Pest Control Service For Gophers Eagle Rock

Gopher Removal in Eagle Rock, CA

If gophers or moles are causing damage to your Eagle Rock property and need Pest Control Service For Gophers service call Rodent Guys to rescue your landscaping.  Our Pest Control Service For Gophers service in Eagle Rock, CA is offered 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 Eagle Rock Ca needs is from the pocket gopher that is the same as a gopher. Almost all destruction is to new plants as they are young, un-established therefore it would not take a lot gnawing for one gopher to destroy or feed on it. Lawn is additionally seriously effected by gophers with damages from both the feeding on the grass along with the earth pushed on the top along with residing on the grass which will smothers it.

Big trees usually takes chewing for a while so no worries. Smaller trees may be destroyed because of a gopher immediately simply because the roots offering the life for your tree are young. You will quickly realize distinct branches of trees or bushes begin to die when ever gophers are damaging it. This is a result of the roots giving life for that area of the plant is harmed or killed by the gopher and without any longer giving life to that section of the plant you will 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 normally filled with dirt like in the picture above. This helps to tell them apart from other burrowing rodents like  ground squirrels.  They can create one to three mounds per day reason behind the fact of why you want to eliminate gophers immediately on your yard.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is normally done by a qualified pest control company with background in how to eradicate gophers for your yard.  Always make sure they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not only a structural license.

Damage and reasons we need Removal

Gophers eat plants, tree roots, 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 young, un-established and it does not} take much for a gopher to destroy or eat it.  Grass is also highly impacted by gophers with destruction 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 chewing for a little bit so not to panic.  Smaller trees can be destroyed by a gopher in a short time because the roots supplying the life to the tree are young.  You will notice certain branches of trees or bushes begin to die off when gophers are eating 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 life to that part of the plant you are growing in.

The best 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 typically performed by a company serious about gophers (we have a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the expense of the blaster.

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

Poison baits used by agriculture pest control operators 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 be effective on farms where the whole field is flooded and there is nowhere for a gopher to escape.  On your property you are going to try to flood the gopher with a water holse 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 begin to think about about the water bill in Eagle Rock and shut off the water off.

Repellent 

There are no repellents in Eagle Rock 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 authenticated.   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. At some point gophers find a way in. 

Above ground planter 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 Eagle Rock property, they are allowed to be controled by all allowable method. Allowable methods can 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 Rodent Company

We will come out to provide Pest Control Service For Gophers services in Eagle Rock 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 owner of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with two gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one controlled with strychnine.  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