Aliso Viejo 60-day Standard Guarantee for Gopher and Moles
Rodent Guys gopher trapping service protects your Aliso Viejo landscape from the vast damage caused from gophers and moles. Our residential service for gophers utilizes no poisons and is safe for children, dogs, cats and other wildlife. We approach things a bit different for gopher control with the best guarantee of anyone around for Aliso Viejo.
Our typical method for gopher removal for Aliso Viejo, CA residential and commercial gopher removal is dual process of traps and carbon monoxide. At Rodent Guys we do not use the usual poison bait which is strychnine or gopher poison similar to rat poison. We have found their effectiveness is limited and the danger to your Aliso Viejo pets and other animals along with predatory birds is high.
Instead Rodent Guys gopher removal begins with trapping inside the gopher tunnels near recent gopher activity on your Aliso Viejo property. The traps are positioned down into the gopher’s tunnel with irrigation flags displaying their positions. Rodent Guys normally will allow the gopher traps sit for 1-7 days depending on schedule, weather and the technician’s recommendation.
When we arrive to pick-up the traps all of the dead gophers will be removed out of the tunnels which is the first phase of our gopher removal in Aliso Viejo. We will then use our carbon monoxide machines to place carbon monoxide gas into the gopher burrow killing any more gophers in the tunnel including the babies in the burrow. Using two types of control techniques such as these gives great gopher control allowing Rodent Guys to give the best guarantee for gopher removal in Aliso Viejo, CA.
What reason do we not not use gopher poison?
Serveral poison baits are available for controlling gophers but few of them have good effectiveness. This includes the professional version of gopher poison sold to to us, a licensed pest control company, having limited efficiency. Strychnine is reported to be only 50-60% effective as a standalone technique of gopher control. Our experience with these poisons is a little higher but still not high enough.
Besides gopher poison not having good control for gopher removal in Aliso Viejo it is also quite dangerous to pets and wildlife as well as a child. Sometimes gophers will force poison from their burrows when they don’t plan to consume it (this happens commonly). When the gopher bait is pushed above ground it is now exposed for anyone (children, dogs, cats and other wildlife) to consume the deadly poison. Strychnine has no antidote and kills in around 30 minutes.
The other way for exposure to the poison is if a dog digs down n the tunnel going after the gopher and eats the bait. Don’t let companies fool you, the main tunnels are not several feet down. The tunnels on your Aliso Viejo landscape are two to eight inches below and easy to dig since the tunneling removed quite a bit of the dirt previously.
The other 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 strongly recommended to not use gopher bait and do not allow pest control companies serving Aliso Viejo try to tell you it is safe – its not.
What is the reason for traps for removing gophers in Aliso Viejo, CA?
We have used many ways for gopher control for our customers over the years. The main reasons to use trapping as a primary method of gopher pest control is it works extremely well and is child safe. No doubt about when you pull out a gopher that you have removed the problem.
Why use carbon monoxide to exterminate gophers?
Rodent Guys knows customers want their gopher problem fixed quickly in Aliso Viejo. Since we follow our trapping program up with a carbon monoxide method we have now used a totally different method utilizing a different technology to help ensure the highest chances of full gopher eradication.
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 deadly gas in around 30 seconds and will exterminate gophers within the tunnels including young in the burrow. After the machines are turned off the gas quickly dissipates out of 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 Aliso Viejo 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 time if you see any activity you can call us back at no cost to your home and we will re-treat the area.
Do you offer monthly service?
We offer routine service for residential and commercial properties. This is usaully done on a monthly basis consisting of Rodent Guys coming to your home once per month walking the entire area and treating the gopher activity.
If gopher activity is seen in between treatments 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 gophers do and keeps your landscape at its best. An extra visit will be done or perform the next visit early depending how soon your next visit 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. No time like the present – call us now.