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Chances are, you or someone you know has had a personal experience with Gopher and the damages that they cause.

That is not a coincidence! In fact, research has shown that the west coast has some of the highest termite populations than anywhere else in the country. That equates to billions in damage and repair costs annually. Since most homeowner’sinsurance doesn’t cover this damage, who wouldn’t be concerned?

At Eco Pest Control we provide years of experience in protecting your largest investments by controlling these damaging pests. Our professionals receive on going training in product methodology, application techniques, and home construction. Combined with the latest tools and technology the termite management industry has to offer, you’ve got the best in the business. That’s our commitment to’s our Expert Promise!

What are Gophers?

Five species of pocket gophers are found in California, with Botta’s pocket gopher, T. bottae, being most widespread. Depending on the species, they are 6 to 10 inches long. For the most part, gophers remain underground in their burrow system, although you’ll sometimes see them feeding at the edge of an open burrow, pushing dirt out of a burrow, or moving to a new area..

Pocket gophers often invade yards and gardens, feeding on many garden crops, ornamental plants, vines, shrubs, and trees. A single gopher moving down a garden row can inflict considerable damage in a very short time. Gophers also gnaw and damage plastic water lines and lawn sprinkler systems. Their tunnels can divert and carry off irrigation water, which leads to soil erosion. Mounds on lawns interfere with mowing equipment and ruin the aesthetics of well-kept turfgrass