Gopher Exterminator Glendale

Gopher and Mole Control in Glendale, CA

When gophers or moles are damaging your Glendale landscape and you need Gopher Exterminator service call Rodent Guys to save your yard.  Our Gopher Exterminator service in Glendale, CA is available using pet friendly methods with well trained trappers.  Call us at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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Any gopher control Glendale Ca . needs is from the pocket gopher which is the exact same as a gopher. A large amount of damages is almost always to new plants since they’re young, un-established and so it won’t take a lot of gnawing for the gopher to eliminate or consume it. Lawn can be exceptionally impacted by gophers with destruction from both feeding on from the turf and the dirt shoved on top as well as residing on the turf in which smothers it.

Big trees can take eating for a while so no worries. Smaller trees could be killed by a gopher right away because of the roots offering the life for your tree are young. You might find particular branches of trees or bushes begin to die any time gophers are destroying it. This is due to the roots giving life to that an area of the plant is damaged or killed by the gopher and no longer giving life to that part of the plant you will be growing.

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 almost always plugged like in the picture above. This helps to differentiate them from other burrowing rodents like  moles.  They can make one to three mounds every day leading to why you want to get rid of gophers right away on your yard.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is normally done by a professional pest control company with experience with how to eradicate gophers for your yard.  Always check that they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not just a license for structural pest control.

Damage and reasons we need Removal

Gophers consume plants, roots of trees, flowers and vegetables on your lawn – if it’s a plant they most likely will eatwll consume|like} it.  Most damage is to new plants because they are small, un-established and it does not} take a lot for a gopher to destroy or eat it.  Lawn is also highly impacted by gophers with damage from both the eating of the lawn and the soil pushed on top and sitting on the grass which kills it.

Mature trees can take gnawing for a little bit so not to panic.  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 begin to dry out when gophers are attacking it.  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 most effective 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 limited success. Burrow Blasting is typically performed by a service dedicated to gophers (we have a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the cost of the machine.

Burrow fumigants are very effective but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed experts like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the flares from the Lowes which are seldom successful.

Poison baits available to 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 knowledge of what method to use for each property and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective control of gophers.

Using water to flush 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 attempt to flood the gopher with a hose down 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 start to think about about the water bill in Glendale and shut it off.

Repellent 

No repellents in Glendale 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 you would not be reading this site.

Keeping 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 give 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 below 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 Glendale property, they are allowed to be removed by any legal means. Allowable ways 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 Gopher Services

Rodent Guys will come out to provide Gopher Exterminator services in Glendale 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 Exterminator 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 killed with poison.  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