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Gophers in Downey | Pocket Gopher control by the most reliable exterminating removal company around. Rodent Guys are pros in GOPHERS and MOLES plus licensed for agricultural pest control for your Downey, CA property.

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Downey Gopher Control – Downey Gopher Removal

Several types of gophers, or pocket gophers as they are more correctly called, that occur in Downey, California. However the most likely to be encountered in Downey, 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 different colors but are most often grayish brown.

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Downey Gopher Control – Are gophers in my garden in Downey

Pocket Gophers usually spend most of their time underground in Downey. You will rarely see gophers in Downey so the best identification method is to examine the gopher mounds that usually accompany their activity.

Typical Gopher Mound

Dirt pushed up by gophers


Typical Gopher Mound in Downey, CA

build their tunnels in your Downey property, they periodically shove dirt out to the surface forming mounds. The Downey dirt is pushed to the surface from tunnels that are angled to the ground. The gopher mounds are kidney shaped like in the picture above. This helps distinguish them from mounds created by moles which are volcano shaped.

Their Downey, CA burrows are almost always closed up with dirt. This helps to tell them apart from other burrowing animals like ground squirrels you can see in Downey. The normal rule of thumb, a single pocket gopher makes about one to three mounds 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 Downey, CA. Rodent Guys is experience on how to remove gophers.

Gopher Destruction in Downey, Calif

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

Downey Gopher control | Gopher Removal and how to get rid of a gopher in Downey, CA

The best Downey gopher control methods to get rid of gophers fast and gain control in Downey are burrow fumigants, poison baiting and trapping. Trapping and baiting are ways that an ordinary property owner in Downey can use with limited success. For Downey 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. This is because the gopher bait strength is very low resulting in limited gopher removal in Downey.

Baits available to the licensed companies 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 Downey with proper placement of fumigants, traps and or bait for effective gopher control to get rid of gophers in Downey, CA.

Repellents | Downey Gopher Control

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

Legal Status for Downey, California

Downey pocket gophers are listed 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 Downey, 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


Gophers Downey

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

However, Rodent Guys are Downey gopher trapping experts. We provide gopher trapping lessons for gopher removal and getting rid of gophers by yourself for your Downey property. We can show you how to catch gophers with traps overnight for another option in Downey.

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

Gophers Downey

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

Owner: Nick Nielsen

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