Gopher Extermination Irwindale

Gopher Pest Removal in Irwindale, CA

If moles or gophers are damaging your Irwindale property and you need Gopher Extermination service call Rodent Guys to save your landscape.  Our Gopher Extermination service in Irwindale, CA is offered using pet friendly methods by 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 Irwindale Ca needs is from the pocket gopher that is exactly the same thing as a gopher. The majority damage is almost always to new plants considering they are young, un-established plus it will not require a lot gnawing for a gopher to eliminate or devour it. Lawn is also highly impacted by gophers with damage from both feeding from the lawn along with the dirt forced on top as well as residing on top of the lawn which smothers it.

Big trees usually takes nibbling for a while so not to worry. Smaller trees are usually destroyed by a gopher right away simply because the roots supplying the life for the tree are immature. You will see particular limbs of trees or bushes begin to die off whenever gophers are harming it. This is caused by the roots issuing life to that part of the plant is compromised or destroyed by your gopher and without any longer providing life for that section of the plant you happen to 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 usually stuffed wth dirt like in the picture above. This helps to set them apart from other tunneling rodents like  voles.  They can make 1-3 mounds per day reason behind the fact of why you want to eliminate gophers right away on your home.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is normally done by a gopher specialist pest control company with knowledge of how to kill gophers for your home.  Always check that 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 reasons we need Removal

Gophers eat plants, roots of trees, 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 plants because they are young, un-established and it doesn’tdoes not} take much for a gopher to destroy or eat it.  Lawn is also very impacted by gophers with damage from both the eating of the turf and the soil pushed up and staying on the lawn which smothers it.

Big trees can take gnawing for a little bit 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 see certain branches of trees or bushes begin 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 nutrients to that part of the plant 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 home owner can use with limited success. Burrow Blasting is typically performed by a company dedicated to gophers (we have a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) because of the expense of the equipment.

Burrow fumigants are very useful but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed technicians like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the smoke bombs from the Home Depot which are not very effective.

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 experience of what technique to use for each situation 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 field 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 hole.  The problem is the water usually never fills up the burrow and the gopher simply raises his nose above the water line until you start to worry about the water bill in Irwindale and shut off the water off.

Repellers 

There are no repellents in Irwindale 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 you would not be reading this site.

Keeping gophers out of your lawn using physical barriers can be effective for small projects. 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. 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 prior to adding soil in your yard.

Calif DFG position 

 When gophers are causing damage to you Irwindale property, they are allowed to be controled 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 Company

We will come out to provide Gopher Extermination services in Irwindale 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 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 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