Irwindale gopher control and Extermination Services
60-Day Guarantee for Gopher and Mole Extermination
Rodent Guys gopher control service for Irwindale gopher control protects homes from the vast damage by gophers. Our residential treatment for gophers utilizes no poisons and is safe for children, pets and other animals. We approach things a bit different for gopher control with the longest guarantee of anyone around servicing Irwindale, CA.
The normal approach for home gopher control in Irwindale and commercial gopher removal in Irwindale is dual process of trapping and carbon monoxide. At Rodent Guys we do not use the usual poisonous bait which is strychnine or gopher poison similar to that of rat poison bait. We have found their effectiveness is low and the danger to your dogs, cats and children and other animals including predatory birds is elevated.
Instead Rodent Guys Irwindale gopher control begins by setting traps inside the gopher tunnels near recent activity on your property. These traps are placed inside the gopher’s tunnel using small flags displaying their positions. Rodent Guys typically will allow the traps sit for 1-7 days varying on schedule, weather and the technician’s recommendation.
When Rodent Guys come to pick-up the traps all of the dead gophers will be removed out of the tunnels which is the first phase of our Irwindale gopher control. After the trapping we will use our carbon monoxide machines to place carbon monoxide gas into the gopher burrow killing any more gophers in the tunnel including any young in the burrow. With two types of control techniques such as these gives fantastic gopher control in Irwindale allowing Rodent Guys to give the best guarantee.
The reason to not use poison for gopher control in Irwindale?
There are many poison baits are sold for controlling gophers but few of them work effectively as a method by itself. This includes the professional strength of gopher poison sold to to us, a licensed pest control company, is limited in its effectiveness. Strychnine is reported to be only fifty to sixty percent effective as a standalone method of gopher control for your Irwindale property. Our experience with these poisons is a little higher but not too low for repeatable results.
Besides gopher poison not having great control it is also extremely dangerous to dogs, cats and wildlife as well as a child for your Irwindale gopher control project. Sometimes gophers will push poison out of their burrows when they don’t plan to consume it (this is common). Once the bait is above ground it is now exposed for anyone (children, dogs, cats and other wildlife) to consume the deadly bait. Strychnine has no antidote and kills in about 30 minutes.
Another way for exposure to the poison would be if a dog digs down n the tunnel going after the gopher and consumes the bait. Don’t let companies fool you, the main tunnels are not several feet down. The tunnels on your Irwindale landscape are two to eight inches down and easy to excavate since the tunneling removed quite a bit of the ground already.
The other common way for your pet or wildlife to be poisoned by gopher bait is by eating a dead or dying gopher that ate the poison. The poison is still in the gopher’s stomach and when your dog eats the gopher he is also eating the gopher bait. If you own dogs it is highly recommended to not use gopher poison and do not allow a pest control company serving Irwindale, CA try to tell you it is safe – its not.
What is the reason for traps?
Here at Rodent Guys we have used many methods for gopher extermination for our customers over the years. In Irwindale, the main reasons to use trapping as a primary method of gopher pest control is it works extremely well and is child safe. There is no doubt when you remove a gopher that you have removed the problem.
What is the purpose of carbon monoxide?
We know Irwindale people want their gopher infestation solved right away. Since we follow our trapping program up with a carbon monoxide method we have now used a totally separate 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 deadly gas in about 30 seconds and will exterminate gophers within the tunnels including young in the nest. Once the machines are turned off the gas quickly dissipates out of the gopher tunnels of your Irwindale property. Above ground people and pets are unaffected by the exhaust down in the tunnel. Our machines are registered and approved by EPA and State of California regulations for your safety.
What is the Guarantee?
Rodent Guys offers the longest guarantee of anyone we know about serving Irwindale. Our standard guarantee is 60 days. So while you are under your guarantee time if you see any activity you can call us out at no charge to your address and we will re-treat the area.
Do you offer monthly service?
We perform routine maintenance for residential and commercial properties in Irwindale. This is normally performed monthly consisting of Rodent Guys coming to your property once each month traversing the entire landscape and treating the gopher activity.
If gopher activity is seen in between calls we can be called out to take care of the activity so you don’t have to wait until your next service. This will minimize the damage they do and keeps your landscape at its best. An extra service will be done or perform the next visit early depending how soon your next Irwindale visit 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 for your Irwindale property. No time like the present – call us now.
Please take a moment to call us Rodent Guys for you Irwindale gopher control project at 909-599-4711.