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Gopher in La Mirada | Pocket Gopher removal with the leading pest control removal company around. Rodent Guys is SPECIALIZED IN GOPHERS and MOLES plus licensed for agricultural pest control for your La Mirada, CA property.

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La Mirada Gopher Control – La Mirada Gopher Removal

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

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La Mirada Gopher Control – Are gophers in my landscaping in La Mirada

Pocket gophers normally spend the majority of their time underground in La Mirada. You will rarely see gophers in La Mirada so the best identification method is to examine the dirt mounds that almost always accompany their activity.

Typical Gopher Mound

Dirt pushed up by gophers


Typical Gopher Mound in La Mirada, CA

As they makedig their tunnel systems in your La Mirada property, they periodically shove dirt out to the surface forming mounds. The La Mirada dirt is pushed to the surface from tunnels that are angled to the surface. The mounds form in a crescent like in the picture above. This helps tell them apart from mounds created by moles that are shaped like a volcano.

Their La Mirada, CA burrows are almost always closed up with dirt. This helps to distinguish them from other burrowing rodents like ground squirrels you can come across in La Mirada. The normal rule of thumb, a single pocket gopher creates about one to three holes per day. This is why you want to get rid of a gopher right away. Gopher removal (not gofer removal) is usually done by a professionals near La Mirada, CA. Rodent Guys has experience on how to kill gophers.

Gopher Damage for La Mirada, CA

Gophers can be serious agricultural pests on your La Mirada property. They destroy landscaping and grass alike. They feed on many varieties of plants and trees. The dirt mounds they create can be ugly, smother turf, and even pose trip hazard on athletic fields in La Mirada. That problem is also important around livestock. Owners feel it is important to perform gopher control to protect their expensive animals from injury.

La Mirada Gopher control | Gopher Removal and how to get rid of gophers in La Mirada, CA

The most effective La Mirada gopher control methods to get rid of gophers quickly and gain control in La Mirada are burrow fumigants, poison baiting and trapping. Trapping and baiting are options that an ordinary property owner in La Mirada can use with little success. For La Mirada home owners trapping is the most effective way to get rid of gophers and remove gophers consistantly. Poison baits available to unlicensed people are not very effective at getting rid of gophers. This is because the gopher bait strength is very low resulting in limited gopher control in La Mirada.

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

Use Repellents | La Mirada Gopher Control

There are no repellents or scaring devices available in La Mirada that have been shown to protect La Mirada landscapes from pocket gophers. Different plants, such as gopher purge and castor bean, have been reported to offer protection. No independent testing for these claims have ever been documented to prove they work for your La Mirada property. 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 our gopher control business would not exist.

Legal for La Mirada, California

La Mirada pocket gophers are classified by the DFG as a non game pest. A gopher effecting your property can be controlled by any legal method at any time.

Rodent Guys Pest Control for La Mirada, 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 La Mirada

We will come out to your La Mirada property toexterminate gophers in La Mirada using the best methods based on each situation to get the best gopher control. When allowed, tunnel fumigation method is used to get rid of gophers because of it’s effectiveness to kill gophers. On La Mirada residential properties gopher bait below the surface in the pocket gopher burrow is our most common gopher control technique and will take care of gophers soon after they eat the bait.

However, Rodent Guys are La Mirada gopher trapping experts. We do gopher trapping lessons for gopher removal and getting rid of gophers on your own for your La Mirada property. We will teach you how to catch gophers with traps overnight for another option in La Mirada.

How to get rid of gophers in La Mirada, CA is a tough job for the novice. We have a lot of experience with gopher removal in La Mirada and will do a good job for you. Rodent Guys Pest Control is mainly an agricultural pest control service for La Mirada. We also do squirrel pest control, mole pest control and other “yard” type pests in La Mirada. Please call Rodent Guys today for more information and pricing options for your La Mirada and surrounding areas.

Gopher La Mirada

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

Owner: Nick Nielsen

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