Gopher Pest Control Rancho Cucamonga

Gopher and Mole Control in Rancho Cucamonga, CA

If moles or gophers are damaging your Rancho Cucamonga landscape and need Gopher Pest Control service call Rodent Guys to save your landscape.  Our Gopher Pest Control service in Rancho Cucamonga, CA is offered using pet friendly methods by well trained technicians.  We can be reached 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 which is the same thing as a gopher. A lot of damage will be to new plants since they are immature, un-established therefore it won’t require a lot of gnawing for one gopher to eliminate or consume it. Grass can also be exceptionally impacted by gophers with damage from both the eating on the grass and the dirt moved on top in addition to residing on the grass which unfortunately smothers it.

Giant trees takes nibbling for a little bit so no worries. Smaller trees are usually destroyed because of a gopher immediately since the roots supplying the life to the tree are immature. You discover certain branches of trees or bushes begin to die out any time gophers are destroying them. This is due to the roots issuing life for that section of the plant is impaired or destroyed by your gopher and without any longer providing life to that section of the plant you happen to be raising.

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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 differentiate them from other burrowing rodents like  ground squirrels.  They can dig one to three mounds every day which is why you want to eradicate gophers right away on your home.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is commonly done by a gopher specialist pest control company with knowledge of how to eliminate gophers for your yard.  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.

Destruction and reasons we need Removal

Gophers eat plants, tree roots, ornamental flowers and vegetables on your yard – 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 consume it.  Grass is also very impacted by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the lawn and the dirt pushed on top and sitting on the lawn which kills it.

Big trees can take gnawing for a while so not to worry.  Smaller trees can be killed by a gopher right away because the root system supplying the life to the tree are undeveloped.  You will notice certain branches of trees or bushes start to die off when gophers are damaging 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 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 home owner can use with some success. Burrow Blasting is normally done by a service serious about gophers (we have a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) because of the cost of the equipment.

Burrow fumigants are extremely effective but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed technicians 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 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 property and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective removal of gophers.

Using water to wash them to surface 

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 attempt to flood the gopher with a water holse in the opening.  The problem is the water typically never fills up the tunnel system and the gopher simply raises his nose above the water line until you begin to panic about the cost of water in Rancho Cucamonga and shut off the water off.

Repellers 

There are no repellents in Rancho Cucamonga 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 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.

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

Raised 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 before filling with soil in your yard.

Calif DFG position 

 When gophers are causing damage to you Rancho Cucamonga property, they are allowed to be taken by any legal means. Allowable methods 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 labeld for gophers on the product label and follow the instructions carefully.

 Rodent Guys Rodent Company

Rodent Guys will come out to provide Gopher Pest Control 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 in place 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 owner of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with 2 gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one controlled with poison.  Nick and his team of Gopher Pest Control 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