Gopher Service Sierra Madre

Gopher Pest Removal in Sierra Madre, CA

When moles or gophers are damaging your Sierra Madre property and need Gopher Service service call Rodent Guys to rescue your yard.  Our Gopher Service service in Sierra Madre, CA is offered with pet friendly methods by well trained trappers.  We can be reached at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

60-day Guarantee Gopher / Mole Service

Any gopher control Sierra Madre Ca needs is from the pocket gopher which is exactly the same thing as a gopher. A lot of damage is almost always to new plants as they are immature, un-established therefore it won’t take much gnawing for the gopher to eliminate or devour it. Grass is likewise exceptionally effected by gophers with destruction from both feeding on the grass and the dirt forced on the top along with staying on the turf in which smothers it.

Big trees normally takes biting for a little bit so no worries. Smaller trees may be destroyed because of a gopher promptly given that the roots offering the life to the tree are young. You will see certain branches of trees or bushes continue to die out whenever gophers are harming them. This is the result of the roots giving life for that area of the plant is compromised or destroyed by your gopher and without any longer giving life to that part of the plant you happen to be 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 every day reason behind the fact of why you want to remove gophers right away on your home.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is usually done by a qualified 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 structural license.

Destruction and why we need Removal

Gophers consume plants, roots of trees, 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 does not} take a lot for a gopher to destroy or eat it.  Lawn is also very impacted by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the grass and the dirt pushed on top and staying on the lawn which kills it.

Large trees can take chewing for a while 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 start to die off when gophers are damaging 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 nutrients to that part of the plant you are growing in.

The most effective control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, poison baiting, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are methods that a home owner can use with limited success. Burrow Blasting is normally performed by a service dedicated to gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the expense of the equipment.

Burrow fumigants are very effective but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed experts like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the flares from the hardware store which are seldom successful.

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 experience of what technique to use for each situation and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective removal of gophers.

Using water to force 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 attempt to flood the gopher with a water holse 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 begin to be concerned about the water bill in Sierra Madre and shut it off.

Repellent 

No repellents in Sierra Madre 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 proved.   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 projects. Any large project, such as placing fencing around the perimeter of your backyard would be cost prohibitive. Plus this would at best only give short-term control. Eventually gophers find a way in. 

Raised 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 prior to adding soil in your yard.

Calif DFG position 

 When gophers are causing damage to you Sierra Madre property, they are allowed to be removed by all allowable method. Allowable methods can include gopher traps and poison bait placed 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 Gopher Company

Rodent Guys will come out to provide Gopher Service services in Sierra Madre 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 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 two 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