Gopher and Mole Control in West Covina, CA
If moles or gophers are causing damage at your West Covina landscaping and need Gopher Pest Control Service service call Rodent Guys to save your landscape. Our Gopher Pest Control Service service in West Covina, CA is available using 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 West Covina California needs is from the pocket gopher which is the same thing as a gopher. A large amount of harm is to new plants because they are young, un-established therefore it doesn’t require a lot gnawing for a gopher to eliminate or devour it. Turf is highly impacted by gophers with damage from both the consuming of the grass along with the dirt forced on the top in addition to staying on the turf that smothers it.
Big trees usually takes chewing for a little bit so no worries. Smaller trees can be killed because of a gopher immediately since the roots offering the life to your tree are immature. You might find distinct branches of trees or bushes start to die off any time gophers are destroying them. This is a result of the roots supplying life to that section of the plant is weakened or destroyed by your gopher and without any longer supplying life for that section of the plant you’re growing.
How Do I Know if I need service?
Pocket gopher burrows are usually filled with dirt like in the picture above. This helps to differentiate them from other tunneling rodents like voles. They can create one to three mounds per day reason behind the fact of why you want to remove gophers right away on your yard. Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is typically done by a professional pest control company with background in how to eliminate gophers for your house. Always check that they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not just a structural license.
Destruction and reasons we need Removal
Gophers eat plants, roots of trees, flowers and vegetables on your lawn – if it’s a plant they most likely will eatwll consume|like} it. Most damage is to new plants because they are young, un-established and it does not} take a lot for a gopher to destroy or consume it. Grass is also highly impacted by gophers with damage from both the eating of the lawn and the soil pushed on top and staying on the turf which smothers it.
Mature trees can take gnawing for a while so not to panic. Smaller trees can be destroyed by a gopher in a short time because the root system 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 best control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, poison, 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 done by a company dedicated to gophers (we have 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 pros like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the smoke bombs from the Home Depot which are not very effective.
Poison baits used by agriculture pest control professionals 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 situation and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective control of gophers.
Using water to force them to surface
Flooding can be effective on farms where the entire field 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 garden hose in the hole. 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 begin to think about about the cost of water in West Covina and shut it off.
There are no repellents in West Covina 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 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 perimeter of your backyard would be cost prohibitive. Plus this would at best only provide short-term control. Eventually gophers find a way in.
Raised flower 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 before filling with soil in your yard.
Calif DFG position
When gophers are causing damage to you West Covina property, they are allowed to be taken by any legal means. 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 labeld for gophers on the product label and follow the instructions carefully.
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Rodent Guys will come out to provide Gopher Pest Control Service services in West Covina using the best ways based on each property such as fumigation. Depending on where tunnels are located 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.
This is owner of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with 2 gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one removed with bait. 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