Gopher Exterminator Monterey Hills

Gopher Pest Removal in Monterey Hills, CA

If gophers or moles are causing damage to your Monterey Hills property and need Gopher Exterminator service call Rodent Guys to save your yard.  Our Gopher Exterminator service in Monterey Hills, CA is offered using pet friendly methods by 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 Monterey Hills Ca needs is from the pocket gopher which is the same thing as a gopher. The majority harm is almost always to new plants because they’re young, un-established plus it does not take a great deal gnawing for one gopher to eliminate or consume it. Lawn is likewise highly impacted by gophers with destruction from both eating from the grass and the soil pushed on the top and staying on the lawn that smothers it.

Big trees will take chewing for a while so don’t worry. Smaller trees could very well be killed by a gopher right away because the roots supplying the life for the tree are young. You will quickly realize particular limbs of trees or bushes begin to die when ever gophers are harming it. This is a result of the roots supplying life for that area of the plant is weakened or killed because of the gopher and without any longer giving life for 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  moles.  They can make 1-3 mounds per day reason behind the fact of why you want to eradicate gophers right away on your landscape.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is usually done by a gopher specialist pest control company with knowledge of how to kill gophers for your lawn.  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 consume plants, tree roots, ornamental 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 eat it.  Grass is also highly effected by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the grass and the soil pushed on top and staying on the turf which kills it.

Mature trees can take chewing for a little bit so not to worry.  Smaller trees can be killed by a gopher in a short time because the root system supplying the nutrients to the tree are undeveloped.  You will see certain branches of trees or bushes begin to dry out when gophers are damaging it.  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 plant you are growing in.

The common control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, bait, 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 typically operated by a company serious about gophers (we have a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) because of the cost of the machine.

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

Poison baits used by agriculture pest control companies are much higher strength and effective than what is available to a homeowner.  The main reason to hire a gopher expert is the experience of what technique to use for each situation and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective removal of gophers.

Using water to flush 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 hose in the hole.  The problem is the water typically 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 Monterey Hills and shut off the water off.

Repellent 

There are no repellents in Monterey Hills 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 no one would be reading this site including you.

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 be cost prohibitive. Plus this would at best only provide 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 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 Monterey Hills property, they are allowed to be removed by any legal means. Allowable methods can 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

Rodent Guys will come out to provide Gopher Exterminator services in Monterey Hills 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 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 controlled with poison.  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