Gopher Pest Control Service La Mirada

Gopher Control in La Mirada, CA

When moles or gophers are damaging your La Mirada landscaping and need Gopher Pest Control Service service call Rodent Guys to rescue your yard.  Our Gopher Pest Control Service service in La Mirada, CA is available with pet friendly methods with well trained technicians.  Call us at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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A gopher control La Mirada Ca . needs is from the pocket gopher that is the same as a gopher. A lot of damage will be to new plants because they’re immature, un-established but it does not take a lot of gnawing for the gopher to eliminate or feed on it. Grass can be seriously effected by gophers with destruction from both the consuming of the turf along with the dirt shoved on top and staying on top of the lawn which often smothers it.

Big trees can take gnawing for a little bit so don’t worry. Smaller trees are generally killed by way of gopher quickly given that the roots offering the life for your tree are young. You might find particular branches of trees or bushes begin to die out any time gophers are destroying them. This is caused by the roots supplying life for that area of the plant is harmed or destroyed by your gopher and no longer supplying life to that section of the plant you will 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 almost always filled with dirt like in the picture above. This helps to set them apart from other tunneling rodents like  voles.  They can make 1-3 mounds a day leading to why you want to get rid of gophers right away on your landscape.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is normally done by a gopher specialist pest control company with knowledge of how to kill gophers for your home.  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 reasons we need Removal

Gophers eat plants, tree roots, ornamental flowers and vegetables on your garden – 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 does not} take much for a gopher to destroy or consume it.  Grass is also very effected by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the turf and the soil pushed on top and staying on the lawn which kills it.

Big trees can take gnawing for a little bit 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 undeveloped.  You will see certain branches of trees or bushes begin 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 life 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 usually performed by a service dedicated to gophers (we have a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the cost of the equipment.

Burrow fumigants are extremely effective but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed professionals like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the smoke bombs from the Lowes which are seldom successful.

Poison baits used by agriculture pest control professionals 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 method to use for each situation and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective removal of gophers.

Using water to wash them to surface 

Flooding can be effective on farms where the whole crop area is flooded and there is nowhere for a gopher to go.  On your property you are going to try 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 nose above the water line until you start to worry about the cost of water in La Mirada and shut off the water off.

Repellers 

There are no repellents in La Mirada 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.

Keep 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 give 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 La Mirada property, they are allowed to be killed by any legal means. Allowable ways 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

We will come out to provide Gopher Pest Control Service services in La Mirada using the best methods based on each property such as fumigation.  Depending on tunnel locations poison baits are used in place 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 two gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one killed with strychnine.  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