Gopher Pest Control Service Sunland

Gopher and Mole Control in Sunland, CA

When rodents like gophers are causing damage to your Sunland landscaping and need Gopher Pest Control Service service call Rodent Guys to save your landscape.  Our Gopher Pest Control Service service in Sunland, 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 Sunland Ca . needs is from the pocket gopher which is the exact same as a gopher. A lot of destruction is almost always to new plants simply because they’re immature, un-established and so it does not take much gnawing for a gopher to destroy or feed on it. Lawn is likewise highly impacted by gophers with destruction from both the consuming on the grass along with the earth moved at the top and staying on the turf which usually smothers it.

Big trees normally takes nibbling for a while so don’t worry. Smaller trees may be destroyed by a gopher right away given that the roots supplying the life for your tree are immature. You discover certain branches of trees or bushes begin to die out whenever gophers are harming it. This is a result of the roots giving life to that part of the plant is impaired or destroyed by your gopher and without any longer supplying life to that part 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 plugged like in the picture above. This helps to tell them apart from other burrowing rodents like  moles.  They can dig one to three mounds a day reason behind the fact of why you want to eradicate gophers immediately on your yard.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is typically done by a professional pest control company with background in how to remove gophers for your house.  Always ensure they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not just a structural license.

Damage and reasons we need Removal

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

Big 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 life to the tree are undeveloped.  You will see certain branches of trees or bushes begin to die off when gophers are damaging it.  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 common 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 usually done by a company dedicated to gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) because of the cost of the blaster.

Burrow fumigants are extremely useful but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed experts like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the flares from the tools store which are not very effective.

Poison baits available to agriculture pest control professionals are much higher strength and effective than what is available 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 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 down the opening.  The problem is the water usually never fills up the burrow and the gopher simply raises his head above the water line until you start to be concerned about the water bill in Sunland and shut it off.

Repellent 

No repellents in Sunland 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 proved.   If they really worked to get rid of gophers you would not be reading this site.

Keep gophers out of your lawn using physical barriers can be effective for small areas. Any large project, such as placing fencing around the area of your backyard would cost too much. Plus this would at best only give 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 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 Sunland property, they are allowed to be removed by all allowable method. Allowable methods 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 Gopher Services

Rodent Guys will come out to provide Gopher Pest Control Service services in Sunland using the best methods based on each situation such as fumigation.  Depending on tunnel locations 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 killed with poison.  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