Pest Control Service For Gophers Valley Glen

Gopher Control in Valley Glen, CA

If gophers or moles are causing damage to your Valley Glen landscaping and you need Pest Control Service For Gophers service call Rodent Guys to save your yard.  Our Pest Control Service For Gophers service in Valley Glen, CA is offered with 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 Valley Glen Ca needs is from the pocket gopher that is the exact same as a gopher. A lot of damage is almost always to new plants simply because they’re young, un-established and it also will not take a great deal gnawing for that gopher to eliminate or feed on it. Lawn can be seriously impacted by gophers with damage from both feeding on on the lawn along with the earth pushed at the top along with staying on the lawn which unfortunately smothers it.

Giant trees normally takes biting for a while so not to worry. Smaller trees are usually destroyed by way of gopher right away because the roots offering the life for your tree are young. You will quickly realize particular limbs of trees or bushes begin to die off any time gophers are damaging it. This is due to the roots providing life for that part of the plant is impaired or destroyed by your gopher and no longer providing life for that section 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 tell them apart from other tunneling rodents like  ground squirrels.  They can dig one to three mounds per day reason behind the fact of why you want to eradicate gophers right away on your yard.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is commonly done by a professional pest control company with experience with how to get rid of gophers for your yard.  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.

Destruction and reasons we need Removal

Gophers eat plants, tree roots, flowers and vegetables on your yard – 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 doesn’tdoes not} take a lot for a gopher to destroy or consume it.  Grass is also very impacted by gophers with damage from both the eating of the turf and the soil pushed up and sitting on the turf which smothers it.

Large 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 undeveloped.  You will notice certain branches of trees or bushes begin to die off when gophers are damaging 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 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 options that a home owner can use with limited success. Burrow Blasting is typically operated by a service serious about gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the cost of the blaster.

Burrow fumigants are extremely effective but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed pros like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the smoke bombs from the Home Depot 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 experience of what method 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 whole 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 water holse down the opening.  The problem is the water usually never fills up the tunnel system and the gopher simply raises his head above the water line until you start to think about about the water bill in Valley Glen and shut it off.

Repellent 

No repellents in Valley Glen 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 relief, but these claims have never been proved.   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. At some point gophers find a way in. 

Above ground 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 Valley Glen property, they are allowed to be removed 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 labeld for gophers on the product label and follow the instructions carefully.

 Rodent Guys Gopher Company

We will come out to provide Pest Control Service For Gophers services in Valley Glen 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 novice, we have a lot of experience with it.

Gopher Pest Control at it's best

Captured two Gophers

This is head honcho of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with 2 gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one killed 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