There are seven different types of moles found throughout the United States. They include The eastern mole (Scalopus aquaticus), The hairy-tailed mole (Parascalops breweri), The star-nosed mole (Condylura cristata), The broad-footed mole (Scapanus latimanus), The Townsend’s mole (Scapanus townsendii), The coast mole (Scapanus orarius) and The shrew mole (Neurotrichus gibbsii). All have the same thing in common. The will wreck your yard in in a matter of days if not controlled. Eastern Mole control and Removal is the most common call we get on a daily basis! Star Nosed Mole control and Removal is the second most common call we get, these creatures are certainly some destructive little devils!
The art of controling moles in yards and fields is a acquired skill, it can take several years for a seasoned mole trapper to learn how to catch and eliminate problematic moles in yards and fields. The most famous mole control job ever was conducted by a mole trapper in Washington DC, when he eliminated moles form the white house lawn back in 2001. His name was James White. He was the best Mole trapper on the eastern Sea Board! Alot of people have learned how to catch moles from James and his knowledge lives on through these pages. Some of the very common problems people will have with moles is Moles tunneling in the yard. This is a problem that 90 percent of homeowners complain about. However often times it is a pocket gopher that is causing this problem. We will chow you the difference in our pocket gopher removal page.
Trapping moles is about the only sure fired way of catching these little creatures. The traps need to be placed in very specific area and the timming and time of year is imparative to catch the mole that is causing the problem. There are many different types of mole traps that are on the market. All the traps have their place, some work great, others not so good, But they all operate under the same premise. They capture the mole as he travels through his tunnels.