Gopher Pest Control Service Hacienda Heights

Gopher and Mole Control in Hacienda Heights, CA

When gophers or moles are causing damage at your Hacienda Heights property and you need Gopher Pest Control Service service call Rodent Guys to rescue your landscape.  Our Gopher Pest Control Service service in Hacienda Heights, CA is offered with pet friendly methods by 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 Hacienda Heights Ca . needs is from the pocket gopher which is the same thing as a gopher. A large amount of destruction is to new plants since they are immature, un-established therefore it would not require very much gnawing for one gopher to destroy or consume it. Lawn can also be exceptionally impacted by gophers with destruction from both feeding of the turf plus the earth moved on top and residing on top of the lawn which often smothers it.

Big trees will take nibbling for a while so don’t worry. Smaller trees may be killed because of a gopher promptly since the roots supplying the life for your tree are young. You will see particular limbs of trees or bushes begin to die any time gophers are destroying it. This is caused by the roots supplying life for that an area of the plant is weakened or destroyed by the gopher and without any longer giving life for that part of the plant that you are 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 plugged like in the picture above. This helps to differentiate them from other tunneling rodents like  voles.  They can make one to three 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 normally done by a qualified pest control company with background in how to kill 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.

Destruction and reasons we need Removal

Gophers eat plants, roots of trees, 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 young, un-established and it doesn’tdoes not} take much for a gopher to destroy or eat it.  Grass is also highly impacted by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the lawn and the dirt pushed on top and sitting on the grass which smothers it.

Big trees can take chewing for a little bit so not to worry.  Smaller trees can be killed 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 eating 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 plant you are growing in.

The most effective control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, baiting, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are techniques that a home owner can use with limited success. Burrow Blasting is typically operated by a service dedicated to 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 technicians like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the flares from the Home Depot which are seldom successful.

Poison baits available to agriculture pest control companies 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 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 be effective 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 typically never fills up the tunnel system and the gopher simply raises his nose above the water line until you start to worry about the water bill in Hacienda Heights and shut off the water off.

Repellent 

There are no repellents in Hacienda Heights 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 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 areas. Any large project, such as placing fencing around the area of your backyard would be cost prohibitive. Plus this would at best only offer short-term control. At some point gophers find a way in. 

Raised 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 before filling with soil in your yard.

Calif DFG position 

 When gophers are causing damage to you Hacienda Heights 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 labeld for gophers on the product label and follow the instructions carefully.

 Rodent Guys Gopher Services

Rodent Guys will come out to provide Gopher Pest Control Service services in Hacienda Heights using the best ways based on each property 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 head honcho of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with 2 gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one removed with strychnine.  Nick and his team of Gopher Pest Control Service experts will be showing off 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