Gopher Pest Control Service Pasadena

Gopher Control in Pasadena, CA

If moles or gophers are damaging your Pasadena landscaping and you need Gopher Pest Control Service service call Rodent Guys to rescue your yard.  Our Gopher Pest Control Service service in Pasadena, CA is offered using pet friendly methods by well trained technicians.  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 Pasadena Ca . needs is from the pocket gopher which is exactly the same as a gopher. Just about all destruction is to new plants being that they are immature, un-established and it would not require a great deal of gnawing for the gopher to eliminate or consume it. Turf can also be highly effected by gophers with damages from both eating on the grass plus the dirt forced on top and staying on top of the grass in which smothers it.

Big trees will take chewing for a while so not to worry. Smaller trees could very well be killed by a gopher quickly since the roots offering the life to the tree are immature. You will quickly realize certain limbs of trees or bushes start to die whenever gophers are harming it. This is caused by the roots giving life for that an area of the plant is damaged or killed by your gopher and no longer providing life to 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 almost always plugged like in the picture above. This helps to set them apart from other burrowing rodents like  moles.  They can dig 1-3 mounds a day reason behind the fact of why you want to get rid of gophers immediately on your home.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is typically done by a qualified pest control company with experience with how to kill gophers for your yard.  Always make sure they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not only a structural license.

Damage and reasons we need Removal

Gophers consume plants, tree roots, flowers and vegetables on your lawn – if it’s a plant they most likely will eatwll consume|like} it.  Most damage is to new vegetation because they are small, un-established and it doesn’tdoes not} take much for a gopher to destroy or consume it.  Lawn is also very impacted by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the turf and the soil pushed up and staying on the lawn which smothers it.

Big trees can take gnawing for a while so not to panic.  Smaller trees can be destroyed by a gopher right away because the roots supplying the life to the tree are young.  You will notice certain branches of trees or bushes start to dry out when gophers are eating them.  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, bait, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are options that a home owner can use with some success. Burrow Blasting is normally operated by a company dedicated to gophers (we have 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 professionals like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the flares from the Home Depot which are not very effective.

Poison baits available to agriculture pest control operators are much higher concentration and effective than what is obtainable to a homeowner.  The main reason to hire a gopher expert is the experience of what method to use for each property and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective control of gophers.

Using water to flush them to surface 

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 attempt to flood the gopher with a garden hose down the opening.  The problem is the water typically never fills up the tunnel system and the gopher simply raises his head above the water line until you start to panic about the cost of water in Pasadena and shut it off.

Repellers 

No repellents in Pasadena available at the present time that have been shown 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.

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 cost too much. 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 attaching a 1/4 inch galvanized hardware cloth below 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 Pasadena property, they are allowed to be killed by any legal means. Allowable ways 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 registered 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 Pasadena using the best ways based on each situation such as fumigation.  Depending on where tunnels are located poison baits are used in place 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 head honcho 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 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