Four Signs That You Need a Professional Mole Exterminator

By the time that most people decide to do something about the ugly mole tunnels in their yard, the animals that create the unsightly ground swellings are already well-established beneath the yard surface. While it is technically possible for property owners to resolve a mole problem on their own, hiring a mole exterminator is typically the fastest, most cost effective option. It should also be considered the one and only option if you experience any of the following situations.

  • DIY Solutions Aren’t Working

The do-it-yourself (DIY) pest extermination industry rakes in billions of dollars annually from the sale of various products that allow homeowners to take the extermination process into their own hands. However, when the presence of a pest is prolifiZ7DITIolutions start to lose their effectiveness, which necessitates calling in a professional.

  • The Problem is too Costly to Manage

DIY mole solutions may cost less on the store shelf than hiring a mole exterminator, but the relative ineffectiveness of the products means that you need to keep applying them to manage a mole population that never completely disappears. Before you know it, you will have poured thousands of dollars into your mole problem, with no end in sight. Hiring a mole exterminator may be more expensive than a DIY solution, but it yields fast, lasting results the first time around.

  • Your Property is Losing Curb Appeal

Unlike some pests, such as termites and wood bores, moles will not damage your home, but they can make the yard that surrounds it look worse for the wear. If you are planning to put your house on the market, or you live in a private, association-governed community that requires you


to keep your yard in pristine condition at all times, now is the time to call a professional mole exterminator. The longer you wait, the harder it will be to eradicate the growing mole problem.

  1. Other Animals are Digging for Moles

Mole tunnels make a yard look unsightly enough, but they can contribute to an even greater degree of unsightliness, as mole predators invade the lawn to dig the creatures out of their tunnels. Foxes, coyotes, weasels, snakes, and dogs are known to hunt yard moles, and further damage the appearance of the lawn in the process. In the end, having a professional mole exterminator fix your mole problem prevents other types of animal problems around your home.

Is it Time to Call a Mole Exterminator?                                                     

If you experience any of the situations listed above, the answer is almost certainly yes. If you

are looking for a mole exterminator who has over 30 years of experience eliminating mole problems, Ho!per’s Pest & Animal Solutions is the company to call. We will deploy special traps that are designed to kill moles quickly, and work with you to do so for a price that fits your budget. Unlike other companies who just set traps and leave them, we monitor our traps. We charge an initial set up fee, but after that your payment is based upon our performance. Our service is such that you pay for the moles that are killed.

For more information about our mole extermination services, or to schedule a free inspection of your lawn, call us today at (314) 732-1413, or email us at We look forward to helping you make your yard look smooth and green instead of mole infested!