Pest Control Service For Gophers Duarte

Gopher Pest Control in Duarte, CA

If rodents like gophers are causing damage to your Duarte property and you need Pest Control Service For Gophers service call Rodent Guys to save your yard.  Our Pest Control Service For Gophers service in Duarte, CA is available using pet friendly methods by well trained technicians.  Call us at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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Any gopher control Duarte Ca . needs is from the pocket gopher that is the same as a gopher. Almost all damage will be to new plants because they’re young, un-established but it will not require a great deal gnawing for that gopher to destroy or feed on it. Grass is additionally seriously effected by gophers with damage from both feeding on on the lawn and the dirt pushed at the top in addition to staying on top of the grass which often smothers it.

Big trees could take chewing for a while so no worries. Smaller trees can be destroyed by a gopher right away because roots supplying the life to your tree are young. You will quickly realize particular branches of trees or bushes continue to die out when ever gophers are destroying them. This is due to the roots issuing life to that area of the plant is weakened or killed by 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 plugged like in the picture above. This helps to set them apart from other burrowing rodents like  voles.  They can dig 1-3 mounds per day leading to why you want to eradicate gophers immediately on your home.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is normally done by a gopher specialist pest control company with knowledge of how to eradicate 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.

Damage and reasons we need Removal

Gophers eat plants, tree roots, ornamental 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 young, un-established and it does not} take much for a gopher to destroy or eat it.  Grass is also very effected by gophers with damage from both the eating of the turf and the dirt pushed on top and sitting on the grass which smothers it.

Large trees can take gnawing for a little bit so not to panic.  Smaller trees can be destroyed by a gopher right away because the root system supplying the life to the tree are undeveloped.  You will notice certain branches of trees or bushes begin to die off when gophers are eating 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 nutrients 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 some success. Burrow Blasting is normally operated by a company dedicated to gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) because of the cost of the equipment.

Burrow fumigants are extremely useful but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed professionals like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the smoke bombs from the Lowes which are seldom successful.

Poison baits available to agriculture pest control operators are much higher concentration 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 situation and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective control of gophers.

Using water to force them to surface 

Flooding can work on farms where the entire crop area 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 tunnel system and the gopher simply raises his head above the water line until you start to be concerned about the cost of water in Duarte and shut off the water off.

Repellers 

No repellents in Duarte 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 control, but these claims have never been authenticated.   If they really worked to get rid of gophers you would not be reading this site.

Keep gophers out of your garden using physical barriers can be effective for small projects. Any large project, such as placing fencing around the area of your backyard would be cost prohibitive. Plus this would at best only offer short-term control. At some point gophers find a way in. 

Raised planter beds can be protected by placing 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 Duarte property, they are allowed to be removed by all allowable method. Allowable ways 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 registered 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 Duarte using the best methods based on each situation such as fumigation.  Depending on where tunnels are located poison baits are used instead 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 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 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