Pest Control Service For Gophers Alhambra

Gopher Pest Removal in Alhambra, CA

When moles or gophers are causing damage to your Alhambra property and you need Pest Control Service For Gophers service call Rodent Guys to rescue your landscaping.  Our Pest Control Service For Gophers service in Alhambra, CA is available 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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A gopher control Alhambra Ca needs is from the pocket gopher which is the same as a gopher. A large amount of harm is almost always to new plants simply because they’re immature, un-established and it also will not require a lot gnawing for a gopher to eliminate or eat it. Lawn can be exceptionally effected by gophers with damage from both the eating of the lawn and the earth shoved at the top along with staying on top of the grass that smothers it.

Big trees could take eating for a little bit so don’t worry. Smaller trees can be killed because of a gopher immediately because of the roots offering the life to the tree are young. You will quickly realize certain limbs of trees or bushes continue to die off when ever gophers are harming it. This is the result of the roots giving life for that an area of the plant is compromised or destroyed by your gopher and without any longer giving life for that section of the plant you will be growing.

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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 set them apart from other tunneling rodents like  voles.  They can make 1-3 mounds per day leading to why you want to eradicate gophers immediately on your home.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is commonly done by a gopher specialist pest control company with background in how to get rid of gophers for your lawn.  Always ensure 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 consume 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 plants because they are small, un-established and it does not} take a lot for a gopher to destroy or consume it.  Grass is also highly impacted by gophers with damage from both the eating of the lawn and the dirt pushed on top and sitting on the grass which kills it.

Mature trees can take gnawing for a while so not to panic.  Smaller trees can be killed by a gopher in a short time because the roots supplying the nutrients to the tree are young.  You will see certain branches of trees or bushes begin to die off when gophers are attacking them.  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, baiting, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are methods that a home owner can use with some success. Burrow Blasting is typically operated by a company dedicated to gophers (we have a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the cost of the blaster.

Burrow fumigants are very effective 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 tools store which are seldom successful.

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

Using water to force 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 garden hose down the opening.  The problem is the water usually never fills up the tunnel system and the gopher simply raises his nose above the water line until you begin to be concerned about the cost of water in Alhambra and shut off the water off.

Repellent 

No repellents in Alhambra available at the present time that have been shown to provide good Pest Control Service For Gophers. Several plants, such as gopher purge and cantor bean have been said to offer protection, but these claims have never been proved.   If they really worked to get rid of gophers you would not be reading this site.

Keep gophers out of your lawn 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 provide 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 prior to adding soil in your yard.

Calif DFG position 

 When gophers are causing damage to you Alhambra property, they are allowed to be removed by any legal means. Allowable ways 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 Rodent Services

Rodent Guys will come out to provide Pest Control Service For Gophers services in Alhambra using the best ways based on each situation such as fumigation.  Depending on tunnel locations poison baits are used instead of fumigation of tunnels.  Pest Control Service For Gophers 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 2 gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one controlled with bait.  Nick and his team of Pest Control Service For Gophers 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