& Commercial Services
Moles are an ancient species of mammals that are
incredibly well adapted to their life underground.
Most moles never really come to the surface,
although they do leave their signs in the form of tunnels and
mounds. This damage is created in a mole's relentless pursuit of
food...primarily earthworms. Moles are insectivores, obtaining
essentially ALL of their dietary needs from these creatures. In
the process of hunting, moles can tunnel up to 100 feet per day
causing extensive lawn and landscape damages.
Since moles do not hibernate and are active
year-round, there is a possibility of damage throughout much of
the year. In many cases, on-going control programs will be
||In the past, mole baits have been
developed assuming moles are similar to rats and mice, when in
reality they are insectivores. As a result, previous mole baits
have been shown to be completely ineffective until now.
Urbandale Lawn Solutions uses TALPIRID
- Proven Effective
- Mimics a mole's natural food source
- Delivered and monitored by trained professionals
|While every situation is unique,
most mole service programs will involve more than one visit.
Urbandale Lawn Solutions will typically perform an initial
evaluation, site treatment, and a general follow-up. In some
cases ore or more of these steps may be combined into the same
||The initial evaluation involves a
review of the property and surrounding area. This step helps
determine the most active areas. Markers may be placed for more
precise review during the site treatment.
|Site treatment. A few days after
the review and evaluation of the property, we will return to
place bait into the most active areas. Bait will always be
|Follow-up. We will determine the
proper level and type of follow-up required based on each
treatment, it is important not to mow the lawn or disturb the
tunnel/mound systems. This can cause moles to change their
normal feeding patterns making treatment less effective.
Payment is due when services are
rendered. A 2% service charge per month with $5.00 minimum added
after 30 days.
For your convenience, service continues from season to season. For a
change to your service, please call our office.
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