Gopher and Mole Control in Orange County, CA
When gophers or moles are causing damage to your Orange County property and you need Gopher Extermination service call Rodent Guys to save your landscaping. Our Gopher Extermination service in Orange County, CA is available using pet friendly methods with well trained techs. Call us at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.
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A gopher control Orange County Ca . needs is from the pocket gopher that is the exact same as a gopher. Just about all destruction is almost always to new plants considering they are immature, un-established and it would not require a great deal gnawing for one gopher to eliminate or feed on it. Lawn can be exceptionally effected by gophers with damages from both the consuming on the lawn along with the earth moved on top along with residing on top of the lawn which often smothers it.
Big trees will take biting for a while so no worries. Smaller trees might be killed by way of a gopher promptly because of the roots offering the life to the tree are young. You discover certain branches of trees or bushes start to die off as soon as gophers are destroying it. This is caused by the roots providing life for that part of the plant is harmed or destroyed because of the gopher and without any longer supplying life to that section of the plant you happen to be raising.
How Do I Know if I need service?
Pocket gopher burrows are normally filled with dirt like in the picture above. This helps to set them apart from other tunneling rodents like voles. They can make 1-3 mounds a day leading to why you want to remove gophers immediately on your yard. Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is typically done by a gopher specialist pest control company with knowledge of how to remove gophers for your yard. 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, 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 vegetation because they are small, un-established and it does not} take a lot for a gopher to destroy or consume it. Turf is also very effected by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the lawn and the soil pushed up and staying on the turf which kills it.
Large trees can take chewing for a little bit so not to panic. Smaller trees can be destroyed by a gopher in a short time because the root system 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 them. 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 tree you are growing in.
The best control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, poison, 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 usually operated by a company serious about gophers (we have a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) because of the cost of the blaster.
Burrow fumigants are extremely 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 plant store which are seldom successful.
Poison baits available to agriculture pest control professionals 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 method to use for each situation and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective removal of gophers.
Using water to force them to surface
Flooding can be effective on farms where the whole 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 hose down the opening. 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 begin to think about about the cost of water in Orange County and shut it off.
There are no repellents in Orange County 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 protection, but these claims have never been authenticated. 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 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 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 Orange County property, they are allowed to be controled by any legal means. Allowable methods 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 Gopher Services
Rodent Guys will come out to provide Gopher Extermination services in Orange County using the best methods 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.
This is owner of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with two gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one killed with poison. 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