Gopher Pest Control Service Monterey Park

Gopher Pest Control in Monterey Park, CA

When rodents like gophers are causing damage at your Monterey Park property and need Gopher Pest Control Service service call Rodent Guys to save your landscape.  Our Gopher Pest Control Service service in Monterey Park, CA is available using pet friendly methods by well trained techs.  We can be reached at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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A gopher control Monterey Park California needs is from the pocket gopher which is the same thing as a gopher. A large amount of damages is almost always to new plants since they’re young, un-established and it would not take a lot of gnawing for a gopher to destroy or eat it. Turf is seriously effected by gophers with destruction from both feeding on from the turf as well as the dirt moved on the top along with residing on the lawn that smothers it.

Big trees usually takes eating for a little bit so don’t worry. Smaller trees can be killed by a gopher promptly simply because the roots offering the life to your tree are immature. You might find distinct limbs of trees or bushes begin to die off as soon as gophers are damaging it. This is the result of the roots issuing life to that part of the plant is damaged or destroyed from the gopher and no longer supplying life for that part of the plant you will be raising.

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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 burrowing rodents like  voles.  They can create one to three mounds per day leading to why you want to remove gophers immediately on your yard.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is commonly done by a qualified pest control company with background in how to get rid of gophers for your yard.  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.

Damage and reasons we need Removal

Gophers consume plants, tree roots, 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 does not} take a lot for a gopher to destroy or eat it.  Grass is also very impacted by gophers with damage from both the eating of the grass and the soil pushed up and sitting on the turf which kills it.

Big trees can take gnawing 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 begin to dry out when gophers are eating 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 most effective 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 some success. Burrow Blasting is usually operated by a service serious about gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) because of the cost of the equipment.

Burrow fumigants are extremely useful but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed experts like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the flares from the plant store which are seldom successful.

Poison baits available to agriculture pest control operators 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 method to use for each situation and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective control of gophers.

Using water to wash them out 

Flooding can work on farms where the whole 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 garden hose in the hole.  The problem is the water usually never fills up the tunnel system and the gopher simply raises his nose above the water line until you start to think about about the water bill in Monterey Park and shut it off.

Repellers 

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

Keep gophers out of your yard using physical barriers can be effective for small projects. 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. Eventually gophers find a way in. 

Above ground flower 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 prior to adding soil in your yard.

Calif DFG position 

 When gophers are causing damage to you Monterey Park property, they are allowed to be killed by all allowable method. Allowable ways include gopher traps and poison bait used 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 Rodent Company

Rodent Guys will come out to provide Gopher Pest Control Service services in Monterey Park 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 two gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one controlled with poison.  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