Gopher Exterminator Valley Glen

Gopher Pest Removal in Valley Glen, CA

When rodents like gophers are damaging your Valley Glen landscaping and need Gopher Exterminator service call Rodent Guys to save your landscape.  Our Gopher Exterminator service in Valley Glen, CA is available using pet friendly methods by well trained technicians.  Call us at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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A gopher control Valley Glen Ca needs is from the pocket gopher which is exactly the same as a gopher. The majority harm is to new plants considering they are young, un-established and it also does not take a good deal gnawing for a gopher to destroy or eat it. Grass can also be exceptionally impacted by gophers with destruction from both the consuming of the lawn and the soil pushed at the top as well as staying on top of the turf which often smothers it.

Giant trees usually takes gnawing for a while so not to worry. Smaller trees may be destroyed by a gopher right away considering that the roots supplying the life for your tree are immature. You discover distinct limbs of trees or bushes start to die out when ever gophers are destroying it. This is due to the roots providing life to that an area of the plant is harmed or destroyed because of the gopher and without any longer supplying life to that part of the plant you happen to 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 normally stuffed wth dirt like in the picture above. This helps to differentiate them from other burrowing rodents like  ground squirrels.  They can make 1-3 mounds every day reason behind the fact of why you want to remove gophers right away on your yard.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is commonly done by a professional pest control company with knowledge of how to get rid of gophers for your lawn.  Always make sure they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not just a structural license.

Destruction and why we need Removal

Gophers eat plants, tree roots, flowers and vegetables on your yard – if it’s a plant they probably will eatwll consume|like} it.  Most damage is to new vegetation because they are small, un-established and it does not} take a lot for a gopher to destroy or eat it.  Turf is also very impacted by gophers with damage from both the eating of the grass and the dirt pushed up and sitting on the grass which smothers it.

Large trees can take chewing for a little bit so not to worry.  Smaller trees can be destroyed by a gopher in a short time because the roots supplying the life to the tree are undeveloped.  You will notice certain branches of trees or bushes begin to die off when gophers are eating it.  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, 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 service dedicated to gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the expense of the equipment.

Burrow fumigants are extremely effective 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 tools store which are seldom successful.

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 property and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective removal of gophers.

Using water to force them to surface 

Flooding can be effective 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 opening.  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 begin to worry about the cost of water in Valley Glen and shut off the water off.

Repellent 

No repellents in Valley Glen 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 proved.   If they really worked to get rid of gophers no one would be reading this site including you.

Keep gophers out of your garden 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 provide short-term control. At some point gophers find a way in. 

Above ground 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 prior to adding soil in your yard.

Calif DFG position 

 When gophers are causing damage to you Valley Glen property, they are allowed to be controled by any legal means. Allowable ways can include gopher traps and poison bait placed 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 Valley Glen using the best ways based on each situation 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 founder of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with 2 gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one killed 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