Why Call A Professional Trapping Service For Gopher Problems

Last modified on: October 27, 2020


Gophers are a serious problem for anyone who values their property's agriculture, landscaping, and plant growth. Although gophers seem cute and harmless, anyone who has ever had gophers present and active on their property finds them otherwise. Here at Smith's Pest Management, we offer effective and reliable services to manage gopher activity on your property year-round.

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Damage Gophers Cause

By nature, gophers are herbivores, meaning they seek out and eat roots, trees, shrubs, grass, and other plants. This can be a major problem if you have agriculture or gardens around your home or business. On top of this, gophers are pests that prefer to remain underground as much as possible. They do this by digging complex tunnel systems beneath yards and across properties. These tunnel systems can ruin lawns and damage driveways leaving home and business owners with sometimes tens of thousands of dollars worth of damage after just one summer of gopher activity.

Why It Can Be Difficult To Prevent & Exclude Gophers

Without the proper knowledge of gophers habits and exclusion techniques to trap and remove gophers, keeping gophers away from trees, shrubs, and other landscape can be a difficult task. In addition, the use of store-bought chemicals can pose a threat to more than just gophers, especially if used improperly. For this reason, it will always be wiser and yield better results to hire a gopher trapping professional who uses non-toxic and effective solutions.

Why Smith’s Pest Management Is Right For You

When dealing with gophers on your property, you need a company that has exclusively dealt with plant- and lawn-destroying pests, effectively, for years. 
 
That company is Smith’s Pest Management. We don’t just reliably and effectively trap and keep gophers off of properties, we make sure our customers get the highest quality service possible. For gopher trapping in the San Francisco Bay and Monterey Bay areas, contact Smith's today!


Author Bio: Zach Smith

zach smith, owner of smith's pest management

Landscape Pro Turned Gopher Pro: Owner, Zach Smith, graduate of Cal Poly’s Horticulture program worked nine years as a landscape professional- dealing with gophers, moles, and ground squirrels and was quickly recruited by other local gardeners. Fast forward to the past 10+ years, where Zach and his team trap and remove burrowing pests from residential, municipal and commercial properties throughout the San Francisco Bay area, from Marin to Monterey.



 

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