Gopher Pest Control Anaheim

Gopher Removal in Anaheim, CA

If moles or gophers are damaging your Anaheim landscape and need Gopher Pest Control service call Rodent Guys to rescue your landscaping.  Our Gopher Pest Control service in Anaheim, CA is offered with pet friendly methods by well trained techs.  Please dial us at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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A gopher control Anaheim Ca needs is from the pocket gopher which is the same as a gopher. Most harm is almost always to new plants since they are immature, un-established and it would not require a lot gnawing for the gopher to destroy or consume it. Lawn is highly impacted by gophers with damages from both the feeding on from the lawn and the dirt pushed on the top as well as staying on the turf which smothers it.

Giant trees takes eating for a little bit so don’t worry. Smaller trees can be killed by way of a gopher quickly because roots supplying the life for your tree are immature. You discover distinct limbs of trees or bushes start to die out whenever gophers are destroying it. This is a result of the roots providing life for that an area of the plant is impaired or killed because of the gopher and without any longer giving life for that part of the plant you might 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 usually plugged like in the picture above. This helps to differentiate them from other burrowing rodents like  ground squirrels.  They can dig one to three mounds every day leading to why you want to eliminate gophers right away on your landscape.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is typically done by a qualified pest control company with knowledge of 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 merely a license for structural pest control.

Damage and reasons we need Removal

Gophers consume plants, tree roots, ornamental 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 doesn’tdoes not} take a lot for a gopher to destroy or eat it.  Lawn is also very impacted by gophers with damage from both the eating of the turf and the soil pushed on top and staying on the lawn which smothers it.

Big trees can take chewing for a while so not to panic.  Smaller trees can be destroyed by a gopher in a short time because the root system supplying the nutrients to the tree are undeveloped.  You will notice certain branches of trees or bushes start to dry out when gophers are attacking 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 life to that part of the tree 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 property owner can use with limited success. Burrow Blasting is normally done by a company serious about gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) because of the expense of the equipment.

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

Poison baits available to agriculture pest control operators are much higher strength and effective than what is available to a homeowner.  The main reason to hire a gopher expert is the knowledge of what method to use for each property and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective removal of gophers.

Using water to wash them out 

Flooding can be effective on farms where the whole crop area is flooded and there is nowhere for a gopher to go.  On your property you are going to attempt to flood the gopher with a garden hose in the hole.  The problem is the water usually never fills up the burrow and the gopher simply raises his head above the water line until you start to think about about the cost of water in Anaheim and shut it off.

Repellers 

No repellents in Anaheim available at the present time that have been shown 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 authenticated.   If they really worked to get rid of gophers you would not be reading this site.

Keep gophers out of your lawn 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. 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 Anaheim property, they are allowed to be removed by any legal means. Allowable ways 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 labeld for gophers on the product label and follow the instructions carefully.

 Rodent Guys Rodent Company

We will come out to provide Gopher Pest Control services in Anaheim using the best ways based on each situation such as fumigation.  Depending on tunnel locations poison baits are used in place of fumigation of tunnels.  Gopher Pest Control 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 owner of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with 2 gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one killed with bait.  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