Gopher Service Lakewood

Gopher Pest Control in Lakewood, CA

When gophers or moles are damaging your Lakewood landscape and you need Gopher Service service call Rodent Guys to save your landscape.  Our Gopher Service service in Lakewood, CA is offered using pet friendly methods with well trained technicians.  Call us at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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A gopher control Lakewood Ca needs is from the pocket gopher which is the same as a gopher. Just about all damage is almost always to new plants simply because they’re immature, un-established plus it would not require a great deal gnawing for one gopher to destroy or feed on it. Grass is additionally seriously impacted by gophers with damages from both feeding on the grass and the earth shoved on the top along with staying on the turf which will smothers it.

Big trees will take nibbling for a while so not to worry. Smaller trees are generally killed by way of gopher immediately because the roots supplying the life to the tree are young. You will quickly realize distinct limbs of trees or bushes start to die any time gophers are harming it. This is the result of the roots issuing life to that area of the plant is impaired or killed by your gopher and without any longer supplying life for that part of the plant you might be 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 set them apart from other burrowing rodents like  voles.  They can create one to three mounds per day reason behind the fact of why you want to eradicate gophers immediately on your landscape.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is normally done by a gopher specialist pest control company with experience with how to get rid of gophers for your yard.  Always make sure they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not merely a structural license.

Damage and reasons we need Removal

Gophers eat plants, roots of trees, ornamental flowers and vegetables on your lawn – if it’s a plant they most likely will eatwll consume|like} it.  Most damage is to new vegetation because they are young, un-established and it does not} take much for a gopher to destroy or consume it.  Grass is also very impacted by gophers with damage from both the eating of the lawn and the soil pushed on top and staying on the turf which smothers it.

Mature trees can take chewing for a little bit so not to worry.  Smaller trees can be destroyed by a gopher in a short time because the root system supplying the life to the tree are young.  You will notice certain branches of trees or bushes begin to die off 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 life to that part of the plant you are growing in.

The best control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, poison, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are options that a home owner can use with some success. Burrow Blasting is normally operated by a company serious about gophers (we have a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) because of the cost 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 nursery which are seldom successful.

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 method to use for each property and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective control of gophers.

Using water to flush them to surface 

Flooding can be effective 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 head above the water line until you start to worry about the cost of water in Lakewood and shut it off.

Repellent 

No repellents in Lakewood available at the present time that have been proved to provide good Gopher Service. 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 no one would be reading this site including you.

Keep gophers out of your garden using physical barriers can be effective for small areas. 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. At some point gophers find a way in. 

Raised flower 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 Lakewood 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 Company

We will come out to provide Gopher Service services in Lakewood using the best methods based on each situation such as fumigation.  Depending on where tunnels are located poison baits are used in place of fumigation of tunnels.  Gopher Service 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 killed with strychnine.  Nick and his team of Gopher Service 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