Gopher Pest Control Bloomington

Gopher Pest Control in Bloomington, CA

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

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A gopher control Bloomington California needs is from the pocket gopher which is the same as a gopher. The majority damages is to new plants because immature, un-established and it also doesn’t require a lot gnawing for one gopher to destroy or devour it. Lawn is additionally exceptionally effected by gophers with damage from both the feeding on from the grass plus the earth forced on top and staying on top of the grass which in turn smothers it.

Giant trees usually takes chewing for a while so not to worry. Smaller trees may be destroyed by way of a gopher right away given that the roots supplying the life to the tree are young. You will see distinct branches of trees or bushes start to die off whenever gophers are damaging it. This is a result of the roots giving life for that part of the plant is impaired or destroyed by your gopher and no longer supplying life for that section of the plant you’re growing.

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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 burrowing rodents like  voles.  They can make 1-3 mounds a day which is why you want to eradicate gophers immediately on your home.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is normally done by a qualified pest control company with background in how to remove gophers for your lawn.  Always ensure they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not only a structural license.

Damage and why we need Removal

Gophers consume plants, roots of trees, 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 small, un-established and it doesn’tdoes not} take much for a gopher to destroy or eat it.  Lawn is also very impacted by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the lawn and the soil pushed on top and sitting on the grass which kills it.

Big trees can take chewing for a while so not to panic.  Smaller trees can be killed by a gopher in a short time because the roots supplying the nutrients to the tree are young.  You will notice certain branches of trees or bushes begin to dry out when gophers are attacking them.  This is caused by the roots supplying that part of the plant is damaged or killed by the gopher and no longer supplying nutrients to that part of the plant you are growing in.

The common control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, poison, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are techniques that a property owner can use with some success. Burrow Blasting is usually operated by a company dedicated to gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the expense of the machine.

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

Poison baits used by agriculture pest control companies are much higher concentration and effective than what is available to a homeowner.  The main reason to hire a gopher expert is the experience of what method 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 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 try to flood the gopher with a hose in the opening.  The problem is the water typically 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 Bloomington and shut it off.

Repellers 

No repellents in Bloomington available at the present time that have been proved to provide good Gopher Pest Control. Several plants, such as gopher purge and cantor bean have been said to offer protection, 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 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. 

Above ground planter 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 Bloomington property, they are allowed to be removed by all allowable method. 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 Gopher Company

We will come out to provide Gopher Pest Control services in Bloomington 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 Pest 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 founder of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with 2 gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one removed with strychnine.  Nick and his team of Gopher Pest 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