Gopher Removal Brea

Gopher Removal in Brea, CA

When rodents like gophers are causing damage at your Brea landscaping and you need Gopher Removal service call Rodent Guys to rescue your yard.  Our Gopher Removal service in Brea, CA is available using pet friendly methods by well trained techs.  Call us at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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A gopher control Brea Ca . needs is from the pocket gopher that is the exact same as a gopher. Just about all damage is to new plants because they are immature, un-established therefore it doesn’t require a great deal of gnawing for one gopher to eliminate or devour it. Lawn is likewise highly effected by gophers with damages from both consuming from the grass plus the soil forced on top and residing on the turf which often smothers it.

Big trees usually takes nibbling for a while so don’t worry. Smaller trees are generally killed by the gopher immediately given that the roots offering the life to your tree are immature. You discover certain branches of trees or bushes start to die when gophers are harming it. This is caused by the roots issuing life to that an area of the plant is harmed or destroyed from the gopher and no longer giving life to that section of the plant you are raising.

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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 set them apart from other burrowing rodents like  moles.  They can dig 1-3 mounds per day leading to why you want to eradicate gophers right away on your home.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is normally done by a gopher specialist pest control company with experience with how to eradicate gophers for your lawn.  Always ensure they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not only a license for structural pest control.

Damage and reasons we need Removal

Gophers consume plants, tree roots, 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 vegetation because they are small, un-established and it does not} take much for a gopher to destroy or eat it.  Grass is also highly effected by gophers with damage from both the eating of the grass and the dirt pushed up and staying on the lawn which smothers it.

Large trees can take gnawing 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 nutrients to the tree are young.  You will see certain branches of trees or bushes start to die off 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 life to that part of the plant you are growing in.

The most effective control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, baiting, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are methods that a home owner can use with limited success. Burrow Blasting is usually done by a company serious about gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the expense of the equipment.

Burrow fumigants are extremely 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 hardware store which are not very effective.

Poison baits available to agriculture pest control professionals are much higher strength 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 flush them to surface 

Flooding can work 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 hose down the hole.  The problem is the water typically never fills up the tunnel system and the gopher simply raises his nose above the water line until you begin to be concerned about the cost of water in Brea and shut it off.

Repellers 

No repellents in Brea available at the present time that have been proved to provide good Gopher Removal. Several plants, such as gopher purge and cantor bean have been said to offer relief, but these claims have never been proved.   If they really worked to get rid of gophers no one would be reading this site including you.

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. At some point gophers find a way in. 

Raised 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 before filling with soil in your yard.

Calif DFG position 

 When gophers are causing damage to you Brea property, they are allowed to be removed by any legal means. Allowable methods 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 Services

We will come out to provide Gopher Removal services in Brea 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 Removal 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 head honcho 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 Removal 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