Gopher Pest Control Service Colton

Gopher and Mole Control in Colton, CA

If moles or gophers are causing damage to your Colton landscaping and need Gopher Pest Control Service service call Rodent Guys to save your landscaping.  Our Gopher Pest Control Service service in Colton, CA is available with pet friendly methods with 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 Colton Ca needs is from the pocket gopher that is the same thing as a gopher. A large amount of destruction will be to new plants since they’re immature, un-established and it won’t require a great deal of gnawing for that gopher to destroy or devour it. Lawn can be highly impacted by gophers with damage from both the consuming from the lawn as well as the earth pushed on top in addition to residing on the grass which usually smothers it.

Big trees will take chewing for a little bit so don’t worry. Smaller trees might be destroyed because of a gopher promptly given that the roots offering the life to the tree are young. You might find particular branches of trees or bushes start to die off when gophers are harming them. This is caused by the roots providing life to that area of the plant is harmed or killed because of the gopher and without any longer supplying life for that section of the plant you will be 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 normally filled with dirt like in the picture above. This helps to set them apart from other burrowing rodents like  ground squirrels.  They can make one to three mounds per day leading to why you want to eradicate gophers immediately on your landscape.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is normally done by a gopher specialist pest control company with background in how to remove gophers for your house.  Always ensure they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not merely a structural license.

Destruction and why we need Removal

Gophers eat plants, roots of trees, flowers and vegetables on your yard – if it’s a plant they probably will eatwll consume|like} it.  Most damage is to new vegetation because they are young, un-established and it does not} take much for a gopher to destroy or consume it.  Turf is also highly impacted by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the lawn and the dirt pushed on top and sitting on the grass which smothers 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 undeveloped.  You will see certain branches of trees or bushes begin to dry out when gophers are eating 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 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 dedicated to gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the cost of the blaster.

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 smoke bombs from the hardware store which are seldom successful.

Poison baits available to agriculture pest control operators are much higher strength and effective than what is available to a homeowner.  The main reason to hire a gopher expert is the knowledge 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 crop area 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 hose down the hole.  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 start to panic about the cost of water in Colton and shut off the water off.

Repellent 

There are no repellents in Colton 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 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 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 give 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 prior to adding soil in your yard.

Calif DFG position 

 When gophers are causing damage to you Colton property, they are allowed to be killed by any legal means. 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 registered for gophers on the product label and follow the instructions carefully.

 Rodent Guys Gopher Services

We will come out to provide Gopher Pest Control Service services in Colton using the best ways based on each property 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 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 killed 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