Gopher Extermination Chino

Gopher Removal in Chino, CA

If moles or gophers are damaging your Chino property and you need Gopher Extermination service call Rodent Guys to rescue your landscaping.  Our Gopher Extermination service in Chino, CA is available 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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A gopher control Chino Ca . needs is from the pocket gopher which is the same as a gopher. Almost all damage is almost always to new plants because they are immature, un-established plus it would not require much gnawing for a gopher to destroy or devour it. Grass is also exceptionally effected by gophers with damage from both the feeding on from the lawn as well as the earth moved on the top along with staying on top of the grass which smothers it.

Giant trees will take gnawing for a while so not to worry. Smaller trees may be destroyed by way of a gopher promptly since the roots offering the life for the tree are young. You will see particular branches of trees or bushes start to die when ever gophers are damaging them. This is caused by the roots giving life for that area of the plant is compromised or killed from the gopher and without any longer giving life to that section of the plant that you are growing.

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 normally plugged like in the picture above. This helps to set them apart from other tunneling rodents like  moles.  They can create one to three mounds every day leading to why you want to eradicate gophers immediately on your home.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is typically done by a qualified pest control company with knowledge of 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.

Damage and reasons we need Removal

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

Big trees can take gnawing for a little bit so not to panic.  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 eating it.  This is caused by the roots supplying 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 most effective control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, poison baiting, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are methods that a property owner can use with some success. Burrow Blasting is typically done by a service dedicated to gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) because of the expense of the blaster.

Burrow fumigants are extremely useful 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 operators 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 property and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective control of gophers.

Using water to force them out 

Flooding can work on farms where the entire crop area is flooded and there is nowhere for a gopher to escape.  On your property you are going to attempt to flood the gopher with a garden hose down the hole.  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 worry about the water bill in Chino and shut it off.

Repellent 

No repellents in Chino available at the present time that have been shown to provide good Gopher Extermination. Several plants, such as gopher purge and cantor bean have been said to offer relief, but these claims have never been authenticated.   If they really worked to get rid of gophers you would not be reading this site.

Keeping gophers out of your garden using physical barriers can be effective for small projects. Any large project, such as placing fencing around the area of your backyard would be cost prohibitive. Plus this would at best only give short-term control. Eventually gophers find a way in. 

Above ground planter 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 prior to adding soil in your yard.

Calif DFG position 

 When gophers are causing damage to you Chino property, they are allowed to be removed by all allowable method. Allowable methods 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 labeld for gophers on the product label and follow the instructions carefully.

 Rodent Guys Gopher Company

We will come out to provide Gopher Extermination services in Chino using the best methods based on each situation such as fumigation.  Depending on tunnel locations poison baits are used instead of fumigation of tunnels.  Gopher Extermination 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 founder of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with two gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one controlled with strychnine.  Nick and his team of Gopher Extermination experts will be holding 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