Gopher Pest Control Anaheim Hills

Gopher Removal in Anaheim Hills, CA

If rodents like gophers are causing damage to your Anaheim Hills landscape and you need Gopher Pest Control service call Rodent Guys to rescue your landscaping.  Our Gopher Pest Control service in Anaheim Hills, 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 Anaheim Hills California needs is from the pocket gopher that is the same as a gopher. The majority destruction is almost always to new plants being that they are immature, un-established but it does not require a good deal gnawing for the gopher to destroy or eat it. Lawn is likewise highly effected by gophers with damages from both the feeding on on the turf and the earth forced on top along with staying on the lawn which unfortunately smothers it.

Giant trees usually takes biting for a little bit so don’t worry. Smaller trees could very well be killed by a gopher right away because the roots offering the life to your tree are young. You will quickly realize particular limbs of trees or bushes continue to die as soon as gophers are harming it. This is a result of the roots issuing life for that an area of the plant is damaged or destroyed by the gopher and no longer giving life to that part of the plant you happen to be raising.

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Gopher Control in Los Angeles, CA

Gopher mounds with exit hole

Gopher Mound

Pocket gopher burrows are usually plugged like in the picture above. This helps to set them apart from other burrowing rodents like  voles.  They can make 1-3 mounds per day leading to why you want to get rid of gophers right away on your yard.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is usually done by a gopher specialist pest control company with knowledge of how to get rid of gophers for your house.  Always check that they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not just a license for structural pest control.

Damage 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 plants because they are small, un-established and it does not} take much for a gopher to destroy or consume it.  Turf 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 grass which kills it.

Mature trees can take chewing for a while so not to worry.  Smaller trees can be destroyed by a gopher right away because the roots supplying the life to the tree are young.  You will see certain branches of trees or bushes start to die off 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 nutrients to that part of the plant you are growing in.

The best control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, poison, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are options that a home owner can use with some success. Burrow Blasting is typically performed by a service dedicated to gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the expense of the machine.

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 smoke bombs from the tools store which are not very effective.

Poison baits available to 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 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 field 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 burrow and the gopher simply raises his nose above the water line until you begin to worry about the water bill in Anaheim Hills and shut off the water off.

Repellers 

No repellents in Anaheim Hills available at the present time that have been proved to provide good Gopher Pest Control. 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 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. 

Raised flower beds can be protected by attaching 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 Anaheim Hills property, they are allowed to be killed by any legal means. Allowable methods 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 labeld for gophers on the product label and follow the instructions carefully.

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We will come out to provide Gopher Pest Control services in Anaheim Hills using the best methods based on each property such as fumigation.  Depending on where tunnels are located poison baits are used in place of fumigation of tunnels.  Gopher Pest Control 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 removed with strychnine.  Nick and his team of Gopher Pest Control 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