and will rarely come inside. Outside the voles burrow far beneath the ground to create elaborate tunnels from place to place to store their food, breed, and to raise their offspring. An adult vole can be quite large, from about 5 inches to 8 inches in length…
DATE POSTED: March 20, 2018
Voles are cute little critters that invade our yards and can cause terrible problems for homeowners if left unchecked. If you were to ever see a vole, they are mouse-like rodents, but looks aside they have little in common. Unlike mice, voles do not usually move indoors. Voles are active both day and night and are year-round pests. They have small beady eyes, short legs, and a short furry tail…
DATE POSTED: February 23, 2018
Voles, also referred to as meadow mice, are rodents that look very similar to mice but are larger and darker in color. Their bodies are stouter, and their tails are shorter and hairier than mice, and their eyes and ears are smaller. Depending on the species, voles can grow to be as large as 9 inches long.
DATE POSTED: January 19, 2018
Voles are active during the winter since they do not hibernate in the cold winter months. Their activity underground is masked by the fallen snow. Don’t be fooled, voles are still alive and active during this time even if we can’t see them.
DATE POSTED: July 31, 2017
It would be very easy to overlook a vole infestation in your South Portland yard, for a time. After all, out of sight, out of mind as the saying goes; but, before long, there would be no denying that voles are causing problems for you. To understand the threat that comes with a vole infestation, you must first learn a bit about this amazing little rodent.
DATE POSTED: February 22, 2017
Voles are little rodents that resemble mice. If you don’t know them by their ‘vole’ name, you certainly know them as field mice or meadow mice. You rarely hear about voles because they are often lumped into the mice category, or they are not considered a nuisance in and around your home. Assuming voles are harmless can be costly. Here is what you need to know about voles.