Gopher Pest Control Service San Bernardino

Gopher and Mole Control in San Bernardino, CA

If gophers or moles are damaging your San Bernardino landscape and need Gopher Pest Control Service service call Rodent Guys to rescue your landscaping.  Our Gopher Pest Control Service service in San Bernardino, 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 San Bernardino Ca . needs is from the pocket gopher that is the same thing as a gopher. Most harm is to new plants because they’re young, un-established and it won’t take a lot gnawing for a gopher to eliminate or feed on it. Turf can be seriously effected by gophers with damage from both feeding of the lawn as well as the soil moved at the top as well as staying on the lawn which in turn smothers it.

Giant trees could take chewing for a little bit so don’t worry. Smaller trees might be killed by a gopher promptly simply because the roots offering the life to your tree are immature. You will see particular limbs of trees or bushes continue to die out any time gophers are harming them. This is a result of the roots issuing life to that part of the plant is weakened or killed from the gopher and no longer giving life to that part 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 stuffed wth dirt like in the picture above. This helps to set them apart from other burrowing rodents like  moles.  They can make 1-3 mounds per day leading to why you want to eradicate gophers right away on your landscape.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is normally done by a professional pest control company with experience with how to eliminate gophers for your home.  Always ensure they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not just a license for structural pest control.

Damage and reasons we need Removal

Gophers consume plants, tree roots, ornamental flowers and vegetables on your yard – 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 much for a gopher to destroy or consume it.  Lawn 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 grass which smothers it.

Mature trees can take gnawing for a little bit so not to worry.  Smaller trees can be destroyed by a gopher right away because the root system supplying the nutrients to the tree are undeveloped.  You will see certain branches of trees or bushes start to dry out when gophers are damaging 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, baiting, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are techniques that a property owner can use with limited success. Burrow Blasting is normally done by a service dedicated to gophers (we have a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the expense of the equipment.

Burrow fumigants are very useful 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 hardware store which are not very effective.

Poison baits available to agriculture pest control companies are much higher concentration 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 removal of gophers.

Using water to force them to surface 

Flooding can be effective on farms where the entire crop area is flooded and there is nowhere for a gopher to go.  On your property you are going to try to flood the gopher with a hose in the opening.  The problem is the water typically never fills up the tunnel system and the gopher simply raises his head above the water line until you begin to worry about the cost of water in San Bernardino and shut off the water off.

Repellers 

There are no repellents in San Bernardino 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 control, but these claims have never been proved.   If they really worked to get rid of gophers you would not be reading this site.

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

Above ground planter 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 San Bernardino property, they are allowed to be killed by any legal means. Allowable methods 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 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 Service services in San Bernardino 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 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 founder 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