Gopher Pest Control Service Mission Hills

Gopher Pest Removal in Mission Hills, CA

If rodents like gophers are damaging your Mission Hills landscape and you need Gopher Pest Control Service service call Rodent Guys to save your yard.  Our Gopher Pest Control Service service in Mission Hills, CA is available with pet friendly methods with well trained techs.  Please dial us at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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Any gopher control Mission Hills Ca . needs is from the pocket gopher that is the same as a gopher. Just about all destruction is almost always to new plants because they’re young, un-established and it also won’t require a good deal gnawing for one gopher to destroy or consume it. Turf is additionally seriously impacted by gophers with destruction from both feeding of the lawn along with the dirt pushed on top and staying on the lawn which unfortunately smothers it.

Giant trees will take gnawing for a little bit so don’t worry. Smaller trees can be killed by way of a gopher quickly because roots offering the life for the tree are young. You will see distinct limbs of trees or bushes start to die whenever gophers are destroying them. This is caused by the roots giving life for that portion of the plant is harmed or destroyed by the gopher and without any longer supplying life for that section of the plant you might 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 normally plugged like in the picture above. This helps to tell them apart from other tunneling rodents like  voles.  They can make one to three mounds a day which is why you want to get rid of gophers immediately on your landscape.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is commonly done by a gopher specialist pest control company with background in how to eradicate gophers for your home.  Always make sure they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not merely a license for structural pest control.

Destruction and why we need Removal

Gophers eat plants, roots of trees, flowers and vegetables on your garden – if it’s a plant they most likely 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 consume it.  Grass is also very impacted by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the lawn and the soil pushed up and sitting on the turf which smothers it.

Mature trees can take chewing for a little bit 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 notice certain branches of trees or bushes begin to die off when gophers are attacking 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 most effective control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, poison, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are techniques that a home owner can use with some success. Burrow Blasting is usually performed by a company dedicated to gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the cost of the machine.

Burrow fumigants are very useful but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed techs like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the smoke bombs from the nursery which are seldom successful.

Poison baits available to agriculture pest control professionals are much higher strength 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 flush them out 

Flooding can be effective on farms where the whole field 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 hose in the hole.  The problem is the water typically never fills up the burrow and the gopher simply raises his head above the water line until you start to worry about the cost of water in Mission Hills and shut it off.

Repellers 

No repellents in Mission Hills 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 proved.   If they really worked to get rid of gophers you would not be reading this site.

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 provide short-term control. At some point 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 Mission Hills property, they are allowed to be controled by all allowable method. 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 registered for gophers on the product label and follow the instructions carefully.

 Rodent Guys Gopher Company

Rodent Guys will come out to provide Gopher Pest Control Service services in Mission Hills 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 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