Gopher Pest Control La Habra Heights

Gopher Pest Removal in La Habra Heights, CA

If gophers or moles are damaging your La Habra Heights landscape and you need Gopher Pest Control service call Rodent Guys to rescue your yard.  Our Gopher Pest Control service in La Habra Heights, CA is available using pet friendly methods by well trained trappers.  We can be reached at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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Any gopher control La Habra Heights Ca . needs is from the pocket gopher that is exactly the same thing as a gopher. A lot of destruction is almost always to new plants simply because they’re immature, un-established plus it doesn’t require very much gnawing for the gopher to eliminate or devour it. Turf can be seriously impacted by gophers with damages from both eating of the turf plus the dirt moved at the top along with staying on top of the lawn in which smothers it.

Big trees could take biting for a while so not to worry. Smaller trees could be killed by a gopher quickly simply because the roots supplying the life for your tree are immature. You might find distinct limbs of trees or bushes start to die out when ever gophers are destroying them. This is a result of the roots supplying life for that an area of the plant is compromised or killed by the gopher and without any longer giving life to that section of the plant you might be raising.

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 filled with dirt like in the picture above. This helps to set them apart from other burrowing rodents like  moles.  They can create 1-3 mounds per day which is why you want to eliminate gophers immediately on your yard.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is normally done by a qualified pest control company with experience with how to eliminate gophers for your house.  Always ensure 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 eat plants, tree roots, 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.  Lawn is also highly impacted by gophers with damage from both the eating of the lawn and the dirt pushed on top and staying on the lawn which kills it.

Mature trees can take gnawing 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 see certain branches of trees or bushes begin to dry out when gophers are damaging 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 tree you are growing in.

The best control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, poison baiting, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are techniques that a property owner can use with some success. Burrow Blasting is typically operated by a service serious about gophers (we have a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) because of the expense of the machine.

Burrow fumigants are very useful 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 plant store which are seldom successful.

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 technique to use for each situation and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective removal 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 escape.  On your property you are going to try to flood the gopher with a water holse down the opening.  The problem is the water usually never fills up the burrow and the gopher simply raises his nose above the water line until you start to think about about the water bill in La Habra Heights and shut off the water off.

Repellers 

No repellents in La Habra Heights 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 lawn 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 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 La Habra Heights property, they are allowed to be taken by any legal means. Allowable methods 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 Gopher Services

We will come out to provide Gopher Pest Control services in La Habra Heights 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 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 head honcho of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with two gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one removed 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