Gopher Exterminator Lakewood

Gopher Removal in Lakewood, CA

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

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A gopher control Lakewood Ca . needs is from the pocket gopher that is exactly the same thing as a gopher. Most harm is to new plants because immature, un-established and it does not require a great deal gnawing for the gopher to eliminate or eat it. Lawn can be exceptionally impacted by gophers with damage from both the feeding on from the turf and also the soil shoved at the top and residing on the grass which smothers it.

Big trees usually takes chewing for a while so not to worry. Smaller trees are generally destroyed because of a gopher immediately since the roots supplying the life to the tree are immature. You might find particular branches of trees or bushes start to die when gophers are harming it. This is a result of the roots giving life to that an area of the plant is damaged or destroyed by the gopher and without any longer providing life to that section of the plant you are growing.

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Gopher Control in Los Angeles, CA

Gopher mounds with exit hole

Gopher Mound

Pocket gopher burrows are normally filled with dirt like in the picture above. This helps to tell them apart from other burrowing rodents like  ground squirrels.  They can dig 1-3 mounds per day which is why you want to remove gophers immediately on your home.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is typically done by a professional pest control company with knowledge of how to get rid of gophers for your home.  Always make sure they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not merely a license for structural pest control.

Damage and reasons we need Removal

Gophers eat 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 plants because they are young, un-established and it doesn’tdoes not} take much for a gopher to destroy or eat it.  Turf is also highly impacted by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the turf and the soil pushed up and sitting on the lawn which smothers it.

Big trees can take chewing for a while so not to worry.  Smaller trees can be destroyed by a gopher right away because the root system supplying the life to the tree are young.  You will see certain branches of trees or bushes begin to die off when gophers are damaging 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 nutrients to that part of the plant 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 options that a home owner can use with limited success. Burrow Blasting is typically operated by a service serious about gophers (we have a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) because of the cost of the blaster.

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

Poison baits used by agriculture pest control operators are much higher strength 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 control of gophers.

Using water to wash them to surface 

Flooding can work on farms where the whole 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 be concerned about the water bill in Lakewood and shut off the water off.

Repellent 

No repellents in Lakewood 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 relief, 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 yard 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 give short-term control. Eventually gophers find a way in. 

Above ground planter 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 Lakewood property, they are allowed to be controled 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 registered for gophers on the product label and follow the instructions carefully.

 Rodent Guys Rodent Company

We will come out to provide Gopher Exterminator services in Lakewood using the best methods based on each property such as fumigation.  Depending on tunnel locations poison baits are used in place 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 owner 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 holding 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