Gopher and Mole Control in Downey, CA
When moles or gophers are damaging your Downey landscaping and you need Gopher Pest Control service call Rodent Guys to rescue your yard. Our Gopher Pest Control service in Downey, CA is available 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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Any gopher control Downey California needs is from the pocket gopher that is the same thing as a gopher. Just about all damage is almost always to new plants because they are young, un-established therefore it would not require much gnawing for the gopher to eliminate or eat it. Grass can also be exceptionally impacted by gophers with destruction from both the feeding on from the grass and also the soil shoved on top in addition to staying on the lawn which in turn smothers it.
Big trees could take chewing for a while so don’t worry. Smaller trees are usually destroyed by way of gopher right away simply because the roots supplying the life for your tree are young. You might find distinct limbs of trees or bushes continue to die when ever gophers are damaging it. This is the result of the roots issuing life for that portion of the plant is compromised or destroyed from the gopher and without any longer providing life for that part of the plant you happen to be growing.
How Do I Know if I need service?
Pocket gopher burrows are normally filled with dirt like in the picture above. This helps to tell them apart from other tunneling rodents like voles. They can make 1-3 mounds every day reason behind the fact of why you want to get rid of gophers immediately on your yard. Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is commonly done by a professional pest control company with background in how to eliminate gophers for your yard. Always make sure 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 reasons we need Removal
Gophers consume plants, tree roots, ornamental flowers and vegetables on your lawn – if it’s a plant they most likely will eatwll consume|like} it. Most damage is to new plants 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 effected by gophers with damage from both the eating of the turf and the dirt pushed on top and sitting on the turf which kills it.
Large 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 start to die off when gophers are attacking 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 tree you are growing in.
The best control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, 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 usually performed by a company serious about gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the cost of the machine.
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 Lowes which are not very effective.
Poison baits available to agriculture pest control operators are much higher concentration and effective than what is obtainable to a homeowner. The main reason to hire a gopher expert is the knowledge 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 out
Flooding can work on farms where the entire 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 hose in the opening. The problem is the water usually never fills up the burrow and the gopher simply raises his head above the water line until you begin to think about about the cost of water in Downey and shut it off.
There are no repellents in Downey 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 protection, but these claims have never been authenticated. 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 projects. Any large project, such as placing fencing around the area of your backyard would cost too much. Plus this would at best only offer short-term control. Eventually gophers find a way in.
Above ground 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 prior to adding soil in your yard.
Calif DFG position
When gophers are causing damage to you Downey property, they are allowed to be removed by any legal means. Allowable methods 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.
Rodent Guys Rodent Company
We will come out to provide Gopher Pest Control services in Downey using the best methods based on each property such as fumigation. Depending on tunnel locations poison baits are used instead of fumigation of tunnels. Gopher Pest Control is a tough job for the beginner, we have a lot of experience with it.
This is head honcho of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with two gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one removed with poison. 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