Gopher Service Pico Rivera

Gopher Control in Pico Rivera, CA

When rodents like gophers are causing damage at your Pico Rivera landscaping and need Gopher Service service call Rodent Guys to rescue your landscape.  Our Gopher Service service in Pico Rivera, CA is offered with 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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A gopher control Pico Rivera Ca needs is from the pocket gopher which is the exact same as a gopher. Most harm is to new plants as they are young, un-established plus it does not take a good deal gnawing for a gopher to destroy or eat it. Turf is additionally highly effected by gophers with damages from both consuming on the turf plus the soil pushed at the top along with staying on the lawn which often smothers it.

Big trees usually takes chewing for a little bit so don’t worry. Smaller trees may be destroyed by a gopher quickly since the roots offering the life to the tree are young. You discover certain branches of trees or bushes begin to die out as soon as gophers are harming it. This is caused by the roots giving life for that part of the plant is impaired or destroyed because of the gopher and no longer giving life for that part of the plant 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 almost always filled with dirt like in the picture above. This helps to tell them apart from other burrowing rodents like  voles.  They can make one to three mounds per day leading to why you want to eliminate gophers immediately on your home.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is usually done by a gopher specialist pest control company with experience with how to eliminate gophers for your lawn.  Always make sure they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not just a license for structural pest control.

Damage and reasons we need Removal

Gophers eat plants, tree roots, ornamental 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.  Grass is also highly impacted 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 chewing for a while so not to panic.  Smaller trees can be killed by a gopher in a short time because the root system supplying the nutrients to the tree are young.  You will notice certain branches of trees or bushes start to die off 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 nutrients to that part of the tree you are growing in.

The common control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, poison baiting, 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 typically done by a service 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 pros like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the flares from the Home Depot 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 knowledge of what method to use for each situation and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective control of gophers.

Using water to wash them out 

Flooding can be effective on farms where the whole 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 in the hole.  The problem is the water typically never fills up the burrow and the gopher simply raises his nose above the water line until you begin to worry about the cost of water in Pico Rivera and shut it off.

Repellent 

No repellents in Pico Rivera available at the present time that have been shown 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 you would not be reading this site.

Keeping gophers out of your garden 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 provide short-term control. Eventually gophers find a way in. 

Above ground flower 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 prior to adding soil in your yard.

Calif DFG position 

 When gophers are causing damage to you Pico Rivera property, they are allowed to be killed 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 Rodent Company

We will come out to provide Gopher Service services in Pico Rivera using the best methods based on each property such as fumigation.  Depending on where tunnels are located poison baits are used instead of fumigation of tunnels.  Gopher Service 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 owner of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with 2 gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one killed with bait.  Nick and his team of Gopher Service experts will be showing off 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