Pest Control Service For Gophers Buena Park

Gopher Removal in Buena Park, CA

If gophers or moles are causing damage at your Buena Park landscape and need Pest Control Service For Gophers service call Rodent Guys to rescue your landscape.  Our Pest Control Service For Gophers service in Buena Park, CA is offered with pet friendly methods by well trained trappers.  Call us at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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Any gopher control Buena Park Ca needs is from the pocket gopher which is the same as a gopher. The majority damage is to new plants because young, un-established and it will not take much gnawing for the gopher to destroy or devour it. Lawn can be seriously effected by gophers with destruction from both the feeding on from the grass and the soil moved on the top as well as residing on the lawn which will smothers it.

Giant trees could take gnawing for a while so don’t worry. Smaller trees could be killed by the gopher right away given that the roots supplying the life for your tree are immature. You will quickly realize certain branches of trees or bushes begin to die as soon as gophers are destroying it. This is due to the roots supplying life for that area of the plant is harmed or destroyed by your gopher and without any longer providing life to that part of the plant you might be growing.

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 tell them apart from other tunneling rodents like  ground squirrels.  They can dig one to three mounds per day reason behind the fact of why you want to remove gophers right away on your yard.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is typically done by a professional pest control company with background in how to remove gophers for your house.  Always make sure they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not merely a license for structural pest control.

Destruction and why we need Removal

Gophers eat 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 vegetation because they are small, un-established and it does not} take a lot for a gopher to destroy or consume it.  Grass is also very impacted by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the turf and the dirt pushed up and staying on the turf which kills it.

Mature trees can take chewing for a little bit 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 dry out when gophers are damaging 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 tree you are growing in.

The most effective control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, poison, 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 serious about gophers (we have a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the cost of the blaster.

Burrow fumigants are extremely 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 plant store which are not very effective.

Poison baits used by agriculture pest control companies 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 control of gophers.

Using water to flush them out 

Flooding can be effective on farms where the entire field is flooded and there is nowhere for a gopher to escape.  On your property you are going to attempt to flood the gopher with a garden hose down the opening.  The problem is the water typically never fills up the burrow and the gopher simply raises his head above the water line until you start to worry about the cost of water in Buena Park and shut it off.

Repellent 

No repellents in Buena Park available at the present time that have been proved 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 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 perimeter of your backyard would cost too much. Plus this would at best only provide short-term control. Eventually gophers find a way in. 

Raised planter beds can be protected by attaching 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 Buena Park property, they are allowed to be killed by all allowable method. 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

Rodent Guys will come out to provide Pest Control Service For Gophers services in Buena Park using the best ways based on each situation such as fumigation.  Depending on tunnel locations poison baits are used in place of fumigation of tunnels.  Pest Control Service For Gophers 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 founder of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with 2 gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one killed with strychnine.  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