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El Monte Gopher Control – El Monte Gopher Removal

Several types of gophers, or pocket gophers as they are correctly called, that occur in El Monte, California. However the most likely to be encountered in El Monte, CA is the Valley pocket gopher. They are not gofer or goffer like so many people do. They are a small rodent 5 to 7 inches not including the tail. They come in various colors but are most often grayish brown.

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El Monte Gopher Control – Are gophers in my lawn in El Monte

Pocket Gophers usually spend the majority of their time underground in El Monte. You will hardly ever see gophers in El Monte so the best way to tell if a gopher is active is the dirt mounds that may be popping out of the ground.

Typical Gopher Mound

Dirt pushed up by gophers


Typical Gopher Mound in El Monte, CA

build their burrows in your El Monte property, they periodically shove dirt out to the surface forming mounds. The El Monte dirt is pushed above ground from tunnels that are at an angle to the ground. The gopher mounds are kidney shaped as shown in the picture above. This helps distinguish them from mounds created by moles which are volcano shaped.

El Monte gopher tunnels are usually closed off at the surface with soil. This helps to identify them from other burrowing animals like ground squirrels you can find in El Monte. On average, one pocket gopher creates about 1 to 3 holes a day. This is why you want to get rid of a gopher immediately. Gopher removal (not gofer removal) is usually done by a professionals near El Monte, CA. Rodent Guys has experience on how to eradicate gophers.

Gopher Damage in El Monte, Calif

Gophers are serious agricultural pests on your El Monte property. They destroy landscaping and grass alike. They feed on many varieties of vegetation. The dirt mounds they create can be unsightly, smother turf, and even pose trip hazard on athletic fields in El Monte. That problem is also crucial around livestock. Farmers feel it is crucial to perform gopher control to protect their prized animals from injury.

El Monte Gopher control | Gopher Control and how to get rid of gophers in El Monte, CA

The most effective El Monte gopher control methods to get rid of gophers fast and gain control in El Monte are burrow fumigants, poison baiting and trapping. Trapping and baiting are ways that a property owner in El Monte can use with little success. For El Monte home owners trapping is the most effective way to get rid of gophers and kill gophers consistantly. Poison baits available to non licensed people are not very effective at getting rid of gophers. The gopher poison strength is fairly low resulting in limited gopher removal in El Monte.

Baits available to the Rodent Guys are much more potent and very much more effective for gopher control than those available to a unlicensed person. The main reason to hire a gopher expert like Rodent Guys is knowledge of how to get rid of gophers in El Monte with proper placement of fumigants, traps and or bait for effective gopher removal to get rid of gophers in El Monte, CA.

Gopher Repellents | El Monte Gopher Control

There are no repellents or scaring devices available in El Monte that have been proven to protect El Monte landscapes from pocket gophers. Some plants, such as gopher purge and castor bean, have been purported to offer protection. No relivable testing for these claims have ever been completed to show they work for your El Monte home. If they really worked to get rid of gophers we would just simply spread this all over and the gophers would magically disappear. If that did work Rodent Guys would not be in business.

Legal for El Monte, California

El Monte pocket gophers are listed by the DFG as a non game mammal. A gopher effecting your property can be controlled by any legal method at any time.

Our Gopher Control for El Monte, CA

We offer service to most of Los Angeles, Riverside, Orange and San Bernardino Counties for gopher control, squirrel control and mole control.

Owner - Nick holding 2 gophers

Nick with gophers


Gopher El Monte

We will come out to your El Monte property toremove gophers in El Monte using the best methods based on each situation to achieve the best gopher control. Where allowed, tunnel fumigation method is preferred to get rid of gophers because of it’s effectiveness to remove gophers. On El Monte residential properties poison bait below ground in the pocket gopher burrow is our normal gopher control technique and will kill gophers shortly after they eat the poison.

However, Rodent Guys Gopher Control are El Monte gopher trapping experts. We provide gopher trapping lessons for gopher removal and getting rid of gophers on your own for your El Monte property. We will show you how to get gophers with traps overnight for another option in El Monte.

How to get rid of gophers in El Monte, CA is a tough job for the beginner. We have a ton of experience with gopher control in El Monte and will do a thorough job in doing so. We are primarily an agricultural pest control service for El Monte. We also perform squirrel pest control, mole pest control and other “yard” type pests in El Monte. Please call our pest control company today for more information and pricing options for your El Monte and surrounding areas.

Gopher El Monte

Rodent Guys 457 W Allen Ave, Suite 117 San Dimas, CA 91773,  909-599-4711

Owner: Nick Nielsen

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