Gopher Extermination Norwalk

Gopher Pest Removal in Norwalk, CA

When gophers or moles are causing damage to your Norwalk landscaping and you need Gopher Extermination service call Rodent Guys to rescue your yard.  Our Gopher Extermination service in Norwalk, 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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Any gopher control Norwalk Ca . needs is from the pocket gopher that is exactly the same as a gopher. A large amount of destruction will be to new plants because immature, un-established therefore it would not take a lot gnawing for the gopher to destroy or eat it. Lawn is additionally seriously effected by gophers with damage from both feeding on of the lawn and the dirt shoved at the top in addition to residing on the turf which usually smothers it.

Big trees will take chewing for a little bit so no worries. Smaller trees may be destroyed by a gopher promptly since the roots supplying the life to the tree are young. You will see certain branches of trees or bushes continue to die out whenever gophers are damaging it. This is a result of the roots giving life to that portion of the plant is impaired or killed by the gopher and no longer providing life to that section of the plant you will be raising.

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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 tell them apart from other tunneling rodents like  voles.  They can dig one to three mounds every day leading to why you want to eradicate gophers immediately on your yard.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is commonly done by a gopher specialist pest control company with background in how to remove gophers for your home.  Always check that they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not merely a structural license.

Damage and why we need Removal

Gophers eat plants, roots of trees, ornamental flowers and vegetables on your garden – if it’s a plant they probably will eatwll consume|like} it.  Most damage is to new vegetation 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 effected by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the lawn and the soil pushed up and sitting on the turf which smothers it.

Mature trees can take gnawing for a while so not to worry.  Smaller trees can be killed by a gopher in a short time because the root system supplying the nutrients to the tree are undeveloped.  You will notice certain branches of trees or bushes start to dry out when gophers are eating 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 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 methods that a home owner can use with some success. Burrow Blasting is usually done by a company dedicated to gophers (we have a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) because of the expense of the machine.

Burrow fumigants are very effective 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 tools store which are not very effective.

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

Using water to flush them out 

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 attempt to flood the gopher with a garden hose in the opening.  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 start to be concerned about the water bill in Norwalk and shut off the water off.

Repellers 

No repellents in Norwalk 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.

Keep gophers out of your yard 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. Eventually gophers find a way in. 

Raised planter beds can be protected by fixing 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 Norwalk property, they are allowed to be controled by any legal means. 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 registered for gophers on the product label and follow the instructions carefully.

 Rodent Guys Rodent Services

We will come out to provide Gopher Extermination services in Norwalk 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 novice, we have a lot of experience with it.

Gopher Pest Control at it's best

Captured two Gophers

This is head honcho of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with two gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one controlled with poison.  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