Gopher Extermination Glendora

Gopher and Mole Control in Glendora, CA

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

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A gopher control Glendora Ca needs is from the pocket gopher that is exactly the same as a gopher. A large amount of harm is almost always to new plants since they’re young, un-established and it doesn’t require a lot gnawing for that gopher to eliminate or consume it. Grass can also be highly impacted by gophers with destruction from both consuming of the grass and the soil shoved at the top as well as residing on the lawn which usually smothers it.

Big trees will take gnawing for a while so not to worry. Smaller trees could very well be destroyed by way of gopher immediately because of the roots offering the life to the tree are immature. You might find distinct branches of trees or bushes continue to die out any time gophers are damaging it. This is the result of the roots giving life to that part of the plant is damaged or destroyed by the gopher and no longer giving life to that section of the plant you’re 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 set them apart from other burrowing rodents like  voles.  They can create 1-3 mounds per day which is why you want to eradicate gophers right away on your yard.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is typically done by a professional pest control company with background in how to remove gophers for your house.  Always ensure they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not only a license for structural pest control.

Damage and why we need Removal

Gophers eat plants, roots of trees, flowers and vegetables on your garden – 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 does not} take much for a gopher to destroy or eat it.  Turf is also very effected by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the turf and the soil pushed up and staying on the lawn which kills it.

Large trees can take gnawing for a little bit so not to worry.  Smaller trees can be destroyed 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 start to die off when gophers are damaging it.  This is caused by the roots supplying that part of the plant is damaged or killed by the gopher and no longer supplying life to that part of the plant you are growing in.

The best control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, bait, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are options that a property owner can use with some success. Burrow Blasting is usually operated by a service dedicated to gophers (we have a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the expense of the blaster.

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

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

Using water to force them to surface 

Flooding can work 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 water holse in 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 start to think about about the water bill in Glendora and shut it off.

Repellent 

There are no repellents in Glendora 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 control, but these claims have never been proved.   If they really worked to get rid of gophers no one would be reading this site including you.

Keeping gophers out of your lawn using physical barriers can be effective for small areas. Any large project, such as placing fencing around the area of your backyard would be cost prohibitive. Plus this would at best only offer 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 Glendora property, they are allowed to be removed by all allowable method. 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 Gopher Services

We will come out to provide Gopher Extermination services in Glendora using the best ways based on each situation 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 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 2 gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one killed 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