The best time for pest control can vary depending on the type of pests you are dealing with. However, we generally recommend scheduling pest control services during the spring or fall seasons. During the spring, pests may emerge from overwintering and beginning to establish nests or colonies, while during the fall, they may seek shelter from colder temperatures. By addressing pest problems during these seasons, you can often prevent infestations from getting out of control and minimize the need for pest control services throughout the year.
Summer is the peak season for many types of pests, including mosquitoes, flies, ants, and stinging insects like wasps and bees. To prevent these pests from taking over your home and yard, it’s important to take proactive measures during the summer months. This can include keeping your living spaces clean and free of food debris, using screens on windows and doors, and eliminating sources of standing water to reduce mosquito breeding sites. If you are planning outdoor activities, consider using insect repellent and wearing long sleeves and pants to reduce your exposure to bites and stings. Additionally, consider scheduling regular pest control services with a professional pest control company to help keep your home and yard pest-free throughout the summer.
If the vole infestation is severe or if the damage they are causing is extensive, it is recommended to seek the help of a pest control professional like us at Birch Fumigators. We have the expertise and experience to identify the specific species of voles present and develop an effective treatment plan. Professional pest control services can offer advanced methods of control such as fumigation, which may not be safe or practical for individuals to perform on their own.
The best time to control voles is during late fall and early winter. During this period, vegetation is beginning to die back, and snow hasn’t yet fallen in many regions, making it easier to spot signs of vole activity and to apply control measures. Voles are active year-round, but in the late fall and early winter, they begin to establish the under-snow tunnels and pathways that they will use all winter. Implementing control measures, such as placing traps or baits, clearing away vegetation near the garden, or installing physical barriers, during this time can prevent a population explosion in the spring. Additionally, controlling voles before the breeding season in the spring can help minimize the damage they cause to plants and trees throughout the year.
Voles can cause damage to lawns, gardens, and crops by feeding on vegetation and gnawing on the bark of trees and shrubs. Their burrowing activity can also damage root systems and disrupt soil structures.