Gopher Extermination Pasadena

Gopher Pest Removal in Pasadena, CA

When gophers or moles are damaging your Pasadena landscaping and need Gopher Extermination service call Rodent Guys to save your landscape.  Our Gopher Extermination service in Pasadena, CA is available with pet friendly methods with well trained technicians.  Please dial us at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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A gopher control Pasadena Ca needs is from the pocket gopher which is the same thing as a gopher. Almost all damage is to new plants being that they are young, un-established and it also will not take a good deal gnawing for that gopher to eliminate or eat it. Grass is exceptionally impacted by gophers with damages from both eating on the lawn plus the soil forced on the top along with residing on top of the turf in which smothers it.

Giant trees usually takes biting for a little bit so not to worry. Smaller trees could very well be killed by a gopher quickly because of the roots offering the life to the tree are immature. You might find distinct branches of trees or bushes start to die off as soon as gophers are destroying them. This is caused by the roots providing life to that portion of the plant is compromised or destroyed by your gopher and without any longer providing life to that part 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 stuffed wth dirt like in the picture above. This helps to differentiate them from other burrowing rodents like  moles.  They can dig one to three mounds per day reason behind the fact of why you want to eradicate gophers immediately on your home.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is typically done by a professional pest control company with knowledge of how to remove gophers for your home.  Always make sure 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 reasons we need Removal

Gophers eat plants, tree roots, ornamental flowers and vegetables on your yard – 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 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 on top and staying on the turf which smothers 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 nutrients to the tree are undeveloped.  You will see certain branches of trees or bushes start to die off when gophers are eating them.  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 tree 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 property owner can use with some success. Burrow Blasting is normally operated by a service serious about gophers (we have a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the cost 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 flares from the Home Depot which are seldom successful.

Poison baits available to agriculture pest control operators are much higher concentration 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 property and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective control of gophers.

Using water to force them out 

Flooding can work on farms where the entire 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 water holse in the hole.  The problem is the water usually never fills up the tunnel system and the gopher simply raises his nose above the water line until you begin to think about about the water bill in Pasadena and shut it off.

Repellers 

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

Keep gophers out of your lawn using physical barriers can be effective for small projects. Any large project, such as placing fencing around the area of your backyard would cost too much. Plus this would at best only offer short-term control. At some point gophers find a way in. 

Raised flower beds can be protected by placing a 1/4 inch galvanized hardware cloth under 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 Pasadena property, they are allowed to be removed by any legal means. Allowable methods include gopher traps and poison bait placed 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.

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We will come out to provide Gopher Extermination services in Pasadena using the best ways based on each situation such as fumigation.  Depending on tunnel locations 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 head honcho of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with 2 gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one removed with strychnine.  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