Gopher Control Montebello

Gopher Pest Control in Montebello, CA

When rodents like gophers are causing damage at your Montebello landscaping and you need Gopher Control service call Rodent Guys to rescue your landscape.  Our Gopher Control service in Montebello, CA is offered using pet friendly methods with well trained techs.  Call us at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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Any gopher control Montebello Ca . needs is from the pocket gopher that is the same as a gopher. A large amount of damages is to new plants being that they are young, un-established therefore it does not require a great deal gnawing for a gopher to destroy or feed on it. Grass can be exceptionally effected by gophers with damages from both the feeding on from the lawn as well as the soil shoved on top and residing on top of the lawn which in turn smothers it.

Giant trees takes biting for a little bit so no worries. Smaller trees are usually killed because of a gopher promptly given that the roots supplying the life to the tree are immature. You discover certain branches of trees or bushes begin to die whenever gophers are harming it. This is caused by the roots giving life to that portion of the plant is damaged or killed by the gopher and no longer supplying life to that part of the plant you will be raising.

How Do I Know if I need service?

Gopher Control in Los Angeles, CA

Gopher mounds with exit hole

Gopher Mound

Pocket gopher burrows are almost always plugged like in the picture above. This helps to differentiate them from other burrowing rodents like  voles.  They can make 1-3 mounds a day reason behind the fact of why you want to eradicate gophers immediately on your home.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is commonly done by a gopher specialist pest control company with background in how to get rid of gophers for your home.  Always check that they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not just a structural license.

Damage and reasons we need Removal

Gophers consume plants, tree roots, flowers and vegetables on your yard – if it’s a plant they most likely will eatwll consume|like} it.  Most damage is to new vegetation because they are small, un-established and it does not} take much for a gopher to destroy or consume it.  Lawn is also very effected by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the lawn and the dirt pushed on top and sitting on the lawn which kills it.

Big trees can take gnawing for a little bit so not to worry.  Smaller trees can be killed by a gopher right away because the root system supplying the nutrients to the tree are young.  You will notice certain branches of trees or bushes begin to die off 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 nutrients to that part of the tree you are growing in.

The most effective control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, poison, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are methods that a property owner can use with some success. Burrow Blasting is normally performed by a service dedicated to gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the expense of the machine.

Burrow fumigants are very useful but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed techs like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the flares from the Lowes which are not very effective.

Poison baits available to agriculture pest control professionals are much higher concentration and effective than what is available to a homeowner.  The main reason to hire a gopher expert is the knowledge of what technique to use for each situation and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective control of gophers.

Using water to wash them out 

Flooding can work on farms where the whole field is flooded and there is nowhere for a gopher to escape.  On your property you are going to attempt to flood the gopher with a hose in the opening.  The problem is the water usually never fills up the tunnel system and the gopher simply raises his nose above the water line until you start to think about about the water bill in Montebello and shut it off.

Repellent 

No repellents in Montebello available at the present time that have been proved 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 authenticated.   If they really worked to get rid of gophers you would not be reading this site.

Keep gophers out of your lawn using physical barriers can be effective for small areas. Any large project, such as placing fencing around the perimeter 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. 

Raised flower beds can be protected by placing 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 Montebello property, they are allowed to be taken by all allowable method. Allowable methods can include gopher traps and poison bait placed 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.

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We will come out to provide Gopher Control services in Montebello using the best methods based on each situation such as fumigation.  Depending on where tunnels are located poison baits are used in place of fumigation of tunnels.  Gopher Control is a tough job for the beginner, 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 killed with strychnine.  Nick and his team of Gopher Control experts will be showing off 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