Gopher Removal El Sereno CA

Gopher Removal in El Sereno, CA

If gophers or moles are damaging your El Sereno property and you need Gopher Removal service call Rodent Guys to save your landscaping.  Our Gopher Removal service in El Sereno, CA is available using pet friendly methods with well trained techs.  We can be reached at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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Any gopher control El Sereno Ca . needs is from the pocket gopher which is exactly the same thing as a gopher. A large amount of destruction is almost always to new plants since they are immature, un-established but it would not take a lot gnawing for the gopher to eliminate or eat it. Grass can also be seriously impacted by gophers with damage from both consuming on the lawn plus the dirt shoved on the top as well as staying on top of the turf which unfortunately smothers it.

Giant trees usually takes gnawing for a while so not to worry. Smaller trees are generally destroyed by way of gopher promptly because of the roots supplying the life to your tree are young. You will quickly realize particular limbs of trees or bushes continue to die when gophers are harming them. This is a result of the roots supplying life to that an area of the plant is harmed or killed because of the gopher and no longer supplying life to that section 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 stuffed wth dirt like in the picture above. This helps to set them apart from other tunneling rodents like  ground squirrels.  They can create one to three mounds per day reason behind the fact of why you want to eliminate gophers right away on your yard.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is usually done by a qualified pest control company with knowledge of how to remove gophers for your house.  Always make sure they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not just a structural license.

Damage and why we need Removal

Gophers consume plants, tree roots, ornamental flowers and vegetables on your lawn – if it’s a plant they probably 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.  Turf is also very effected by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the grass and the dirt pushed on top and staying on the grass which smothers it.

Large trees can take chewing for a little bit so not to panic.  Smaller trees can be killed by a gopher in a short time because the root system supplying the life to the tree are undeveloped.  You will see 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 tree you are growing in.

The best control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, baiting, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are techniques that a home owner can use with some success. Burrow Blasting is typically operated by a service serious about gophers (we have 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 pros like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the flares from the Home Depot which are not very effective.

Poison baits available to agriculture pest control operators 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 control of gophers.

Using water to flush them out 

Flooding can work 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 attempt to flood the gopher with a garden hose in the opening.  The problem is the water usually never fills up the tunnel system and the gopher simply raises his head above the water line until you begin to think about about the water bill in El Sereno and shut off the water off.

Repellers 

No repellents in El Sereno 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 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 provide short-term control. Eventually gophers find a way in. 

Above ground flower beds can be protected by fixing 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 El Sereno property, they are allowed to be killed by all allowable method. Allowable ways include gopher traps and poison bait used 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 Rodent Company

Rodent Guys will come out to provide Gopher Removal services in El Sereno using the best methods based on each situation such as fumigation.  Depending on where tunnels are located 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 founder of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with two gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one killed 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