Gopher Extermination Anaheim

Gopher Control in Anaheim, CA

When rodents like gophers are damaging your Anaheim property and you need Gopher Extermination service call Rodent Guys to rescue your landscaping.  Our Gopher Extermination service in Anaheim, CA is available with pet friendly methods with 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 Anaheim Ca needs is from the pocket gopher which is exactly the same as a gopher. Just about all damages is to new plants because they’re young, un-established therefore it will not require a whole lot gnawing for that gopher to destroy or feed on it. Lawn is also highly effected by gophers with destruction from both the consuming from the turf plus the earth forced at the top in addition to residing on top of the lawn which unfortunately smothers it.

Giant trees can take nibbling for a while so no worries. Smaller trees may be destroyed by way of gopher right away considering that the roots offering the life to your tree are young. You will quickly realize distinct limbs of trees or bushes start to die when ever gophers are damaging them. This is caused by the roots giving life to that portion of the plant is weakened or killed from the gopher and without any longer giving life to that part of the plant you might 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 filled with dirt like in the picture above. This helps to set them apart from other tunneling rodents like  ground squirrels.  They can make one to three mounds per day reason behind the fact of why you want to remove gophers immediately on your landscape.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is commonly done by a professional pest control company with background in how to remove gophers for your lawn.  Always make sure 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, ornamental flowers and vegetables on your garden – if it’s a plant they most likely 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.  Grass is also very impacted by gophers with damage from both the eating of the lawn and the dirt pushed on top and staying on the turf which kills it.

Big trees can take chewing for a while so not to worry.  Smaller trees can be destroyed 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 dry out 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 plant you are growing in.

The common control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, baiting, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are techniques that a home owner can use with some success. Burrow Blasting is normally performed by a company 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 experts like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the smoke bombs from the nursery which are seldom successful.

Poison baits available to agriculture pest control companies are much higher strength and effective than what is obtainable 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 flush them to surface 

Flooding can be effective on farms where the entire field 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 hose down the hole.  The problem is the water typically never fills up the tunnel system and the gopher simply raises his head above the water line until you begin to be concerned about the cost of water in Anaheim and shut it off.

Repellers 

There are no repellents in Anaheim available at the present time that have been shown to provide good Gopher Extermination. Several plants, such as gopher purge and cantor bean have been said to offer relief, 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 yard using physical barriers can be effective for small areas. Any large project, such as placing fencing around the perimeter of your backyard would be cost prohibitive. Plus this would at best only provide short-term control. Eventually gophers find a way in. 

Above ground planter beds can be protected by attaching a 1/4 inch galvanized hardware cloth below 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 Anaheim property, they are allowed to be taken by all allowable method. 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 registered for gophers on the product label and follow the instructions carefully.

 Rodent Guys Gopher Services

Rodent Guys will come out to provide Gopher Extermination services in Anaheim using the best methods based on each property such as fumigation.  Depending on where tunnels are located 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 founder of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with 2 gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one controlled with strychnine.  Nick and his team of Gopher Extermination 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