Gopher Exterminator Arcadia

Gopher Control in Arcadia, CA

If gophers or moles are damaging your Arcadia property and need Gopher Exterminator service call Rodent Guys to rescue your landscaping.  Our Gopher Exterminator service in Arcadia, CA is available with pet friendly methods with well trained technicians.  Call us at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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A gopher control Arcadia Ca needs is from the pocket gopher that is the exact same as a gopher. Almost all destruction is to new plants as they are immature, un-established plus it would not require a lot of gnawing for a gopher to destroy or feed on it. Grass is also highly impacted by gophers with damages from both feeding of the grass and the earth forced on the top along with residing on top of the lawn which usually smothers it.

Giant trees takes eating for a little bit so no worries. Smaller trees can be killed by way of gopher right away since the roots offering the life to the tree are immature. You will see certain limbs of trees or bushes continue to die out any time gophers are destroying it. This is caused by the roots issuing life for that part of the plant is damaged or destroyed by the gopher and no longer providing life for that section of the plant you are 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 filled with dirt like in the picture above. This helps to differentiate them from other tunneling rodents like  moles.  They can make one to three mounds every day leading to why you want to eliminate gophers immediately on your yard.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is typically done by a professional pest control company with knowledge of how to kill gophers for your house.  Always ensure they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not just a structural license.

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 vegetation because they are young, un-established and it does not} take much for a gopher to destroy or consume it.  Grass is also very effected by gophers with damage from both the eating of the turf and the dirt pushed on top and staying on the lawn which kills it.

Big trees can take gnawing for a little bit so not to panic.  Smaller trees can be destroyed by a gopher right away because the root system supplying the nutrients to the tree are undeveloped.  You will notice certain branches of trees or bushes begin to dry out 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 nutrients to that part of the tree you are growing in.

The most effective control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, poison baiting, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are techniques that a home owner can use with limited success. Burrow Blasting is normally done by a service serious about gophers (we have a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the cost of the blaster.

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

Poison baits used by agriculture pest control professionals 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 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 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 water holse down the opening.  The problem is the water typically never fills up the burrow and the gopher simply raises his nose above the water line until you start to panic about the water bill in Arcadia and shut off the water off.

Repellers 

No repellents in Arcadia available at the present time that have been shown to provide good Gopher Exterminator. Several plants, such as gopher purge and cantor bean have been said to offer relief, but these claims have never been authenticated.   If they really worked to get rid of gophers no one would be reading this site including you.

Keeping gophers out of your garden using physical barriers can be effective for small projects. Any large project, such as placing fencing around the perimeter of your backyard would cost too much. Plus this would at best only provide short-term control. Eventually gophers find a way in. 

Above ground flower 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 Arcadia property, they are allowed to be taken by all allowable method. Allowable ways 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 Rodent Services

We will come out to provide Gopher Exterminator services in Arcadia using the best methods based on each property such as fumigation.  Depending on where tunnels are located poison baits are used instead of fumigation of tunnels.  Gopher Exterminator 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 Exterminator 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