Gopher Removal Anaheim

Gopher Removal in Anaheim, CA

When gophers or moles are causing damage at your Anaheim property and need Gopher Removal service call Rodent Guys to save your yard.  Our Gopher Removal service in Anaheim, CA is available 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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Any gopher control Anaheim Ca needs is from the pocket gopher which is exactly the same as a gopher. The majority damage is almost always to new plants because they are young, un-established and it also will not take a lot of gnawing for one gopher to eliminate or consume it. Grass can be seriously impacted by gophers with destruction from both the feeding on from the grass and also the dirt pushed on top in addition to residing on the grass which smothers it.

Giant trees normally takes chewing for a little bit so not to worry. Smaller trees may be destroyed by way of a gopher quickly simply because the roots offering the life to your tree are immature. You will quickly realize certain limbs of trees or bushes continue to die any time gophers are harming them. This is a result of the roots providing life to that section of the plant is weakened or destroyed by your gopher and no longer providing life for that part of the plant you will be growing.

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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 eradicate gophers right away on your yard.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is typically done by a qualified pest control company with experience with how to eradicate gophers for your home.  Always check that they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not only a license for structural pest control.

Destruction and reasons we need Removal

Gophers consume plants, roots of trees, ornamental flowers and vegetables on your yard – 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.  Turf is also highly impacted by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the turf and the dirt pushed up and sitting on the grass which kills it.

Large trees can take chewing for a little bit 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 young.  You will notice certain branches of trees or bushes start to dry out when gophers are damaging 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 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 options that a home owner can use with limited success. Burrow Blasting is typically done by a company dedicated to gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the cost of the blaster.

Burrow fumigants are very useful but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed technicians like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the flares from the plant store which are seldom successful.

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 experience of what technique to use for each situation and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective control of gophers.

Using water to flush them to surface 

Flooding can work on farms where the entire field 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 down the hole.  The problem is the water typically never fills up the burrow and the gopher simply raises his head above the water line until you start to panic about the cost of water in Anaheim and shut off the water off.

Repellers 

No repellents in Anaheim available at the present time that have been shown to provide good Gopher Removal. 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.

Keep gophers out of your garden 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 give short-term control. Eventually gophers find a way in. 

Above ground planter 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 prior to adding soil in your yard.

Calif DFG position 

 When gophers are causing damage to you Anaheim property, they are allowed to be taken 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 registered for gophers on the product label and follow the instructions carefully.

 Rodent Guys Rodent Company

We will come out to provide Gopher Removal services in Anaheim 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 Removal 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 two gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one controlled with poison.  Nick and his team of Gopher Removal 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