Pest Control Service For Gophers San Bernardino County

Gopher and Mole Control in San Bernardino County, CA

If rodents like gophers are damaging your San Bernardino County landscaping and need Pest Control Service For Gophers service call Rodent Guys to save your yard.  Our Pest Control Service For Gophers service in San Bernardino County, CA is offered with pet friendly methods with well trained technicians.  Call us at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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A gopher control San Bernardino County California needs is from the pocket gopher which is the same thing as a gopher. A lot of damages will be to new plants because young, un-established and it would not require a great deal gnawing for a gopher to destroy or eat it. Turf is also seriously effected by gophers with damages from both feeding from the grass as well as the soil pushed on the top in addition to staying on top of the grass which often smothers it.

Giant trees usually takes eating for a while so no worries. Smaller trees might be killed because of a gopher quickly simply because the roots offering the life to the tree are young. You will quickly realize distinct limbs of trees or bushes start to die when gophers are destroying them. This is the result of the roots issuing life for that portion of the plant is harmed or killed by the gopher and without any longer supplying life to that part of the plant you’re 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 filled with dirt like in the picture above. This helps to differentiate them from other tunneling rodents like  ground squirrels.  They can create one to three mounds a day reason behind the fact of why you want to eliminate gophers immediately on your home.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is usually done by a professional pest control company with background in how to remove gophers for your lawn.  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.

Destruction and reasons we need Removal

Gophers consume plants, roots of trees, ornamental flowers and vegetables on your garden – if it’s a plant they most likely will eatwll consume|like} it.  Most damage is to new vegetation because they are young, un-established and it doesn’tdoes not} take much for a gopher to destroy or consume it.  Grass is also very impacted by gophers with damage from both the eating of the lawn and the soil pushed up and staying on the lawn which kills it.

Large trees can take chewing 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 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 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 methods that a home owner can use with limited success. Burrow Blasting is typically done by a company dedicated to gophers (we have a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) because of the cost of the equipment.

Burrow fumigants are extremely useful but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed professionals 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 operators are much higher strength and effective than what is obtainable to a homeowner.  The main reason to hire a gopher expert is the knowledge of what method 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 whole field 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 hose 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 begin to be concerned about the cost of water in San Bernardino County and shut off the water off.

Repellers 

No repellents in San Bernardino County 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 authenticated.   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 projects. Any large project, such as placing fencing around the perimeter of your backyard would cost too much. Plus this would at best only give short-term control. Eventually gophers find a way in. 

Raised flower beds can be protected by placing a 1/4 inch galvanized hardware cloth below 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 San Bernardino County property, they are allowed to be controled by all allowable method. 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 Rodent Services

Rodent Guys will come out to provide Pest Control Service For Gophers services in San Bernardino County using the best ways based on each property such as fumigation.  Depending on where tunnels are located poison baits are used in place of fumigation of tunnels.  Pest Control Service For Gophers 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 head honcho of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with two gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one removed with bait.  Nick and his team of Pest Control Service For Gophers 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