Gopher Control San Marino

Gopher Pest Control in San Marino, CA

When moles or gophers are damaging your San Marino property and need Gopher Control service call Rodent Guys to save your landscaping.  Our Gopher Control service in San Marino, CA is available using pet friendly methods by well trained trappers.  We can be reached at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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Any gopher control San Marino Ca . needs is from the pocket gopher that is the exact same as a gopher. The majority damages will be to new plants simply because they’re young, un-established and it also won’t require a lot gnawing for that gopher to destroy or feed on it. Turf is exceptionally effected by gophers with damage from both the eating from the turf as well as the earth forced at the top along with residing on the grass which in turn smothers it.

Big trees will take nibbling for a little bit so not to worry. Smaller trees could very well be killed because of a gopher quickly simply because the roots supplying the life for your tree are young. You will quickly realize particular limbs of trees or bushes continue to die off as soon as gophers are destroying it. This is the result of the roots providing life for that area of the plant is harmed or destroyed from the gopher and no longer providing life for that part of the plant you are 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 set them apart from other burrowing rodents like  voles.  They can dig 1-3 mounds a day reason behind the fact of why you want to get rid of gophers immediately on your landscape.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is usually done by a gopher specialist pest control company with background in how to get rid of gophers for your house.  Always ensure 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, ornamental flowers and vegetables on your yard – 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 doesn’tdoes not} take a lot for a gopher to destroy or eat it.  Turf is also very impacted by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the turf and the dirt pushed up and staying on the grass which kills it.

Large trees can take chewing for a little bit so not to worry.  Smaller trees can be destroyed by a gopher in a short time because the root system supplying the life to the tree are young.  You will see certain branches of trees or bushes start 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 plant you are growing in.

The common control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, poison baiting, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are techniques that a property owner can use with limited success. Burrow Blasting is usually operated by a service serious about gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) because of the expense of the equipment.

Burrow fumigants are very 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 used by agriculture pest control operators are much higher strength and effective than what is obtainable to a homeowner.  The main reason to hire a gopher expert is the experience of what method to use for each situation and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective control of gophers.

Using water to force them out 

Flooding can be effective on farms where the entire crop area is flooded and there is nowhere for a gopher to escape.  On your property you are going to try to flood the gopher with a water holse down the hole.  The problem is the water usually never fills up the burrow and the gopher simply raises his nose above the water line until you start to panic about the water bill in San Marino and shut off the water off.

Repellent 

No repellents in San Marino 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 protection, 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.

Keeping gophers out of your garden 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. Eventually gophers find a way in. 

Above ground planter beds can be protected by placing 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 San Marino property, they are allowed to be controled by any legal means. 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.

 Rodent Guys Rodent Company

We will come out to provide Gopher Control services in San Marino using the best methods based on each situation such as fumigation.  Depending on where tunnels are located poison baits are used instead 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 two 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