Gopher Pest Control in Lakewood, CA
When gophers or moles are damaging your Lakewood landscape and need Pest Control Service For Gophers service call Rodent Guys to save your landscaping. Our Pest Control Service For Gophers service in Lakewood, 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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A gopher control Lakewood Ca needs is from the pocket gopher which is exactly the same thing as a gopher. Most destruction is almost always to new plants as they are young, un-established and it will not require a great deal gnawing for that gopher to eliminate or eat it. Lawn is also seriously effected by gophers with destruction from both the eating from the grass as well as the earth forced on top in addition to staying on top of the lawn which smothers it.
Giant trees usually takes chewing for a little bit so not to worry. Smaller trees might be killed by way of a gopher right away because roots offering the life to your tree are young. You will quickly realize distinct limbs of trees or bushes continue to die off any time gophers are destroying them. This is a result of the roots providing life to that area of the plant is damaged or killed because of the gopher and no longer providing life to that section of the plant you will be growing.
How Do I Know if I need service?
Pocket gopher burrows are usually stuffed wth dirt like in the picture above. This helps to tell them apart from other burrowing rodents like ground squirrels. They can dig one to three mounds a day which is why you want to get rid of gophers immediately on your yard. Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is commonly done by a gopher specialist pest control company with background in how to kill gophers for your lawn. 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.
Damage and reasons we need Removal
Gophers consume plants, tree roots, flowers and vegetables on your garden – 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 up and sitting on the grass which kills it.
Big trees can take chewing for a little bit so not to worry. Smaller trees can be killed 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 dry out when gophers are attacking 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 best control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, poison baiting, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are options that a property owner can use with some success. Burrow Blasting is typically operated by a service serious about gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the expense of the blaster.
Burrow fumigants are very useful but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed techs like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the flares from the plant store which are seldom successful.
Poison baits available to agriculture pest control professionals 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 property and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective control of gophers.
Using water to wash them out
Flooding can work on farms where the entire 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 in 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 start to panic about the cost of water in Lakewood and shut off the water off.
No repellents in Lakewood 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 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 offer short-term control. At some point gophers find a way in.
Raised 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 Lakewood property, they are allowed to be removed 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 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 Lakewood using the best ways 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.
This is head honcho of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with 2 gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one removed 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