Gopher Exterminator Irwindale

Gopher Control in Irwindale, CA

If gophers or moles are causing damage to your Irwindale property and you need Gopher Exterminator service call Rodent Guys to save your yard.  Our Gopher Exterminator service in Irwindale, 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.

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A gopher control Irwindale California needs is from the pocket gopher that is exactly the same thing as a gopher. The majority destruction will be to new plants as they are young, un-established but it does not take a good deal gnawing for that gopher to eliminate or consume it. Turf is additionally highly effected by gophers with damages from both eating of the lawn plus the earth pushed at the top and staying on the turf which will smothers it.

Giant trees could take nibbling for a while so not to worry. Smaller trees could very well be destroyed by the gopher promptly because the roots offering the life to the tree are young. You will see particular branches of trees or bushes begin to die out whenever gophers are harming it. This is caused by the roots giving life for that section of the plant is damaged or destroyed from the gopher and without any longer providing life to that part of the plant you might be raising.

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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 dig one to three mounds every day leading to why you want to remove gophers immediately on your landscape.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is typically done by a gopher specialist pest control company with experience with how to eliminate gophers for your lawn.  Always make sure they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not only a structural license.

Destruction and why we need Removal

Gophers eat plants, tree roots, flowers and vegetables on your lawn – if it’s a plant they probably 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 consume it.  Turf is also very impacted by gophers with damage from both the eating of the grass and the dirt pushed on top and staying on the lawn which kills it.

Mature 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 life to the tree are undeveloped.  You will notice certain branches of trees or bushes start to die off when gophers are attacking them.  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 life to that part of the tree you are growing in.

The common control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, baiting, 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 usually operated by a service dedicated to gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) because of the expense of the blaster.

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 flares from the Home Depot which are not very effective.

Poison baits available to agriculture pest control operators are much higher concentration 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 control of gophers.

Using water to force them to surface 

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 hose in the opening.  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 start to be concerned about the water bill in Irwindale and shut it off.

Repellers 

There are no repellents in Irwindale 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 protection, 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.

Keep gophers out of your yard using physical barriers can be effective for small projects. Any large project, such as placing fencing around the perimeter of your backyard would be cost prohibitive. 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 fixing 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 Irwindale property, they are allowed to be removed 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.

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We will come out to provide Gopher Exterminator services in Irwindale using the best methods based on each situation such as fumigation.  Depending on tunnel locations 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 two 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