Lakewood gopher extermination and Extermination Services
60-Day Guarantee for Gopher and Mole Extermination
Rodent Guys gopher extermination service for Lakewood gopher extermination protects landscapes from the vast damage caused from gophers. Rodent Guys residential treatment for gophers has no poisons and is safe for children, pets like dogs and cats and other animals. We approach things a bit different for gopher control with the longest guarantee of any company we are aware of servicing Lakewood, CA.
The normal method for home gopher extermination in Lakewood and commercial gopher removal in Lakewood is dual process of traps and carbon monoxide. We do not use the usual poisonous bait which is strychnine or gopher poison similar to that of rat poison. We have concluded their effectiveness is low and the danger to your pets and other wildlife along with predatory birds is great.
Based on this Rodent Guys Lakewood gopher extermination begins by trapping in the gopher tunnels near most recent activity on your property. The traps are positioned inside the gopher’s tunnel with irrigation flags marking their positions. Rodent Guys normally will let the trap sets sit for 1-7 days depending on schedule, weather and the technician’s recommendation.
When Rodent Guys arrive to retrieve the traps the dead gophers will be pulled out of the tunnels which is the first phase of our Lakewood gopher extermination. 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 burrow including the babies in the nest. Using two types of techniques such as these gives great gopher control in Lakewood allowing Rodent Guys to give the best guarantee.
Why do you not use poison for gopher extermination in Lakewood?
Several poisons are manufactured for controlling gophers but few of them work effectively as a sole control. Even the professional version of gopher poison available to us, a licensed pest control company, is limited in its effectiveness. Strychnine is known to be merely fifty to sixty percent effective as a standalone technique of gopher control for your Lakewood property. We have seen with these poisons a little better than that but still not too low for repeatable results.
Besides gopher poison not having great control it is also quite dangerous to dogs, cats and wildlife not to mention a child for your Lakewood gopher extermination project. Sometimes gophers will eject poison out of their tunnels if they don’t intend to eat it (this happens commonly). Once the bait is above ground it is now available for anyone (child, pet, other animals) to consume the deadly bait. Strychnine has no antidote and kills in around 30 minutes.
Another way for exposure to the poison is if a dog digs into the tunnel going after the gopher and digs down to the lethal bait. Don’t let technicians fool you, the main tunnels are not multiple feet below the surface. The tunnels on your Lakewood landscape are two to eight inches down and easy to excavate since the tunneling removed much of the ground already.
The last way for your pet or wildlife to get poisoned by gopher bait is by eating a dead or dying gopher that ate the bait. The lethal bait is still in the gopher’s stomach and when your dog eats the gopher he he eats the poison as well. If you have dogs it is strongly recommended to not use gopher bait and don’t let a pest control company serving Lakewood, CA try to tell you it is safe – it is not.
Why use traps?
We have used many ways for gopher control in the past few years. In Lakewood, the main reasons to use trapping as a primary method of gopher pest removal is it works very well and is child safe. There is no doubt when you pull out a gopher that you have solved the issue.
Why use carbon monoxide?
We know Lakewood customers want their gopher problem fixed quickly. When we follow our trapping up with a carbon monoxide treatment we have now used a totally different technique utilizing a different technology to help ensure the highest chances of full gopher eradication.
The carbon monoxide floods the gopher burrow system with an UN-breathable environment which only needs them to breath as a method of control. The entire system which is connected by tunneling is filled with this lethal gas in around 30 seconds and will exterminate gophers within the tunnels including offspring in the burrow. After the machines are turned off the gas quickly dissipates from the gopher tunnels of your Lakewood 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 best guarantee of any company we know about serving Lakewood. Our standard guarantee is 60 days. So while you are under your guarantee time if you notice any activity you can call us back with no cost to your home and we will re-treat the area.
Do you offer monthly service?
We offer regular service for residential and commercial properties in Lakewood. This is usually performed monthly which consists of Rodent Guys coming to your home one-time each month traversing the entire landscape and treating the gopher activity.
If gopher activity is seen in between appointments we can be called out to take care of it so you don’t have to wait until your next service. This will minimize the damage gophers do and keeps you at its best. An extra visit will be done or perform the next visit early depending how close your next Lakewood appointment is scheduled.
Give us a call – there is not cost for a call. We would be pleased to go over your pet safe gopher removal options and quote prices right over the phone for your Lakewood property. We look forward to hearing from you.
Take this time to call us Rodent Guys for you Lakewood gopher extermination project at 909-599-4711.