Gopher Pest Control San Bernardino County

Gopher Removal in San Bernardino County, CA

If rodents like gophers are causing damage at your San Bernardino County landscaping and need Gopher Pest Control service call Rodent Guys to rescue your landscape.  Our Gopher Pest Control service in San Bernardino County, CA is offered with pet friendly methods with well trained techs.  Call us at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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Any gopher control San Bernardino County California needs is from the pocket gopher which is the exact same as a gopher. A lot of damage is to new plants simply because they’re immature, un-established therefore it would not take very much gnawing for the gopher to destroy or consume it. Lawn is likewise highly impacted by gophers with damages from both the feeding on the grass and also the dirt moved on the top and residing on the grass that smothers it.

Big trees can take eating for a little bit so don’t worry. Smaller trees can be killed by way of gopher promptly simply because the roots supplying the life for the tree are immature. You will see particular branches of trees or bushes start to die off when ever gophers are destroying it. This is caused by the roots providing life for that section of the plant is impaired or destroyed by your gopher and no longer providing life to that part of the plant that 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 usually plugged like in the picture above. This helps to differentiate them from other tunneling rodents like  ground squirrels.  They can make one to three mounds a day reason behind the fact of why you want to get rid of gophers right away on your home.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is usually done by a professional pest control company with experience with how to kill gophers for your home.  Always check that they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not only a license for structural pest control.

Destruction and why we need Removal

Gophers consume plants, tree roots, ornamental flowers and vegetables on your lawn – 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 does not} take a lot for a gopher to destroy or consume it.  Turf is also very impacted by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the lawn and the dirt pushed up and sitting on the turf which smothers it.

Mature trees can take chewing for a little bit so not to panic.  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 start to die off 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 life to that part of the tree you are growing in.

The common control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, bait, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are techniques that a home owner can use with some success. Burrow Blasting is typically done by a service dedicated to gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the expense of the blaster.

Burrow fumigants are extremely effective but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed experts like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the smoke bombs from the nursery which are not very effective.

Poison baits used by agriculture pest control professionals 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 technique to use for each property and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective control of gophers.

Using water to force them out 

Flooding can be effective on farms where the entire 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 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 start to panic about the water bill in San Bernardino County and shut it off.

Repellers 

There are no repellents in San Bernardino County available at the present time that have been shown 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 garden 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 provide short-term control. Eventually 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 before filling with soil in your yard.

Calif DFG position 

 When gophers are causing damage to you San Bernardino County property, they are allowed to be controled by all allowable method. Allowable ways 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 Pest Control services in San Bernardino County using the best ways based on each situation such as fumigation.  Depending on tunnel locations 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 two gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one controlled with poison.  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