Westminster 60-day Standard Guarantee for Gopher and Moles
Rodent Guys gopher control service protects your Westminster property from the vast damage caused from gophers and moles. Our residential treatment for gophers utilizes no poisons and is safe for kids, dogs, cats and other wildlife. Our approach for gopher control with the best guarantee of any company we are aware of for Westminster.
The typical approach for gopher extermination for Westminster, CA residential and commercial gopher removal is combined with trapping and gas injection. We do not use the usual poison bait which is strychnine or gopher bait similar to rat poison. We have found their effectiveness is limited and the danger to your Westminster pets and other wildlife along with predatory birds is elevated.
This is why our gopher extermination starts out with trapping inside the gopher tunnels near recent gopher activity on your Westminster property. Most traps are placed down into the gopher’s tunnel with irrigation flags showing their positions. Rodent Guys typically will let the gopher traps sit for 1-7 days varying on schedule, weather and the technician’s recommendation.
When Rodent Guys arrive to retrieve the traps all of the dead gophers will be removed out of the tunnels which is the 1st phase of our gopher extermination in Westminster. We will then use our carbon monoxide machines to place carbon monoxide gas into the gopher burrow killing any other gophers in the burrow including the babies in the burrow. Utilizing two seperate control techniques such as these gives excellent gopher control allowing Rodent Guys to offer the best guarantee for gopher extermination in Westminster, CA.
What reason do we not not use gopher poison?
Serveral poison baits are available for controlling gophers but few of them work effectively. This includes the professional strength of gopher bait sold to to us, a licensed pest control company, is limited in its effectiveness. Strychnine is known to be only 50-60% effective as a standalone technique of gopher control. Our experience with these poisons is slightly better than that but not too low for repeatable results.
Besides gopher poison not having good control for gopher extermination in Westminster it is also quite lethal to dogs, cats and wildlife not to mention children. At times gophers will eject poison from their tunnels when they don’t plan to consume it (this happens commonly). When the gopher bait is pushed above ground it is now in reach for anyone (child, pet, other wildlife) to consume the lethal poison. Strychnine has no antidote and kills in about 30 minutes.
Another way for exposure to the poison is if a dog digs into the tunnel going after the gopher and consumes the poison. Don’t let companies fool you, the main tunnels are not several feet below the surface. The tunnels on your Westminster yard are two to eight inches down and easy to dig since the tunneling removed a lot of the soil previously.
The other common way for your pet or wildlife to get poisoned by gopher bait is by eating a dead or dying gopher that consumed the bait. The lethal bait is still in the gopher’s stomach and when your pet eats the gopher it is also eating the gopher bait. If you own dogs it is highly recommended to not use gopher poiosn and do not let pest control companies serving Westminster tell you it is safe – its not.
Why use traps for removing gophers in Westminster, CA?
Here at Rodent Guys we have used many ways for gopher eradication for our customers over the years. The main reasons to use trapping as a primary method of gopher pest control is it works very well and is wildlife safe. No doubt about when you remove a gopher that you have solved the problem.
Why use carbon monoxide to exterminate gophers?
We know people want their gopher problem fixed right away in Westminster. When we follow our trapping program up with a carbon monoxide method we have now used a totally different technique utilizing a different technology to help ensure the highest chances of full gopher extermination.
The carbon monoxide floods the gopher burrow system with an unlivable 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 switched off the gas quickly dissipates from the gopher tunnels. Above ground people and pets 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 Westminster for burrowing animals.
What is the Guarantee?
Rodent Guys offers the best guarantee of any company we know about. Our standard guarantee is 60 days. This means during your guarantee period if you notice any activity you can call us out at no charge to your home and we will re-treat the area.
What about monthly service?
We perform routine service for residential and commercial properties. This is normally performed monthly which consists of Rodent Guys coming to your property once per month traversing the entire area and treating the gopher activity.
If gopher activity is seen in between appointments we can be called out to take care of the activity so you don’t have to wait until your next visit. This minimizes the damage they do and keeps your property at its best. We will either do an extra service or perform the next visit early depending how soon your next appointment is scheduled.
Give us a call – its free. We would be happy to go over your pet safe gopher removal options and quote prices right over the phone. Talk to you soon.