Gopher Pest Control Service Norwalk

Gopher and Mole Control in Norwalk, CA

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

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A gopher control Norwalk Ca needs is from the pocket gopher that is the same thing as a gopher. Most damage is almost always to new plants because young, un-established and it also won’t require a good deal gnawing for that gopher to eliminate or consume it. Lawn is additionally seriously impacted by gophers with destruction from both the feeding from the grass and the soil pushed at the top along with residing on top of the grass which in turn smothers it.

Giant trees can take nibbling for a while so not to worry. Smaller trees may be destroyed by the gopher immediately because the roots supplying the life to your tree are young. You will quickly realize certain branches of trees or bushes continue to die whenever gophers are destroying it. This is a result of the roots issuing life for that section of the plant is weakened or destroyed by your gopher and no longer giving life for that section of the plant you might 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 usually filled with dirt like in the picture above. This helps to tell them apart from other burrowing rodents like  moles.  They can create 1-3 mounds every day leading to why you want to eradicate gophers right away on your landscape.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is typically done by a qualified pest control company with knowledge of how to eradicate gophers for your yard.  Always make sure they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not just a license for structural pest control.

Damage and reasons we need Removal

Gophers consume plants, roots of trees, 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 doesn’tdoes not} take much for a gopher to destroy or consume it.  Lawn is also highly impacted by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the grass and the soil pushed up and sitting on the turf which smothers it.

Large trees can take gnawing for a while so not to worry.  Smaller trees can be destroyed by a gopher in a short time because the root system supplying the life to the tree are undeveloped.  You will notice certain branches of trees or bushes begin 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 plant 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 techniques that a property owner can use with limited success. Burrow Blasting is usually performed by a service serious about gophers (we have a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the expense of the machine.

Burrow fumigants are extremely effective but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed technicians like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the smoke bombs 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 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 control 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 opening.  The problem is the water typically never fills up the burrow and the gopher simply raises his nose above the water line until you start to worry about the water bill in Norwalk and shut it off.

Repellers 

There are no repellents in Norwalk 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 no one would be reading this site including you.

Keeping gophers out of your lawn 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. At some point gophers find a way in. 

Raised flower beds can be protected by attaching a 1/4 inch galvanized hardware cloth below 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 Norwalk property, they are allowed to be taken by any legal means. Allowable methods can 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 Gopher Services

We will come out to provide Gopher Pest Control Service services in Norwalk using the best ways 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 beginner, we have a lot of experience with it.

Gopher Pest Control at it's best

Captured two Gophers

This is founder of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with 2 gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one removed with bait.  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