Gopher Extermination Rancho Cucamonga

Gopher and Mole Control in Rancho Cucamonga, CA

If moles or gophers are damaging your Rancho Cucamonga landscape and you need Gopher Extermination service call Rodent Guys to save your landscape.  Our Gopher Extermination service in Rancho Cucamonga, CA is available with 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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Any gopher control Rancho Cucamonga Ca . needs is from the pocket gopher that is exactly the same thing as a gopher. The majority destruction is to new plants as they are immature, un-established and it also doesn’t take a lot gnawing for one gopher to destroy or devour it. Turf is additionally seriously impacted by gophers with damages from both consuming on the lawn plus the earth shoved on top and residing on the grass which often smothers it.

Giant trees can take nibbling for a while so not to worry. Smaller trees could be killed by a gopher promptly because of the roots offering the life for the tree are young. You will quickly realize distinct branches of trees or bushes start to die as soon as gophers are destroying them. This is a result of the roots providing life to that an area of the plant is weakened or destroyed by your gopher and no longer providing life for that section of the plant you happen to be growing.

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Gopher Control in Los Angeles, CA

Gopher mounds with exit hole

Gopher Mound

Pocket gopher burrows are usually filled with dirt like in the picture above. This helps to set them apart from other burrowing rodents like  voles.  They can make 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 usually done by a gopher specialist pest control company with background in how to remove gophers for your lawn.  Always check that they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not just a license for structural pest control.

Destruction and why we need Removal

Gophers eat plants, roots of trees, ornamental 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 small, un-established and it doesn’tdoes not} take a lot for a gopher to destroy or consume it.  Lawn is also very effected by gophers with damage from both the eating of the grass and the soil pushed up and staying on the turf which smothers it.

Mature trees can take chewing for a little bit so not to worry.  Smaller trees can be destroyed by a gopher in a short time because the roots supplying the nutrients to the tree are young.  You will see certain branches of trees or bushes start to die off when gophers are eating 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 plant 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 options that a property owner can use with some success. Burrow Blasting is normally performed by a service dedicated to gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) because of the cost of the equipment.

Burrow fumigants are extremely useful but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed pros like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the flares from the hardware store which are seldom successful.

Poison baits used by agriculture pest control operators are much higher strength and effective than what is available 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 out 

Flooding can work on farms where the whole field 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 in the opening.  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 begin to worry about the water bill in Rancho Cucamonga and shut it off.

Repellent 

There are no repellents in Rancho Cucamonga 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 protection, but these claims have never been proved.   If they really worked to get rid of gophers no one would be reading this site including you.

Keeping gophers out of your lawn using physical barriers can be effective for small areas. Any large project, such as placing fencing around the perimeter of your backyard would be cost prohibitive. Plus this would at best only offer short-term control. At some point gophers find a way in. 

Raised flower 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 Rancho Cucamonga property, they are allowed to be removed by all allowable method. Allowable ways 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 registered 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 Rancho Cucamonga using the best methods 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 founder of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with two gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one controlled with bait.  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