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Gopher in Colton | Gopher control with the most reliable exterminating control company in SO CAL. Rodent Guys is SPECIALIZED IN GOPHERS and MOLES and is a licensed for agricultural pest control for your Colton, CA property.

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Colton Gopher Control – Colton Gopher Removal

Several types of gophers, or pocket gophers as they are correctly named, that occur in Colton, California. However the most likely to come across in Colton, CA is the Valley pocket gopher. They are not spelled gofer or goffer like so many people do. They are a small animal 5 to 7 inches not including the tail. They come in different colors but are most often grayish brown.

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Colton Gopher Control – Are gophers in my lawn in Colton

Pocket Gophers usually spend most of their time underground in Colton. You will rarely see gophers in Colton so the best identification method is to examine the dirt mounds that almost always accompany their activity.

Typical Gopher Mound

Dirt pushed up by gophers


Typical Gopher Mound in Colton, CA

As they makedig their burrows in your Colton property, they periodically shove dirt out to the surface forming mounds. The Colton dirt is pushed to the surface from tunnels that are angled to the surface. The mounds form in a crescent as shown in the picture above. This helps tell them apart from mounds created by moles that are shaped like a volcano.

Their Colton, CA burrows are almost always plugged. This helps to identify them from other burrowing rodents like meadow mice (voles) you can see in Colton. On average, a single gopher makes about one to three holes a day. This is why you should to get rid of a gopher immediately. Gopher removal (not gofer removal) is usually done by a professionals near Colton, CA. Rodent Guys has experience on how to exterminate gophers.

Gopher Problems for Colton, CA

Gophers can be serious agricultural pests on your Colton property. They eat landscaping and grass alike. They feed on many types of plants and trees. The dirt mounds they create can be unsightly, smother turf, and even pose trip hazard on playgrounds in Colton. That problem is also crucial around livestock. Owners feel it is crucial to perform gopher control to protect their expensive animals from breaking a leg.

Colton Gopher control | Gopher Control and how to get rid of a gopher in Colton, CA

The best Colton gopher control methods to remove gophers quickly and gain control in Colton are burrow fumigants, poison baiting and trapping. Trapping and baiting are ways that an ordinary property owner in Colton can use with limited success. For Colton home owners trapping is the most effective way to get rid of gophers and eliminate gophers effectively. Poison baits available to unlicensed people are not an effective way to get rid of gophers. This is because the gopher poison strength is very low resulting in ineffective gopher control in Colton.

Baits available to the Rodent Guys are much higher strength and more effective for gopher control than those available to a homeowner. The main reason to hire a gopher expert like Rodent Guys is knowledge of how to get rid of gophers in Colton with proper placement of fumigants, traps and or bait for effective gopher control to get rid of gophers in Colton, CA.

Gopher Repellents | Colton Gopher Control

There are no sprays or scaring devices available in Colton that have been proven to protect Colton landscapes from pocket gophers. Some plants, such as gopher purge and castor bean, have been purported to offer protection. No relivable tests for these claims have ever been done to show they work for your Colton property. If those really worked to get rid of gophers we would just simply spray this everywhere and the gophers would just disappear. If that did work we would not exist.

Legal for Colton, California

Colton pocket gophers are listed by the California Department of Fish and Game as a non-game pest. A gopher effecting your property can be controlled by any legal method at any time.

Rodent Guys Pest Control for Colton, CA

We offer service to most of Los Angeles, Riverside, Orange and San Bernardino Counties for gopher control, squirrel control and mole control.

Owner - Nick holding 2 gophers

Nick with gophers


Gopher Colton

Rodent Guys will come out to your Colton property toexterminate gophers in Colton using the best methods based on each situation to achieve the best gopher control. Where allowed, tunnel fumigation method is implemented to get rid of gophers because of it’s effectiveness to control gophers. On Colton residential properties gopher bait below the surface in the pocket gopher burrow is our usual gopher control method and will eliminate gophers quickly after they eat the bait.

However, we are Colton gopher trapping experts. We do gopher trapping lessons for gopher removal and getting rid of gophers on your own for your Colton property. We can show you how to get gophers with traps overnight for another option in Colton.

How to get rid of gophers in Colton, CA is a tough job for the beginner. We have a lot of experience with gopher removal in Colton and will do a good job for you. We are mainly an agricultural pest control company for Colton. Rodent Guys also do squirrel pest control, mole pest control and other “yard” type pests in Colton. Please call Rodent Guys today for more information and pricing options for your Colton and surrounding areas.

Gopher Colton

Rodent Guys 457 W Allen Ave, Suite 117 San Dimas, CA 91773,  909-599-4711

Owner: Nick Nielsen

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