Gopher Removal Placentia

Gopher Pest Control in Placentia, CA

If moles or gophers are causing damage to your Placentia landscape and need Gopher Removal service call Rodent Guys to save your yard.  Our Gopher Removal service in Placentia, CA is offered using pet friendly methods with well trained trappers.  Call us at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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Any gopher control Placentia Ca needs is from the pocket gopher which is the same thing as a gopher. Almost all destruction is almost always to new plants since they are young, un-established therefore it won’t take a whole lot gnawing for the gopher to eliminate or consume it. Lawn is seriously effected by gophers with destruction from both the feeding on on the turf along with the soil shoved on the top as well as residing on the turf in which smothers it.

Big trees can take eating for a while so don’t worry. Smaller trees can be destroyed by way of gopher quickly given that the roots offering the life to your tree are young. You discover distinct limbs of trees or bushes continue to die off any time gophers are destroying it. This is the result of the roots providing life for that part of the plant is damaged or destroyed by your gopher and without any longer supplying life to that part of the plant that you are raising.

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 usually filled with dirt like in the picture above. This helps to differentiate them from other burrowing rodents like  ground squirrels.  They can make one to three mounds per day leading to why you want to eradicate gophers immediately on your yard.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is commonly done by a professional pest control company with experience with how to kill gophers for your lawn.  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 reasons we need Removal

Gophers eat plants, roots of trees, flowers and vegetables on your garden – 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 a lot for a gopher to destroy or consume it.  Turf is also highly effected by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the lawn and the soil pushed up and sitting on the turf which kills it.

Mature trees can take gnawing for a little bit so not to worry.  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 begin to dry out when gophers are eating it.  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, baiting, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are methods that a property owner can use with some success. Burrow Blasting is usually performed by a company serious about gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the expense of the equipment.

Burrow fumigants are very useful but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed techs like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the smoke bombs from the Home Depot which are seldom successful.

Poison baits available to agriculture pest control operators 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 situation 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 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 water holse down 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 begin to think about about the water bill in Placentia and shut off the water off.

Repellent 

There are no repellents in Placentia 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 protection, 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 area 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 attaching 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 Placentia property, they are allowed to be controled by any legal means. Allowable ways 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 Rodent Services

Rodent Guys will come out to provide Gopher Removal services in Placentia using the best ways based on each property 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 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