Pest Control Service For Gophers Temple City

Gopher Pest Control in Temple City, CA

If gophers or moles are damaging your Temple City property and you need Pest Control Service For Gophers service call Rodent Guys to save your landscaping.  Our Pest Control Service For Gophers service in Temple City, CA is available using pet friendly methods with 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 Temple City Ca . needs is from the pocket gopher which is the same thing as a gopher. The majority damages is almost always to new plants as they are immature, un-established but it will not take a great deal of gnawing for a gopher to eliminate or feed on it. Lawn is exceptionally impacted by gophers with damages from both eating from the turf as well as the dirt moved at the top along with residing on the lawn which usually smothers it.

Big trees usually takes eating for a while so no worries. Smaller trees are generally destroyed by the gopher immediately given that the roots supplying the life to your tree are immature. You will quickly realize distinct limbs of trees or bushes start to die out when gophers are damaging them. This is a result of the roots supplying life for that portion of the plant is impaired or killed because of the gopher and without any longer providing life for that section of the plant that you are growing.

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Gopher Control in Los Angeles, CA

Gopher mounds with exit hole

Gopher Mound

Pocket gopher burrows are normally plugged like in the picture above. This helps to set them apart from other tunneling rodents like  voles.  They can make one to three mounds every day leading to why you want to eradicate gophers immediately on your yard.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is commonly done by a qualified pest control company with knowledge of how to remove gophers for your house.  Always ensure they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not only a license for structural pest control.

Damage and reasons we need Removal

Gophers consume 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 vegetation because they are small, un-established and it does not} take much for a gopher to destroy or consume it.  Grass is also highly effected by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the grass and the soil pushed up and sitting on the turf which smothers it.

Big trees can take chewing for a while so not to panic.  Smaller trees can be destroyed by a gopher right away because the roots supplying the nutrients to the tree are young.  You will notice certain branches of trees or bushes begin to dry out when gophers are attacking 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 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 normally performed by a service dedicated to gophers (we have a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the expense of the machine.

Burrow fumigants are very useful but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed pros like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the flares from the tools store which are not very effective.

Poison baits used by agriculture pest control operators are much higher strength and effective than what is available to a homeowner.  The main reason to hire a gopher expert is the knowledge of what method to use for each property and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective removal of gophers.

Using water to force them out 

Flooding can work on farms where the entire field is flooded and there is nowhere for a gopher to go.  On your property you are going to try to flood the gopher with a hose down the opening.  The problem is the water typically never fills up the tunnel system and the gopher simply raises his nose above the water line until you start to worry about the cost of water in Temple City and shut it off.

Repellent 

There are no repellents in Temple City 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 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 cost too much. Plus this would at best only provide short-term control. Eventually gophers find a way in. 

Above ground planter beds can be protected by placing a 1/4 inch galvanized hardware cloth under 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 Temple City 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 registered for gophers on the product label and follow the instructions carefully.

 Rodent Guys Rodent Company

Rodent Guys will come out to provide Pest Control Service For Gophers services in Temple City using the best methods based on each situation such as fumigation.  Depending on where tunnels are located 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 removed with poison.  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