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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 come across in El Monte, CA is the Valley pocket gopher. They are not spelled gofer or goffer like so many people do. They are a small rodent 5 to 7 inches not including the tail. They come in a variety of colors but are most often grayish brown.

El Monte Exterminating Gophers

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

Pocket gophers normally spend most of their time underground in El Monte. You will hardly ever see gophers in El Monte so the best identification method is to examine the dirt mounds that usually accompany their activity.

Typical Gopher Mound

Dirt pushed up by gophers


Typical Gopher Mound in El Monte, CA

build their tunnel systems in your El Monte property, they periodically shove dirt out to the surface forming mounds. The El Monte dirt is pushed to the surface from tunnels that are at an angle to the surface. The mounds look like a horseshoe shape like in the picture above. This helps tell them apart from mounds created by moles which are volcano shaped.

El Monte gopher mounds are usually closed off at the surface with dirt. This helps to tell them apart from other burrowing animals like ground squirrels you can come across in El Monte. The normal rule of thumb, a single pocket gopher makes about one to three holes a day. This is why you want to get rid of gophers 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 for El Monte, Calif

Gophers are serious agricultural pests on your El Monte property. They damage landscaping and turf alike. They feed on many varieties of vegetation. The dirt mounds they create can be ugly, smother turf, and even pose trip hazard on athletic fields in El Monte. This problem is also crucial around horse stables. Owners feel it is important to perform gopher control to protect their expensive animals from breaking a leg.

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

The best El Monte gopher control methods to get rid of gophers quickly 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 eliminate gophers consistantly. Poison baits available to non-licensed people are not an effective way to get rid of gophers. The gopher poison strength is very low resulting in ineffective gopher removal in El Monte.

Baits available to the pest control professional are much more potent and very 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 control to get rid of gophers in El Monte, CA.

Repellents | El Monte Gopher Control

There are no sprays or scaring devices available in El Monte that have been proven to protect El Monte landscapes from pocket gophers. Several plants, such as gopher purge and castor bean, have been reported to offer protection. No independent tests for these claims have ever been documented to prove they work for your El Monte property. If those really worked to get rid of gophers we would just simply spray this all over and the gophers would just go away. If that did work we would not exist.

Law for El Monte, California

El Monte pocket gophers are classified by the Calif 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 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


Gophers El Monte

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

However, we are El Monte gopher trapping experts. We offer gopher trapping lessons for gopher control and getting rid of gophers on your own for your El Monte property. We can teach you how to kill 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 novice. We have a ton of experience with gopher control in El Monte and will do a thorough job in doing so. Rodent Guys Pest Control is primarily an agricultural pest control service for El Monte. Rodent Guys also perform squirrel pest control, mole pest control and other “yard” type pests in El Monte. Please call Rodent Guys today for more information and pricing options for your El Monte and surrounding properties.

Gophers El Monte

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

Owner: Nick Nielsen

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