Gopher Extermination Moreno Valley

Gopher and Mole Control in Moreno Valley, CA

If rodents like gophers are causing damage to your Moreno Valley landscaping and you need Gopher Extermination service call Rodent Guys to rescue your landscaping.  Our Gopher Extermination service in Moreno Valley, CA is offered using pet friendly methods with well trained trappers.  We can be reached at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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A gopher control Moreno Valley Ca . needs is from the pocket gopher which is the exact same as a gopher. A lot of damage is to new plants because immature, un-established and so it would not require a lot gnawing for that gopher to eliminate or devour it. Turf is highly effected by gophers with destruction from both the feeding on from the lawn along with the dirt shoved at the top and residing on top of the grass in which smothers it.

Giant trees takes chewing for a while so no worries. Smaller trees are generally destroyed by a gopher immediately because of the roots supplying the life to your tree are young. You might find distinct branches of trees or bushes continue to die out when ever gophers are harming them. This is a result of the roots supplying life for that section of the plant is damaged or destroyed by your gopher and no longer supplying life for that section of the plant you’re 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 almost always filled with dirt like in the picture above. This helps to differentiate them from other burrowing rodents like  ground squirrels.  They can create one to three mounds per day leading to why you want to get rid of gophers immediately on your yard.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is normally done by a professional pest control company with knowledge of how to kill gophers for your yard.  Always make sure they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not only a license for structural pest control.

Damage and why we need Removal

Gophers eat plants, roots of trees, flowers and vegetables on your yard – if it’s a plant they probably will eatwll consume|like} it.  Most damage is to new plants because they are young, un-established and it does not} take much for a gopher to destroy or eat it.  Lawn is also highly effected by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the lawn and the dirt pushed on top and staying on the lawn which kills it.

Mature trees can take gnawing for a little bit so not to worry.  Smaller trees can be destroyed by a gopher right away because the root system supplying the life to the tree are young.  You will notice certain branches of trees or bushes begin to die off when gophers are damaging them.  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 best control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, 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 company dedicated to gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) because of the cost of the blaster.

Burrow fumigants are very effective but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed experts like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the flares from the Lowes which are seldom successful.

Poison baits used by agriculture pest control companies are much higher strength 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 force them to surface 

Flooding can work on farms where the entire field is flooded and there is nowhere for a gopher to go.  On your property you are going to attempt to flood the gopher with a garden hose down the hole.  The problem is the water usually never fills up the tunnel system and the gopher simply raises his head above the water line until you begin to think about about the water bill in Moreno Valley and shut off the water off.

Repellent 

There are no repellents in Moreno Valley 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 control, but these claims have never been authenticated.   If they really worked to get rid of gophers no one would be reading this site including you.

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 offer 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 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 Moreno Valley property, they are allowed to be killed by all allowable method. Allowable ways can include gopher traps and poison bait used 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 Moreno Valley using the best ways based on each situation such as fumigation.  Depending on where tunnels are located poison baits are used instead 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 two gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one removed with poison.  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