Gopher Control Placentia

Gopher Pest Control in Placentia, CA

When rodents like gophers are damaging your Placentia landscape and need Gopher Control service call Rodent Guys to save your yard.  Our Gopher Control service in Placentia, CA is available with pet friendly methods with well trained techs.  Please dial us at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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Any gopher control Placentia Ca needs is from the pocket gopher which is the same thing as a gopher. The majority destruction is to new plants simply because they’re young, un-established therefore it won’t require very much gnawing for one gopher to eliminate or feed on it. Grass is additionally highly effected by gophers with destruction from both the consuming on the turf along with the dirt pushed on the top in addition to residing on top of the lawn which will smothers it.

Big trees usually takes biting for a little bit so no worries. Smaller trees could be destroyed by way of a gopher right away given that the roots supplying the life to the tree are immature. You will see certain branches of trees or bushes start to die off when gophers are damaging it. This is a result of the roots supplying life for that an area of the plant is harmed or killed from the gopher and no longer providing life to that section of the plant you’re growing.

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 filled with dirt like in the picture above. This helps to tell them apart from other burrowing rodents like  moles.  They can dig 1-3 mounds every day reason behind the fact of why you want to eradicate gophers immediately on your landscape.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is typically done by a professional pest control company with background in how to get rid of gophers for your yard.  Always ensure they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not only a structural license.

Damage and why we need Removal

Gophers eat plants, tree roots, ornamental 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 young, un-established and it does not} take much for a gopher to destroy or consume it.  Grass is also very impacted by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the lawn and the dirt pushed on top and staying on the lawn which kills it.

Mature trees can take chewing for a little bit so not to panic.  Smaller trees can be destroyed by a gopher in a short time because the root system supplying the life to the tree are undeveloped.  You will see certain branches of trees or bushes start to die off when gophers are damaging 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 baiting, 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 usually performed by a company dedicated to gophers (we have a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the expense of the machine.

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

Poison baits available to agriculture pest control professionals are much higher concentration and effective than what is obtainable 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 flush them out 

Flooding can work on farms where the entire field is flooded and there is nowhere for a gopher to go.  On your property you are going to attempt to flood the gopher with a garden hose in the hole.  The problem is the water typically never fills up the burrow and the gopher simply raises his nose above the water line until you start to be concerned about the cost of water in Placentia and shut it off.

Repellent 

There are no repellents in Placentia 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 no one would be reading this site including you.

Keep gophers out of your garden 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 provide short-term control. Eventually gophers find a way in. 

Raised planter beds can be protected by fixing a 1/4 inch galvanized hardware cloth below the bed and securing it to the 2×6 wood frame before filling with soil in your yard.

Calif DFG position 

 When gophers are causing damage to you Placentia property, they are allowed to be killed by any legal means. Allowable methods can 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 Gopher Company

We will come out to provide Gopher Control services in Placentia using the best ways 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 novice, we have a lot of experience with it.

Gopher Pest Control at it's best

Captured two Gophers

This is head honcho of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with 2 gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one removed 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