Gopher Pest Control Service Azusa

Gopher Pest Removal in Azusa, CA

If gophers or moles are damaging your Azusa property and need Gopher Pest Control Service service call Rodent Guys to save your yard.  Our Gopher Pest Control Service service in Azusa, CA is offered with pet friendly methods by well trained trappers.  Call us at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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A gopher control Azusa Ca . needs is from the pocket gopher that is the same as a gopher. Most damage is almost always to new plants as they are young, un-established and so it won’t take a lot of gnawing for that gopher to eliminate or devour it. Lawn can be exceptionally impacted by gophers with damages from both the consuming from the turf and the earth forced at the top and staying on top of the grass that smothers it.

Giant trees takes biting for a while so not to worry. Smaller trees could be destroyed by way of a gopher immediately because of the roots offering the life to your tree are immature. You discover distinct branches of trees or bushes continue to die when ever gophers are harming them. This is caused by the roots providing life to that area of the plant is weakened or killed because of the gopher and no longer providing life for that section of the plant you happen to 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 stuffed wth dirt like in the picture above. This helps to differentiate them from other tunneling rodents like  ground squirrels.  They can dig 1-3 mounds per day reason behind the fact of why you want to get rid of gophers right away on your home.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is normally done by a professional pest control company with experience with how to eradicate gophers for your home.  Always check that 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 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 does not} take much for a gopher to destroy or eat it.  Turf is also highly impacted by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the lawn 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 them.  This is caused by the roots supplying 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 common control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, bait, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are methods that a property owner can use with limited success. Burrow Blasting is typically done by a company serious about 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 pros like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the flares from the plant store which are not very effective.

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

Using water to wash them to surface 

Flooding can be effective on farms where the whole field 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 begin to panic about the water bill in Azusa and shut off the water off.

Repellent 

No repellents in Azusa available at the present time that have been proved to provide good Gopher Pest Control Service. Several plants, such as gopher purge and cantor bean have been said to offer control, 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.

Keeping gophers out of your garden using physical barriers can be effective for small areas. Any large project, such as placing fencing around the area of your backyard would be cost prohibitive. Plus this would at best only provide short-term control. At some point gophers find a way in. 

Raised flower beds can be protected by placing a 1/4 inch galvanized hardware cloth below 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 Azusa property, they are allowed to be taken 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 registered for gophers on the product label and follow the instructions carefully.

 Rodent Guys Gopher Company

We will come out to provide Gopher Pest Control Service services in Azusa using the best methods based on each situation such as fumigation.  Depending on where tunnels are located poison baits are used instead of fumigation of tunnels.  Gopher Pest Control Service 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 Service 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