Gopher and Mole Control in Placentia, CA
When rodents like gophers are causing damage to your Placentia landscape and you need Gopher Pest Control service call Rodent Guys to save your landscaping. Our Gopher Pest Control service in Placentia, CA is available with pet friendly methods with well trained technicians. Please dial us at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.
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A gopher control Placentia California needs is from the pocket gopher that is exactly the same thing as a gopher. Just about all destruction is to new plants being that they are young, un-established and it does not require a lot gnawing for one gopher to destroy or consume it. Lawn can be highly impacted by gophers with damages from both feeding on from the grass and the soil moved on the top and staying on top of the lawn that smothers it.
Big trees usually takes eating for a little bit so don’t worry. Smaller trees may be destroyed by way of gopher right away considering that the roots offering the life for the tree are young. You discover certain limbs of trees or bushes begin to die out when gophers are harming them. This is due to the roots issuing life for that an area of the plant is compromised or killed because of the gopher and no longer supplying life for that part of the plant you will be raising.
How Do I Know if I need service?
Pocket gopher burrows are normally plugged like in the picture above. This helps to tell them apart from other tunneling rodents like voles. They can create one to three mounds per day leading to why you want to eradicate gophers immediately on your home. Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is usually done by a qualified pest control company with knowledge of how to remove 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 structural license.
Damage and why we need Removal
Gophers eat 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 plants because they are small, un-established and it doesn’tdoes not} take a lot for a gopher to destroy or eat it. Turf is also highly impacted by gophers with damage from both the eating of the lawn and the soil pushed up and sitting on the grass 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 nutrients to the tree are young. You will see certain branches of trees or bushes start to die off when gophers are attacking it. 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 common control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, poison baiting, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are methods that a home owner can use with limited success. Burrow Blasting is usually done by a company dedicated to gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the cost of the machine.
Burrow fumigants are extremely effective but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed technicians like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the smoke bombs from the Home Depot which are seldom successful.
Poison baits available to agriculture pest control operators are much higher concentration 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 flush them to surface
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 attempt to flood the gopher with a hose down the hole. The problem is the water usually never fills up the tunnel system and the gopher simply raises his head above the water line until you begin to worry about the water bill in Placentia and shut it off.
There are no repellents in Placentia 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 authenticated. If they really worked to get rid of gophers you would not be reading this site.
Keeping 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 flower beds can be protected by placing 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 Placentia property, they are allowed to be removed by all allowable method. 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.
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We will come out to provide Gopher Pest Control services in Placentia 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.
This is head honcho of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with two gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one controlled 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