Gopher Extermination Glendale

Gopher Pest Control in Glendale, CA

When rodents like gophers are causing damage at your Glendale landscape and need Gopher Extermination service call Rodent Guys to save your yard.  Our Gopher Extermination service in Glendale, CA is available using pet friendly methods with 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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A gopher control Glendale Ca needs is from the pocket gopher which is the same thing as a gopher. Almost all harm is to new plants because they’re immature, un-established and it won’t require a good deal gnawing for one gopher to destroy or eat it. Lawn is also seriously effected by gophers with damage from both the feeding on of the lawn along with the dirt forced on top as well as staying on the lawn which usually smothers it.

Big trees normally takes biting for a little bit so don’t worry. Smaller trees are usually destroyed by the gopher promptly simply because the roots offering the life for the tree are immature. You might find distinct branches of trees or bushes start to die whenever gophers are damaging it. This is a result of the roots giving life to that part of the plant is impaired or killed because of the gopher and without any longer providing life to that section of the plant you’re growing.

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Gopher Control in Los Angeles, CA

Gopher mounds with exit hole

Gopher Mound

Pocket gopher burrows are normally plugged like in the picture above. This helps to set them apart from other tunneling rodents like  ground squirrels.  They can dig 1-3 mounds a day which is why you want to get rid of gophers immediately on your landscape.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is commonly done by a professional pest control company with experience with how to kill gophers for your yard.  Always ensure they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not just a license for structural pest control.

Destruction and why we need Removal

Gophers consume plants, roots of trees, ornamental flowers and vegetables on your yard – if it’s a plant they probably 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.  Grass is also highly impacted by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the lawn and the soil pushed up and staying on the lawn which smothers it.

Big trees can take chewing for a little bit so not to worry.  Smaller trees can be killed by a gopher right away because the roots supplying the life to the tree are undeveloped.  You will see certain branches of trees or bushes begin 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 plant you are growing in.

The most effective control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, baiting, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are techniques that a property owner can use with some success. Burrow Blasting is normally performed by a service dedicated to gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the expense of the equipment.

Burrow fumigants are extremely useful 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 tools store which are seldom successful.

Poison baits used by agriculture pest control companies 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 removal of gophers.

Using water to flush them to surface 

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 in the hole.  The problem is the water usually never fills up the tunnel system and the gopher simply raises his head above the water line until you begin to panic about the water bill in Glendale and shut off the water off.

Repellers 

No repellents in Glendale 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 proved.   If they really worked to get rid of gophers you would not be reading this site.

Keeping gophers out of your garden using physical barriers can be effective for small projects. Any large project, such as placing fencing around the perimeter of your backyard would cost too much. Plus this would at best only give short-term control. Eventually gophers find a way in. 

Raised 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 before filling with soil in your yard.

Calif DFG position 

 When gophers are causing damage to you Glendale property, they are allowed to be removed by any legal means. Allowable ways 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 Gopher Company

We will come out to provide Gopher Extermination services in Glendale using the best ways based on each situation such as fumigation.  Depending on where tunnels are located poison baits are used instead 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 two gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one removed with bait.  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