Gopher Control Corona

Gopher Removal in Corona, CA

When moles or gophers are causing damage at your Corona landscaping and need Gopher Control service call Rodent Guys to save your yard.  Our Gopher Control service in Corona, CA is available using pet friendly methods by well trained techs.  Please dial us at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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A gopher control Corona Ca . needs is from the pocket gopher that is the exact same as a gopher. A large amount of harm is almost always to new plants because immature, un-established and it also doesn’t require a lot gnawing for a gopher to destroy or devour it. Grass is also exceptionally impacted by gophers with destruction from both the eating on the grass along with the earth moved at the top and residing on top of the grass which will smothers it.

Giant trees can take gnawing for a little bit so no worries. Smaller trees may be killed by a gopher immediately simply because the roots offering the life for your tree are young. You might find particular branches of trees or bushes begin to die off when gophers are destroying them. This is caused by the roots supplying life to that area of the plant is damaged or killed because of the gopher and no longer providing life to that section of the plant that 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 differentiate them from other tunneling rodents like  voles.  They can create one to three mounds per day leading to why you want to eliminate gophers right away on your landscape.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is commonly done by a qualified pest control company with experience with how to get rid of gophers for your house.  Always check that they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not merely a structural license.

Destruction and why we need Removal

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

Big trees can take gnawing for a little bit so not to worry.  Smaller trees can be killed by a gopher right away because the roots supplying the nutrients to the tree are young.  You will notice certain branches of trees or bushes start to dry out 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 common control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, poison baiting, 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 performed by a company dedicated to gophers (we have a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the expense of the blaster.

Burrow fumigants are very effective but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed professionals like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the smoke bombs from the tools store which are seldom successful.

Poison baits available to agriculture pest control professionals are much higher concentration and effective than what is obtainable to a homeowner.  The main reason to hire a gopher expert is the knowledge of what method to use for each situation and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective removal of gophers.

Using water to wash them to surface 

Flooding can be effective on farms where the whole crop area 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 garden hose down the opening.  The problem is the water usually never fills up the burrow and the gopher simply raises his nose above the water line until you begin to think about about the cost of water in Corona and shut it off.

Repellers 

No repellents in Corona available at the present time that have been proved to provide good Gopher Control. 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 areas. 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. 

Raised planter beds can be protected by placing a 1/4 inch galvanized hardware cloth below 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 Corona property, they are allowed to be removed by any legal means. Allowable ways 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 Rodent Services

We will come out to provide Gopher Control services in Corona using the best ways based on each situation such as fumigation.  Depending on where tunnels are located poison baits are used in place of fumigation of tunnels.  Gopher Control 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 owner of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with two gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one killed with bait.  Nick and his team of Gopher Control 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