Pest Control Service For Gophers Chino

Gopher and Mole Control in Chino, CA

When gophers or moles are damaging your Chino landscaping and need Pest Control Service For Gophers service call Rodent Guys to rescue your landscaping.  Our Pest Control Service For Gophers service in Chino, CA is offered using pet friendly methods with well trained techs.  We can be reached at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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A gopher control Chino Ca . needs is from the pocket gopher that is the same as a gopher. The majority destruction is almost always to new plants because immature, un-established therefore it would not require a whole lot gnawing for the gopher to eliminate or feed on it. Turf can also be highly impacted by gophers with destruction from both eating from the lawn as well as the dirt shoved on top as well as staying on top of the lawn which in turn smothers it.

Giant trees takes nibbling for a little bit so no worries. Smaller trees might be destroyed because of a gopher quickly since the roots supplying the life to your tree are young. You will see certain branches of trees or bushes begin to die off as soon as gophers are destroying it. This is due to the roots providing life to that area of the plant is harmed or destroyed by your gopher and without any longer supplying life to that section of the plant you might be 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 burrowing rodents like  voles.  They can dig 1-3 mounds a day leading to why you want to eliminate gophers immediately on your landscape.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is normally done by a gopher specialist pest control company with knowledge of how to kill gophers for your yard.  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, roots of trees, ornamental flowers and vegetables on your lawn – if it’s a plant they probably will eatwll consume|like} it.  Most damage is to new vegetation because they are small, un-established and it doesn’tdoes not} take much for a gopher to destroy or consume it.  Grass is also highly effected by gophers with damage from both the eating of the lawn and the dirt pushed on top and staying on the turf which kills it.

Mature trees can take gnawing for a little bit so not to worry.  Smaller trees can be destroyed by a gopher in a short time because the root system supplying the nutrients to the tree are young.  You will notice certain branches of trees or bushes start 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 tree you are growing in.

The common control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, poison baiting, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are options that a home owner can use with limited success. Burrow Blasting is normally done by a company serious about gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the expense of the blaster.

Burrow fumigants are very effective 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 Lowes which are seldom successful.

Poison baits used by 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 knowledge of what technique to use for each situation 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 escape.  On your property you are going to attempt to flood the gopher with a water holse in the opening.  The problem is the water typically never fills up the burrow and the gopher simply raises his nose above the water line until you start to worry about the water bill in Chino and shut off the water off.

Repellers 

No repellents in Chino available at the present time that have been shown to provide good Pest Control Service For Gophers. 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 no one would be reading this site including you.

Keep gophers out of your yard 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 provide short-term control. Eventually gophers find a way in. 

Above ground planter 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 Chino property, they are allowed to be taken by any legal means. Allowable ways can include gopher traps and poison bait used 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 Company

Rodent Guys will come out to provide Pest Control Service For Gophers services in Chino using the best ways based on each situation such as fumigation.  Depending on tunnel locations poison baits are used in place of fumigation of tunnels.  Pest Control Service For Gophers 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 killed with bait.  Nick and his team of Pest Control Service For Gophers 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