Gopher Control Los Alamitos

Los Alamitos 60-day Standard Guarantee for Gopher and Moles

Rodent Guys gopher extermination service protects your Los Alamitos landscaping from the vast damage by gophers and moles. Rodent Guys residential service for gophers utilizes no poisons and is safe for kids, pets like dogs and cats and other wildlife. Our approach for gopher control with the longest guarantee of any company we are aware of for Los Alamitos.

Our normal method for gopher control for Los Alamitos, CA home and commercial gopher removal is dual process of traps and gas injection. At Rodent Guys we do not use the usual poisonous bait which is strychnine or gopher bait similar to rat poisonous bait. We have concluded their effectiveness is limited and the danger to your Los Alamitos dogs, cats and children and other animals along with predatory birds is high.

Based on this our gopher control starts out with trapping in the gopher tunnels nearby the recent gopher activity on your Los Alamitos property. The traps are positioned down into the gopher’s tunnel with markers marking their positions. Rodent Guys typically will  let the gopher traps sit for one to seven days depending on schedule, weather and the technician’s recommendation.

When we come to pick-up the traps the dead gophers will be pulled out of the tunnels which is the 1st phase of our gopher control in Los Alamitos. We will then use our carbon monoxide machines to funnel carbon monoxide gas into the gopher burrow killing any other gophers in the burrow including any babies in the nest. With two types of control techniques such as these offers fantastic gopher control allowing Rodent Guys to give the best guarantee for gopher control in Los Alamitos, CA.

One of our carbon monoxide machines for Los Alamitos


Why not not use gopher poison?

Various poison baits are sold for controlling gophers but few of them work well. Even the commercial version of gopher poison sold to to us, a licensed pest control company, having limited efficiency. Strychnine is reported to be merely fifty to sixty percent effective as a standalone method of gopher control. Our experience with these poisons is a little better than that but still not too low for repeatable results.

Besides gopher poison not having good control for gopher control in Los Alamitos it is also extremely dangerous to pets and wildlife as well as children. Sometimes gophers will push poison out of their burrows if they don’t intend to eat it (this happens commonly). Once the bait is above ground it is now in reach for anyone (child, pet, other wildlife) to consume the deadly bait. Strychnine has no antidote and kills in around 30 minutes.

The other way for exposure to the poison would be if a dog digs down n the burrow going after the gopher and gets into the poison. Don’t let pest control companies lie to you, the main tunnels are not multiple feet down. The tunnels on your Los Alamitos landscape are two to eight inches down and easy to dig since the tunneling removed a lot of the soil previously.

The last way for your pet or wildlife to get poisoned by gopher bait is by consuming a dead or dying gopher that ate the poison. The lethal bait is still in the gopher’s stomach and when your dog eats the gopher it is also eating the gopher bait. If you have dogs it is highly recommended to not use gopher poiosn and don’t allow a pest control company serving Los Alamitos tell you it is safe – its not.

Why use traps for removing gophers in Los Alamitos, CA?

We have played with many methods for gopher eradication for our customers over the years. The main reasons to use trapping as a primary method of gopher pest removal is it works very well and is pet-safe, child-safe, wildlife-safe. No doubt about when you remove a gopher that you have solved the issue.

What is the purpose of carbon monoxide to exterminate gophers?

We know customers want their gopher infestation solved right away in Los Alamitos. Since we follow our trapping up with a carbon monoxide method we have now used a totally different method utilizing a different technology to help ensure the best chances of full gopher eradication.

The carbon monoxide fills the gopher burrow system with an unbreathable environment which only requires them to breath as a method of control. The whole system which is connected by tunneling is filled with this lethal gas in around thirty seconds and will eliminate gophers within the tunnels including offspring in the nest. After the machines are turned off the gas quickly dissipates from the gopher tunnels. People and pets above ground are unaffected by the gasses down in the tunnel. Our machines are registered and approved by EPA and State of California regulations for everyone’s safety and legal in Los Alamitos for burrowing animals.

What is the Guarantee?

Rodent Guys offers the best guarantee of any company we have seen. Our standard guarantee is 60 days. This means during your guarantee time if you notice any activity you can call us back at no charge to your address and we will re-treat the area.

What about monthly service?

We perform routine service for residential and commercial properties. This is usaully done monthly which consists of Rodent Guys coming to your property once each month walking the entire property and treating the gopher activity.

If gopher activity is seen in between calls we can be called out to take care of it so you don’t have to wait until your next visit. This minimizes the damage they do and keeps you as gopher free as possible. We will either do an extra service or perform the next service early depending how close your next service is scheduled.

Call us up – there is not cost for a call. We would be happy to go over your pet safe gopher removal options and quote prices right over the phone. We look forward to hearing from you.

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