Gopher Control Buena Park

Gopher Pest Control in Buena Park, CA

When rodents like gophers are causing damage to your Buena Park landscaping and need Gopher Control service call Rodent Guys to save your landscape.  Our Gopher Control service in Buena Park, CA is available using pet friendly methods by well trained trappers.  Call us at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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Any gopher control Buena Park California needs is from the pocket gopher which is the same thing as a gopher. The majority damages is to new plants because young, un-established and so it won’t take a great deal gnawing for one gopher to destroy or feed on it. Turf is likewise seriously effected by gophers with destruction from both the feeding on on the grass along with the earth pushed on the top and staying on the turf which unfortunately smothers it.

Giant trees could take gnawing for a little bit so not to worry. Smaller trees are usually killed by a gopher right away given that the roots supplying the life to your tree are immature. You discover particular branches of trees or bushes begin to die as soon as gophers are destroying it. This is the result of the roots giving life to that area of the plant is damaged or killed because of the gopher and no longer providing life for that part of the plant you will be raising.

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Gopher Control in Los Angeles, CA

Gopher mounds with exit hole

Gopher Mound

Pocket gopher burrows are normally plugged like in the picture above. This helps to tell them apart from other tunneling rodents like  ground squirrels.  They can make 1-3 mounds every day leading to why you want to get rid of gophers immediately on your landscape.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is normally done by a gopher specialist pest control company with knowledge of how to get rid of gophers for your yard.  Always check that they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not merely a structural license.

Destruction and reasons we need Removal

Gophers eat plants, roots of trees, flowers and vegetables on your lawn – if it’s a plant they most likely will eatwll consume|like} it.  Most damage is to new plants because they are small, un-established and it doesn’tdoes not} take a lot for a gopher to destroy or eat it.  Grass is also very impacted by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the turf and the dirt pushed up and staying on the turf which smothers it.

Big trees can take chewing for a while so not to worry.  Smaller trees can be destroyed by a gopher in a short time because the roots supplying the life to the tree are undeveloped.  You will notice certain branches of trees or bushes begin to dry out when gophers are attacking it.  This is caused by the roots giving life to that part of the plant is damaged or killed by the gopher and no longer supplying life to that part of the plant you are growing in.

The common control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, bait, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are options that a home owner can use with limited success. Burrow Blasting is normally operated by a company dedicated to gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the cost of the blaster.

Burrow fumigants are extremely useful but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed technicians like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the smoke bombs from the nursery which are seldom successful.

Poison baits used by agriculture pest control professionals are much higher strength and effective than what is available to a homeowner.  The main reason to hire a gopher expert is the experience of what method to use for each property and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective control of gophers.

Using water to flush them to surface 

Flooding can be effective on farms where the entire crop area is flooded and there is nowhere for a gopher to go.  On your property you are going to try to flood the gopher with a hose in the opening.  The problem is the water typically never fills up the burrow and the gopher simply raises his head above the water line until you start to think about about the water bill in Buena Park and shut it off.

Repellers 

No repellents in Buena Park available at the present time that have been shown to provide good Gopher Control. Several plants, such as gopher purge and cantor bean have been said to offer control, but these claims have never been proved.   If they really worked to get rid of gophers no one would be reading this site including you.

Keep gophers out of your yard using physical barriers can be effective for small areas. Any large project, such as placing fencing around the area of your backyard would cost too much. Plus this would at best only offer short-term control. At some point gophers find a way in. 

Above ground planter beds can be protected by fixing a 1/4 inch galvanized hardware cloth under the bed and securing it to the 2×6 wood frame prior to adding soil in your yard.

Calif DFG position 

 When gophers are causing damage to you Buena Park property, they are allowed to be removed by any legal means. Allowable ways include gopher traps and poison bait used by the owner or tenant of the property. Any poison bait used to kill gophers must be labeld for gophers on the product label and follow the instructions carefully.

 Rodent Guys Rodent Company

Rodent Guys will come out to provide Gopher Control services in Buena Park using the best ways based on each property such as fumigation.  Depending on tunnel locations poison baits are used in place of fumigation of tunnels.  Gopher Control is a tough job for the novice, we have a lot of experience with it.

Gopher Pest Control at it's best

Captured two Gophers

This is founder of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with 2 gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one controlled with poison.  Nick and his team of Gopher Control experts will be holding trophies like these at the end of your project.

We Service Most areas in the following counties:

 Los Angeles County, Ventura, San Bernardino County, Orange County and Riverside County

References:
http://wdfw.wa.gov/living/gophers.html
http://agr.mt.gov/agr/Producer/VertebratePest/Bulletins/pdf/PocketGopher.pdf
 http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn7433.html http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn7476.html