Gopher Extermination Loma Linda

Gopher Removal in Loma Linda, CA

If moles or gophers are damaging your Loma Linda landscape and need Gopher Extermination service call Rodent Guys to save your landscape.  Our Gopher Extermination service in Loma Linda, CA is available with pet friendly methods by well trained techs.  Call us at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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A gopher control Loma Linda California needs is from the pocket gopher that is the same thing as a gopher. Just about all harm will be to new plants because they’re young, un-established and so it does not take a lot of gnawing for one gopher to destroy or feed on it. Lawn is exceptionally effected by gophers with destruction from both consuming from the lawn as well as the earth moved on the top and residing on top of the turf which in turn smothers it.

Big trees could take chewing for a while so no worries. Smaller trees are generally killed because of a gopher right away because of the roots supplying the life for the tree are immature. You will see particular limbs of trees or bushes continue to die off as soon as gophers are destroying them. This is the result of the roots supplying life for that portion of the plant is impaired or destroyed by your gopher and without any longer providing life for that part 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 stuffed wth dirt like in the picture above. This helps to tell them apart from other burrowing rodents like  moles.  They can make one to three mounds every day reason behind the fact of why you want to remove gophers immediately on your landscape.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is usually done by a professional pest control company with background in how to remove gophers for your house.  Always make sure they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not merely a license for structural pest control.

Damage and reasons we need Removal

Gophers consume plants, roots of trees, flowers and vegetables on your garden – if it’s a plant they probably 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 consume it.  Grass is also highly effected by gophers with damage from both the eating of the lawn and the soil pushed up and sitting on the turf which smothers it.

Big trees can take gnawing for a little bit so not to worry.  Smaller trees can be destroyed by a gopher right away because the roots supplying the life to the tree are young.  You will see certain branches of trees or bushes begin to dry out when gophers are damaging 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 plant you are growing in.

The most effective control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, poison, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are techniques that a home owner can use with limited success. Burrow Blasting is typically done by a service serious about gophers (we have a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the expense of the equipment.

Burrow fumigants are extremely useful but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed techs like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the flares from the Home Depot which are not very effective.

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

Using water to force them out 

Flooding can be effective on farms where the entire field is flooded and there is nowhere for a gopher to escape.  On your property you are going to try to flood the gopher with a garden hose in the opening.  The problem is the water usually never fills up the burrow and the gopher simply raises his head above the water line until you begin to worry about the cost of water in Loma Linda and shut off the water off.

Repellent 

There are no repellents in Loma Linda available at the present time that have been proved 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 proved.   If they really worked to get rid of gophers you would not be reading this site.

Keep gophers out of your yard 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 flower beds can be protected by attaching a 1/4 inch galvanized hardware cloth below 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 Loma Linda property, they are allowed to be controled by any legal means. Allowable ways include gopher traps and poison bait placed by the owner or tenant of the property. Any poison bait used to kill gophers must be registered for gophers on the product label and follow the instructions carefully.

 Rodent Guys Gopher Company

Rodent Guys will come out to provide Gopher Extermination services in Loma Linda using the best ways based on each property such as fumigation.  Depending on tunnel locations poison baits are used in place of fumigation of tunnels.  Gopher Extermination is a tough job for the novice, 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 2 gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one controlled with strychnine.  Nick and his team of Gopher Extermination 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