Gopher Exterminator Glendora

Gopher and Mole Control in Glendora, CA

When rodents like gophers are damaging your Glendora property and need Gopher Exterminator service call Rodent Guys to rescue your yard.  Our Gopher Exterminator service in Glendora, CA is offered using pet friendly methods by well trained technicians.  We can be reached at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

60-day Guarantee Gopher / Mole Service

Any gopher control Glendora Ca needs is from the pocket gopher that is the same as a gopher. The majority destruction is almost always to new plants considering they are immature, un-established and so it won’t take a good deal gnawing for the gopher to destroy or devour it. Turf is also highly effected by gophers with damages from both feeding from the lawn along with the soil forced on top in addition to residing on top of the grass in which smothers it.

Giant trees normally takes chewing for a little bit so not to worry. Smaller trees could be destroyed by the gopher right away considering that the roots supplying the life for your tree are young. You might find distinct limbs of trees or bushes continue to die out any time gophers are damaging it. This is due to the roots giving life for that section of the plant is harmed or destroyed by the gopher and no longer providing life to that part of the plant you are 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 usually stuffed wth dirt like in the picture above. This helps to tell them apart from other burrowing rodents like  ground squirrels.  They can make 1-3 mounds a day which is 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 knowledge of how to remove gophers for your house.  Always ensure they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not only a structural license.

Destruction and reasons we need Removal

Gophers consume plants, roots of trees, 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 small, un-established and it doesn’tdoes not} take a lot for a gopher to destroy or eat it.  Lawn is also highly effected by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the turf and the dirt pushed on top and sitting on the turf which kills it.

Large trees can take chewing for a while so not to panic.  Smaller trees can be killed by a gopher right away because the roots supplying the nutrients to the tree are young.  You will see 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 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 some success. Burrow Blasting is normally operated by a company serious about gophers (we have a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the expense of the equipment.

Burrow fumigants are very effective but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed techs like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the smoke bombs from the Lowes which are not very effective.

Poison baits used by 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 technique to use for each property and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective removal of gophers.

Using water to force them out 

Flooding can work on farms where the whole crop area 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 water holse down the hole.  The problem is the water usually never fills up the tunnel system and the gopher simply raises his head above the water line until you start to think about about the water bill in Glendora and shut off the water off.

Repellent 

No repellents in Glendora available at the present time that have been proved to provide good Gopher Exterminator. Several plants, such as gopher purge and cantor bean have been said to offer control, but these claims have never been proved.   If they really worked to get rid of gophers you would not be reading this site.

Keeping 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 be cost prohibitive. Plus this would at best only give short-term control. Eventually gophers find a way in. 

Raised 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 Glendora property, they are allowed to be taken 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 labeld for gophers on the product label and follow the instructions carefully.

 Rodent Guys Rodent Company

Rodent Guys will come out to provide Gopher Exterminator services in Glendora using the best ways 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 controlled 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