Gopher Removal Long Beach

Gopher Removal in Long Beach, CA

If gophers or moles are damaging your Long Beach landscape and you need Gopher Removal service call Rodent Guys to save your landscape.  Our Gopher Removal service in Long Beach, CA is available using pet friendly methods with well trained trappers.  Please dial us at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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Any gopher control Long Beach Ca . needs is from the pocket gopher that is exactly the same thing as a gopher. The majority destruction is to new plants simply because they’re immature, un-established and so it would not require a whole lot gnawing for the gopher to destroy or eat it. Lawn can also be seriously impacted by gophers with damages from both feeding from the turf along with the earth forced on the top along with residing on top of the turf which usually smothers it.

Giant trees can take chewing for a little bit so not to worry. Smaller trees are generally destroyed by the gopher right away because roots supplying the life to your tree are immature. You discover particular branches of trees or bushes start to die out as soon as gophers are damaging them. This is the result of the roots issuing life to that section of the plant is weakened or destroyed by the gopher and without any longer giving life to that section of the plant you might be growing.

How Do I Know if I need service?

Gopher Control in Los Angeles, CA

Gopher mounds with exit hole

Gopher Mound

Pocket gopher burrows are normally stuffed wth dirt like in the picture above. This helps to differentiate them from other tunneling rodents like  moles.  They can create one to three mounds every day which is why you want to eradicate gophers immediately on your landscape.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is commonly done by a gopher specialist pest control company with experience with how to eradicate gophers for your house.  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.

Damage and why we need Removal

Gophers eat plants, roots of trees, flowers and vegetables on your garden – if it’s a plant they probably 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.  Turf is also highly impacted by gophers with damage from both the eating of the lawn and the soil pushed on top and sitting on the grass which smothers 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 root system supplying the nutrients to the tree are undeveloped.  You will notice certain branches of trees or bushes begin to dry out when gophers are attacking 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 tree 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 methods that a property owner can use with limited success. Burrow Blasting is usually operated by a service serious about gophers (we have a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) because of the expense of the machine.

Burrow fumigants are very 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 plant store which are not very effective.

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

Using water to force them to surface 

Flooding can work on farms where the whole field is flooded and there is nowhere for a gopher to go.  On your property you are going to attempt to flood the gopher with a garden hose in the hole.  The problem is the water usually never fills up the burrow and the gopher simply raises his nose above the water line until you start to think about about the water bill in Long Beach and shut off the water off.

Repellers 

There are no repellents in Long Beach 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.

Keeping 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 cost too much. Plus this would at best only give short-term control. At some point gophers find a way in. 

Raised flower beds can be protected by placing a 1/4 inch galvanized hardware cloth under 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 Long Beach property, they are allowed to be removed by all allowable method. Allowable methods can include gopher traps and poison bait used 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 Gopher Company

We will come out to provide Gopher Removal services in Long Beach using the best ways based on each property 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 2 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