Gopher Pest Control Service San Gabriel

Gopher and Mole Control in San Gabriel, CA

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

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Any gopher control San Gabriel Ca needs is from the pocket gopher that is the exact same as a gopher. Most destruction is almost always to new plants because they’re immature, un-established therefore it does not require much gnawing for that gopher to destroy or eat it. Lawn can also be exceptionally impacted by gophers with destruction from both the feeding from the turf as well as the dirt pushed on the top and residing on top of the lawn which in turn smothers it.

Big trees could take chewing for a little bit so not to worry. Smaller trees are usually killed by a gopher immediately because roots offering the life for the tree are immature. You will quickly realize particular limbs of trees or bushes continue to die out when gophers are damaging them. This is the result of the roots supplying life to that portion of the plant is harmed or destroyed by the gopher and without any longer providing life for that section of the plant you’re 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 normally stuffed wth dirt like in the picture above. This helps to tell them apart from other burrowing rodents like  ground squirrels.  They can create 1-3 mounds a day reason behind the fact of why you want to eliminate gophers immediately on your home.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is commonly done by a qualified pest control company with experience with how to kill gophers for your home.  Always check that they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not just a license for structural pest control.

Destruction and reasons we need Removal

Gophers eat plants, tree roots, ornamental 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.  Grass is also highly effected by gophers with damage from both the eating of the lawn and the soil pushed up and sitting on the lawn which smothers it.

Mature 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 undeveloped.  You will see certain branches of trees or bushes begin to die off 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 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 techniques that a property owner can use with some success. Burrow Blasting is typically 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 useful but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed pros like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the flares from the plant store which are seldom successful.

Poison baits used by 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 experience of what method to use for each property and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective removal of gophers.

Using water to force 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 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 head above the water line until you begin to think about about the water bill in San Gabriel and shut off the water off.

Repellent 

There are no repellents in San Gabriel 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 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 planter beds can be protected by attaching 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 San Gabriel property, they are allowed to be removed by all allowable method. Allowable ways 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

We will come out to provide Gopher Pest Control Service services in San Gabriel using the best methods 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 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 2 gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one killed 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