Pest Control Service For Gophers Valley Village

Gopher Removal in Valley Village, CA

If moles or gophers are damaging your Valley Village landscape and you need Pest Control Service For Gophers service call Rodent Guys to save your landscape.  Our Pest Control Service For Gophers service in Valley Village, 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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Any gopher control Valley Village Ca needs is from the pocket gopher which is the same thing as a gopher. A lot of damage is almost always to new plants because they are young, un-established plus it doesn’t require a whole lot gnawing for a gopher to eliminate or feed on it. Lawn is likewise highly impacted by gophers with damages from both feeding from the turf and also the dirt forced at the top in addition to staying on top of the grass which often smothers it.

Giant trees normally takes biting for a little bit so no worries. Smaller trees could very well be killed by the gopher right away simply because the roots supplying the life to your tree are young. You might find particular limbs of trees or bushes continue to die off any time gophers are destroying it. This is a result of the roots issuing life to that section of the plant is harmed or killed by your gopher and without any longer supplying life to 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 usually plugged like in the picture above. This helps to tell them apart from other tunneling 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 landscape.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is commonly done by a professional pest control company with knowledge of how to get rid of gophers for your yard.  Always check that they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not only a structural license.

Destruction and why we need Removal

Gophers consume plants, tree roots, ornamental flowers and vegetables on your garden – if it’s a plant they probably will eatwll consume|like} it.  Most damage is to new vegetation because they are small, un-established and it doesn’tdoes not} take a lot for a gopher to destroy or eat it.  Grass is also highly impacted by gophers with damage from both the eating of the turf and the dirt pushed on top and sitting on the turf which kills it.

Large trees can take gnawing for a little bit so not to panic.  Smaller trees can be destroyed by a gopher right away because the roots supplying the nutrients to the tree are undeveloped.  You will notice certain branches of trees or bushes begin to die off when gophers are attacking 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 nutrients to that part of the tree you are growing in.

The common control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, baiting, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are options that a home owner can use with some success. Burrow Blasting is usually done by a company serious about gophers (we have a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the cost of the equipment.

Burrow fumigants are very useful 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 tools store which are not very effective.

Poison baits available to agriculture pest control companies 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 situation and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective control 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 go.  On your property you are going to attempt 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 head above the water line until you start to be concerned about the water bill in Valley Village and shut off the water off.

Repellent 

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

Above ground flower 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 Valley Village property, they are allowed to be controled by any legal means. Allowable ways can include gopher traps and poison bait placed 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 Valley Village using the best ways 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 beginner, 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 removed with bait.  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