Gopher Extermination Anaheim Hills

Gopher Control in Anaheim Hills, CA

If moles or gophers are damaging your Anaheim Hills landscape and you need Gopher Extermination service call Rodent Guys to save your landscaping.  Our Gopher Extermination service in Anaheim Hills, CA is offered using pet friendly methods by well trained technicians.  Call us at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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Any gopher control Anaheim Hills Ca needs is from the pocket gopher that is the same thing as a gopher. The majority destruction will be to new plants because they are immature, un-established and it won’t require a great deal of gnawing for that gopher to eliminate or feed on it. Lawn is additionally exceptionally impacted by gophers with damage from both the consuming of the grass and the soil shoved on the top in addition to staying on top of the turf which unfortunately smothers it.

Big trees will take gnawing for a little bit so no worries. Smaller trees are usually killed by the gopher promptly because the roots offering the life for the tree are young. You might find distinct limbs of trees or bushes continue to die off when gophers are harming it. This is a result of the roots providing life to that part of the plant is impaired or killed from the gopher and no longer giving life to that section 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 normally filled with dirt like in the picture above. This helps to differentiate them from other burrowing rodents like  voles.  They can make 1-3 mounds a day which is why you want to eliminate gophers right away on your yard.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is normally done by a professional pest control company with knowledge of how to eradicate gophers for your yard.  Always ensure they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not merely a structural license.

Destruction and why we need Removal

Gophers consume plants, roots of trees, flowers and vegetables on your lawn – if it’s a plant they probably will eatwll consume|like} it.  Most damage is to new vegetation because they are young, un-established and it doesn’tdoes not} take much for a gopher to destroy or eat it.  Lawn is also highly impacted by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the lawn and the soil pushed on top and staying on the lawn which smothers it.

Big trees can take gnawing for a while so not to panic.  Smaller trees can be destroyed by a gopher right away because the roots supplying the nutrients to the tree are young.  You will see certain branches of trees or bushes begin to die off when gophers are attacking it.  This is caused by the roots supplying 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 options that a property owner can use with limited success. Burrow Blasting is typically done by a service dedicated to gophers (we have 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 experts like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the flares from the plant store which are not very effective.

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

Using water to wash them out 

Flooding can be effective on farms where the whole 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 hose down the hole.  The problem is the water typically 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 Anaheim Hills and shut it off.

Repellers 

No repellents in Anaheim Hills available at the present time that have been proved to provide good Gopher Extermination. 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 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 provide short-term control. At some point gophers find a way in. 

Above ground flower 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 Anaheim Hills property, they are allowed to be controled by any legal means. Allowable methods 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 Services

We will come out to provide Gopher Extermination services in Anaheim Hills using the best methods based on each situation such as fumigation.  Depending on tunnel locations poison baits are used in place of fumigation of tunnels.  Gopher Extermination 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 owner of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with 2 gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one removed with poison.  Nick and his team of Gopher Extermination 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