Pest Control Service For Gophers Arcadia

Gopher Pest Removal in Arcadia, CA

If gophers or moles are causing damage at your Arcadia landscape and need Pest Control Service For Gophers service call Rodent Guys to save your landscaping.  Our Pest Control Service For Gophers service in Arcadia, CA is available using pet friendly methods with well trained techs.  Please dial us at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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A gopher control Arcadia Ca . needs is from the pocket gopher that is the same thing as a gopher. A lot of damages will be to new plants because they’re young, un-established and it will not require a lot of gnawing for the gopher to eliminate or consume it. Turf is seriously effected by gophers with damages from both the eating from the turf and also the soil forced at the top along with residing on the turf which in turn smothers it.

Giant trees could take eating for a while so don’t worry. Smaller trees might be destroyed because of a gopher immediately because roots supplying the life for the tree are immature. You will quickly realize certain limbs of trees or bushes start to die out when gophers are harming it. This is caused by the roots providing life for that portion of the plant is harmed or killed by the gopher and no longer supplying life to that section 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 stuffed wth dirt like in the picture above. This helps to tell them apart from other tunneling rodents like  ground squirrels.  They can make 1-3 mounds a day leading to why you want to eradicate gophers immediately on your landscape.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is commonly done by a professional pest control company with background in how to remove gophers for your lawn.  Always ensure they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not only a structural license.

Destruction and why we need Removal

Gophers eat plants, tree roots, flowers and vegetables on your yard – 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 doesn’tdoes not} take a lot for a gopher to destroy or eat it.  Grass is also very impacted by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the grass and the dirt pushed on top and sitting on the grass which smothers it.

Big trees can take chewing for a while so not to worry.  Smaller trees can be destroyed by a gopher right away 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 damaging it.  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 life to that part of the tree 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 techniques that a property owner can use with limited success. Burrow Blasting is typically done by a company serious about gophers (we have a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the expense of the blaster.

Burrow fumigants are extremely effective but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed professionals 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 professionals are much higher concentration and effective than what is obtainable 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 wash them to surface 

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 nose above the water line until you begin to panic about the cost of water in Arcadia and shut it off.

Repellent 

No repellents in Arcadia 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 relief, 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 lawn using physical barriers can be effective for small areas. Any large project, such as placing fencing around the perimeter of your backyard would cost too much. 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 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 Arcadia property, they are allowed to be removed by any legal means. Allowable methods include gopher traps and poison bait used 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 Services

We will come out to provide Pest Control Service For Gophers services in Arcadia using the best methods based on each property 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 removed with poison.  Nick and his team of Pest Control Service For Gophers 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