Gopher Control in Van Nuys, CA
If moles or gophers are damaging your Van Nuys property and you need Gopher Extermination service call Rodent Guys to save your landscaping. Our Gopher Extermination service in Van Nuys, CA is available with pet friendly methods with well trained techs. Please dial us at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.
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A gopher control Van Nuys Ca . needs is from the pocket gopher which is exactly the same thing as a gopher. Most damages is to new plants since they’re young, un-established and it also does not take a good deal gnawing for the gopher to destroy or consume it. Turf can also be highly effected by gophers with damage from both eating of the turf along with the soil pushed on top as well as staying on the turf that smothers it.
Giant trees will take gnawing for a little bit so no worries. Smaller trees could be killed by the gopher right away because the roots supplying the life to the tree are young. You will see certain limbs of trees or bushes start to die when ever gophers are damaging them. This is the result of the roots supplying life to that part of the plant is impaired or destroyed from the gopher and without any longer providing life to that part of the plant you are growing.
How Do I Know if I need service?
Pocket gopher burrows are usually filled with dirt like in the picture above. This helps to differentiate them from other burrowing rodents like ground squirrels. They can create one to three mounds per day reason behind the fact of why you want to eliminate gophers immediately on your landscape. Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is normally done by a professional pest control company with background in how to remove gophers for your yard. Always check that they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not only a structural license.
Damage and why we need Removal
Gophers consume plants, roots of trees, flowers and vegetables on your yard – 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 does not} take much for a gopher to destroy or eat it. Lawn is also highly effected by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the lawn and the soil pushed up and sitting on the grass which smothers it.
Mature trees can take chewing for a while 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 notice certain branches of trees or bushes start to dry out when gophers are damaging it. 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 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 options that a home owner can use with limited success. Burrow Blasting is typically performed by a company serious about gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) because of the cost of the equipment.
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 nursery which are not very effective.
Poison baits available to agriculture pest control companies are much higher strength and effective than what is available to a homeowner. The main reason to hire a gopher expert is the knowledge of what technique to use for each situation and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective removal of gophers.
Using water to wash them out
Flooding can work on farms where the entire crop area is flooded and there is nowhere for a gopher to go. On your property you are going to attempt to flood the gopher with a hose 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 begin to worry about the cost of water in Van Nuys and shut off the water off.
No repellents in Van Nuys 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 garden using physical barriers can be effective for small areas. Any large project, such as placing fencing around the perimeter of your backyard would cost too much. Plus this would at best only offer short-term control. Eventually 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 Van Nuys property, they are allowed to be taken by any legal means. Allowable ways 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 Rodent Company
Rodent Guys will come out to provide Gopher Extermination services in Van Nuys using the best ways based on each property such as fumigation. Depending on tunnel locations 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.
This is founder of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with 2 gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one removed 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