Gopher Removal Buena Park

Gopher Pest Control in Buena Park, CA

When moles or gophers are damaging your Buena Park landscaping and need Gopher Removal service call Rodent Guys to rescue your landscape.  Our Gopher Removal service in Buena Park, CA is offered using pet friendly methods by well trained techs.  Please dial us at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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Any gopher control Buena Park Ca needs is from the pocket gopher that is exactly the same as a gopher. A large amount of damages will be to new plants because immature, un-established and it does not take very much gnawing for the gopher to destroy or consume it. Lawn can also be exceptionally effected by gophers with destruction from both the eating on the grass as well as the soil pushed at the top and residing on the turf which usually smothers it.

Big trees usually takes eating for a while so no worries. Smaller trees are generally killed by the gopher quickly because roots supplying the life for your tree are immature. You might find distinct branches of trees or bushes continue to die out as soon as gophers are damaging it. This is due to the roots providing life for that area of the plant is harmed or killed by your gopher and without any longer providing life for that part of the plant that you are raising.

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Gopher Control in Los Angeles, CA

Gopher mounds with exit hole

Gopher Mound

Pocket gopher burrows are normally plugged like in the picture above. This helps to tell them apart from other burrowing rodents like  moles.  They can make 1-3 mounds every day leading to why you want to get rid of 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 eradicate gophers for your home.  Always ensure they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not merely a license for structural pest control.

Destruction and reasons we need Removal

Gophers consume plants, roots of trees, 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 small, un-established and it does not} take a lot for a gopher to destroy or eat it.  Lawn is also highly impacted by gophers with damage from both the eating of the turf and the dirt pushed up and staying on the lawn which kills it.

Large trees can take gnawing for a while so not to worry.  Smaller trees can be killed by a gopher right away because the roots supplying the nutrients to the tree are young.  You will notice certain branches of trees or bushes begin to dry out when gophers are attacking it.  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 best control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, bait, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are methods that a home owner can use with some 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 machine.

Burrow fumigants are very 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 tools store which are seldom successful.

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

Using water to flush them to surface 

Flooding can be effective on farms where the whole crop area 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 water holse in the hole.  The problem is the water typically never fills up the tunnel system and the gopher simply raises his head above the water line until you begin to panic about the cost of water in Buena Park and shut it off.

Repellers 

No repellents in Buena Park 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 protection, 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.

Keep gophers out of your yard using physical barriers can be effective for small areas. 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. 

Above ground planter 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 prior to adding soil in your yard.

Calif DFG position 

 When gophers are causing damage to you Buena Park property, they are allowed to be removed 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 labeld for gophers on the product label and follow the instructions carefully.

 Rodent Guys Gopher Services

We will come out to provide Gopher Removal services in Buena Park using the best ways 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 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 controlled with strychnine.  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