Pest Control Service For Gophers San Fernando

Gopher Control in San Fernando, CA

If rodents like gophers are causing damage to your San Fernando property and need Pest Control Service For Gophers service call Rodent Guys to rescue your yard.  Our Pest Control Service For Gophers service in San Fernando, CA is available with pet friendly methods by well trained trappers.  We can be reached at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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Any gopher control San Fernando Ca . needs is from the pocket gopher that is the same as a gopher. A large amount of damage is to new plants since they’re young, un-established and it doesn’t take very much gnawing for that gopher to destroy or consume it. Turf can be seriously impacted by gophers with damages from both feeding of the turf as well as the soil shoved on top and residing on top of the lawn in which smothers it.

Giant trees can take nibbling for a while so don’t worry. Smaller trees are usually destroyed by way of gopher promptly because roots offering the life for your tree are immature. You discover particular branches of trees or bushes start to die out when ever gophers are damaging them. This is a result of the roots issuing life to that area of the plant is compromised or killed by your gopher and without any longer providing life for that section of the plant you’re 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 usually filled with dirt like in the picture above. This helps to set them apart from other burrowing rodents like  ground squirrels.  They can create one to three mounds a day reason behind the fact of why you want to remove gophers right away on your landscape.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is typically done by a professional pest control company with knowledge of how to eradicate gophers for your home.  Always ensure they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not merely a structural license.

Damage and why we need Removal

Gophers consume 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 plants because they are young, un-established and it does not} take much for a gopher to destroy or eat it.  Turf is also very impacted by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the lawn and the soil pushed on top and sitting on the grass which kills it.

Mature trees can take chewing for a little bit so not to worry.  Smaller trees can be destroyed by a gopher in a short time because the roots supplying the nutrients to the tree are young.  You will notice certain branches of trees or bushes start to die off when gophers are damaging 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 tree you are growing in.

The common control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, poison, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are options that a property owner can use with limited success. Burrow Blasting is typically done by a company serious about gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) because of the cost of the machine.

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 smoke bombs from the tools store which are not very effective.

Poison baits available to 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 experience of what method to use for each situation and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective removal of gophers.

Using water to flush them out 

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 in 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 water bill in San Fernando and shut off the water off.

Repellent 

There are no repellents in San Fernando 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 yard using physical barriers can be effective for small areas. Any large project, such as placing fencing around the area of your backyard would cost too much. Plus this would at best only offer short-term control. Eventually gophers find a way in. 

Raised flower 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 prior to adding soil in your yard.

Calif DFG position 

 When gophers are causing damage to you San Fernando property, they are allowed to be taken by any legal means. Allowable ways 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 San Fernando using the best methods based on each situation 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 controlled 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