Gopher Pest Control Service Claremont

Gopher and Mole Control in Claremont, CA

If rodents like gophers are damaging your Claremont property and you need Gopher Pest Control Service service call Rodent Guys to save your yard.  Our Gopher Pest Control Service service in Claremont, CA is available with 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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Any gopher control Claremont California needs is from the pocket gopher which is the same as a gopher. Almost all destruction is almost always to new plants since they are immature, un-established but it does not require a great deal gnawing for that gopher to destroy or consume it. Grass can also be exceptionally effected by gophers with damage from both consuming on the grass as well as the dirt pushed on the top along with staying on top of the turf which usually smothers it.

Big trees normally takes chewing for a little bit so not to worry. Smaller trees may be destroyed by the gopher right away since the roots supplying the life to the tree are young. You might find distinct limbs of trees or bushes continue to die off whenever gophers are harming it. This is the result of the roots giving life for that an area of the plant is compromised or destroyed because of the gopher and no longer supplying life to that section of the plant that you are growing.

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  voles.  They can make one to three mounds per day which is why you want to eliminate gophers right away on your yard.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is commonly done by a gopher specialist pest control company with experience with how to eradicate gophers for your lawn.  Always make sure 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, roots of trees, 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 does not} take a lot for a gopher to destroy or consume it.  Lawn is also very effected by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the lawn and the dirt pushed on top and sitting on the lawn which smothers it.

Large trees can take gnawing for a little bit so not to panic.  Smaller trees can be destroyed by a gopher right away because the root system supplying the nutrients to the tree are young.  You will see certain branches of trees or bushes begin to dry out 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 plant you are growing in.

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

Burrow fumigants are extremely effective but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed techs like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the smoke bombs from the tools store which are seldom successful.

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 situation and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective control of gophers.

Using water to wash them to surface 

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 attempt to flood the gopher with a hose down the opening.  The problem is the water usually never fills up the tunnel system and the gopher simply raises his nose above the water line until you start to panic about the water bill in Claremont and shut it off.

Repellers 

There are no repellents in Claremont available at the present time that have been proved to provide good Gopher Pest Control Service. Several plants, such as gopher purge and cantor bean have been said to offer relief, but these claims have never been proved.   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 be cost prohibitive. Plus this would at best only provide short-term control. Eventually gophers find a way in. 

Above ground 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 Claremont property, they are allowed to be taken 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 Rodent Services

Rodent Guys will come out to provide Gopher Pest Control Service services in Claremont 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 Service 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 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 Service 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