Gopher Pest Control Service Sierra Madre

Gopher Pest Control in Sierra Madre, CA

When gophers or moles are causing damage to your Sierra Madre landscape and need Gopher Pest Control Service service call Rodent Guys to rescue your landscape.  Our Gopher Pest Control Service service in Sierra Madre, CA is available with pet friendly methods by well trained trappers.  Call us at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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A gopher control Sierra Madre California needs is from the pocket gopher that is exactly the same as a gopher. Just about all harm is almost always to new plants simply because they’re immature, un-established and it also won’t require much gnawing for that gopher to eliminate or devour it. Turf is likewise exceptionally impacted by gophers with destruction from both eating from the lawn plus the soil forced on top in addition to staying on top of the turf which in turn smothers it.

Big trees usually takes eating for a little bit so don’t worry. Smaller trees are usually destroyed by way of gopher immediately because roots offering the life to the tree are young. You discover particular limbs of trees or bushes continue to die out when gophers are damaging them. This is caused by the roots giving life to that an area of the plant is damaged or killed because of the gopher and no longer supplying life for that section of the plant you will 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 stuffed wth dirt like in the picture above. This helps to tell them apart from other burrowing rodents like  moles.  They can make 1-3 mounds a day reason behind the fact of why you want to eradicate gophers right away on your yard.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is commonly done by a gopher specialist pest control company with experience with how to eliminate gophers for your yard.  Always check that they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not merely a structural license.

Damage and why we need Removal

Gophers consume plants, roots of trees, ornamental flowers and vegetables on your lawn – if it’s a plant they probably will eatwll consume|like} it.  Most damage is to new plants because they are young, un-established and it doesn’tdoes not} take a lot for a gopher to destroy or consume it.  Turf is also very effected by gophers with damage from both the eating of the lawn and the dirt pushed on top and staying on the grass which smothers it.

Mature trees can take gnawing for a while so not to panic.  Smaller trees can be destroyed 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 start to die off when gophers are eating them.  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, bait, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are techniques that a home owner can use with some success. Burrow Blasting is typically operated by a service serious about gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the cost of the blaster.

Burrow fumigants are extremely effective but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed professionals like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the smoke bombs from the plant store which are not very effective.

Poison baits used by agriculture pest control professionals are much higher concentration and effective than what is obtainable to a homeowner.  The main reason to hire a gopher expert is the knowledge of what technique to use for each property and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective removal of gophers.

Using water to wash them to surface 

Flooding can work 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 water holse down the hole.  The problem is the water usually never fills up the burrow and the gopher simply raises his head above the water line until you begin to think about about the cost of water in Sierra Madre and shut off the water off.

Repellent 

No repellents in Sierra Madre 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 no one would be reading this site including you.

Keeping gophers out of your garden 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 provide short-term control. Eventually gophers find a way in. 

Above ground planter beds can be protected by placing 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 Sierra Madre property, they are allowed to be removed 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 Rodent Services

Rodent Guys will come out to provide Gopher Pest Control Service services in Sierra Madre 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 head honcho of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with two 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