Gopher Extermination Fullerton

Gopher Pest Removal in Fullerton, CA

When gophers or moles are causing damage at your Fullerton landscaping and you need Gopher Extermination service call Rodent Guys to save your landscape.  Our Gopher Extermination service in Fullerton, CA is offered using pet friendly methods with well trained techs.  We can be reached at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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A gopher control Fullerton Ca needs is from the pocket gopher that is the same as a gopher. Just about all damages is almost always to new plants simply because they’re immature, un-established therefore it won’t require very much gnawing for one gopher to eliminate or feed on it. Grass is additionally seriously effected by gophers with destruction from both the consuming of the lawn plus the soil forced on the top in addition to residing on the turf that smothers it.

Big trees will take gnawing for a while so not to worry. Smaller trees can be destroyed by the gopher right away given that the roots supplying the life for the tree are young. You discover certain branches of trees or bushes start to die when ever gophers are damaging it. This is caused by the roots providing life for that portion of the plant is weakened or killed by the gopher and without any longer supplying 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 almost always plugged like in the picture above. This helps to tell them apart from other tunneling rodents like  voles.  They can dig one to three mounds a day reason behind the fact of why you want to eliminate gophers immediately on your yard.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is normally done by a qualified pest control company with experience with how to eradicate gophers for your house.  Always ensure they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not just 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 does not} take a lot for a gopher to destroy or eat it.  Turf is also highly impacted by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the turf and the soil pushed on top and staying on the lawn which kills it.

Large trees can take chewing for a while so not to panic.  Smaller trees can be destroyed by a gopher right away because the root system supplying the nutrients to the tree are undeveloped.  You will see certain branches of trees or bushes begin to dry out when gophers are damaging them.  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 common 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 normally performed 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 experts like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the smoke bombs from the Home Depot which are not very effective.

Poison baits used by agriculture pest control operators 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 method to use for each property and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective removal of gophers.

Using water to force them out 

Flooding can work on farms where the whole crop area is flooded and there is nowhere for a gopher to go.  On your property you are going to try to flood the gopher with a garden hose down the opening.  The problem is the water typically never fills up the burrow and the gopher simply raises his nose above the water line until you begin to panic about the water bill in Fullerton and shut it off.

Repellers 

There are no repellents in Fullerton 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 relief, but these claims have never been proved.   If they really worked to get rid of gophers you would not be reading this site.

Keeping 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 be cost prohibitive. Plus this would at best only give 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 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 Fullerton property, they are allowed to be controled by all allowable method. Allowable ways 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 Rodent Company

We will come out to provide Gopher Extermination services in Fullerton 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 novice, 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 controlled with strychnine.  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