Gopher Pest Control Riverside County

Gopher Pest Removal in Riverside County, CA

When moles or gophers are damaging your Riverside County landscaping and need Gopher Pest Control service call Rodent Guys to save your landscaping.  Our Gopher Pest Control service in Riverside County, CA is offered with pet friendly methods by well trained trappers.  Please dial us at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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A gopher control Riverside County Ca . needs is from the pocket gopher which is the same thing as a gopher. A large amount of harm will be to new plants since they are young, un-established and it also won’t require a lot of gnawing for that gopher to eliminate or devour it. Lawn is additionally highly effected by gophers with damage from both the consuming on the lawn as well as the dirt moved on top and staying on top of the lawn which often smothers it.

Big trees normally takes nibbling for a little bit so don’t worry. Smaller trees are generally destroyed by way of gopher promptly considering that the roots supplying the life for the tree are immature. You will see distinct limbs of trees or bushes begin to die when gophers are destroying it. This is the result of the roots providing life for that an area of the plant is damaged or destroyed by the gopher and no longer giving life for that part of the plant 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 normally filled with dirt like in the picture above. This helps to tell them apart from other tunneling rodents like  voles.  They can create one to three mounds a day leading to why you want to get rid of gophers immediately on your home.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is usually done by a qualified pest control company with experience with how to remove gophers for your home.  Always ensure they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not merely a structural license.

Destruction and reasons we need Removal

Gophers eat plants, tree roots, flowers and vegetables on your lawn – 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 does not} take much for a gopher to destroy or consume it.  Turf is also highly effected by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the turf and the dirt pushed on top and staying on the turf which kills it.

Large trees can take gnawing for a while so not to panic.  Smaller trees can be killed by a gopher right away because the roots supplying the life 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 giving life to 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 best control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, bait, 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 normally operated by a service dedicated to gophers (we have a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) because of the cost of the machine.

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 Home Depot which are seldom successful.

Poison baits available to agriculture pest control operators are much higher strength and effective than what is obtainable 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 control of gophers.

Using water to wash them out 

Flooding can be effective on farms where the whole 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 water holse in the hole.  The problem is the water usually never fills up the burrow and the gopher simply raises his nose above the water line until you start to be concerned about the cost of water in Riverside County and shut it off.

Repellers 

There are no repellents in Riverside County 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 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 give short-term control. Eventually gophers find a way in. 

Above ground flower beds can be protected by fixing 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 Riverside County property, they are allowed to be taken by any legal means. Allowable methods include gopher traps and poison bait placed 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 Services

We will come out to provide Gopher Pest Control services in Riverside County 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 novice, we have a lot of experience with it.

Gopher Pest Control at it's best

Captured two Gophers

This is head honcho of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with two gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one removed with bait.  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