Gopher Pest Control Service Rosemead

Gopher Pest Control in Rosemead, CA

When gophers or moles are causing damage to your Rosemead property and you need Gopher Pest Control Service service call Rodent Guys to rescue your landscaping.  Our Gopher Pest Control Service service in Rosemead, CA is offered with pet friendly methods by 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 Rosemead California needs is from the pocket gopher which is the same thing as a gopher. Almost all destruction will be to new plants since they are immature, un-established but it doesn’t require a good deal gnawing for the gopher to destroy or devour it. Turf can also be exceptionally effected by gophers with destruction from both the eating from the lawn and also the dirt pushed at the top as well as staying on top of the grass which usually smothers it.

Giant trees usually takes gnawing for a while so no worries. Smaller trees can be killed by a gopher right away simply because the roots offering the life for your tree are immature. You will see certain branches of trees or bushes continue to die when ever gophers are destroying them. This is due to the roots giving life for that part of the plant is damaged or destroyed by the gopher and no longer supplying life for 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 usually filled with dirt like in the picture above. This helps to tell them apart from other tunneling rodents like  ground squirrels.  They can make 1-3 mounds a day leading to why you want to eliminate gophers right away on your home.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is usually done by a professional pest control company with knowledge of how to get rid of gophers for your house.  Always make sure they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not only a license for structural pest control.

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 vegetation because they are small, un-established and it does not} take a lot for a gopher to destroy or eat it.  Lawn is also highly effected by gophers with damage from both the eating of the grass and the soil pushed on top and sitting on the turf which smothers it.

Large trees can take chewing for a little bit so not to worry.  Smaller trees can be destroyed by a gopher in a short time because the roots supplying the nutrients to the tree are young.  You will notice certain branches of trees or bushes begin to die off when gophers are damaging 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 tree you are growing in.

The best control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, bait, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are options that a property owner can use with limited success. Burrow Blasting is normally operated by a service dedicated to gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the expense of the equipment.

Burrow fumigants are very effective but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed techs like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the flares from the Lowes which are not very effective.

Poison baits used by agriculture pest control operators 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 property 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 water holse in the opening.  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 worry about the water bill in Rosemead and shut off the water off.

Repellers 

No repellents in Rosemead 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 you would not be reading this site.

Keeping gophers out of your garden using physical barriers can be effective for small areas. 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. 

Raised flower beds can be protected by fixing 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 Rosemead property, they are allowed to be removed by any legal means. Allowable methods 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 Rosemead 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 beginner, 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 strychnine.  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