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Riverside Gopher Extermination Season In Full Swing this summer
Rodent Guys says the summer 2013 gopher season for the Riverside area has started and to expect a long hard battle to control this year.
By: Rodent Guys
The new laws are two fold because the most effective product has been banned and the second most effective is no longer manufactured. Fumitoxin, a highly debated topic in gopher control (http://rodent-
The federal ban has restricted the use of Fumitoxin for any residence and for commercial and agricultural applications it cannot be used within 100 feet or any structure. This poison is allowed at cemeteries, athletic fields or golf courses; however, no application of this poison is allowed within 100 feet of any structure , including pump houses, bathrooms, or neighboring property buildings such as garages or even dog houses.
Pest control operators did have another poison that was similar to homeowner’
Rodent Guys claims the gopher situation is getting worse. The less efficient poisons are creating a problem for companies to gain control of pests on properties. The available poisons are not obtaining the control levels and the gopher populations are increasing. Many pest control companies have stopped offering gopher control because they cannot keep customers happy under the new laws.
Rodent Guys says they have had to change their methods all together and rarely use poisons at all. The techniques now involve carbon monoxide gas and trapping. Owner of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, says he prefers trapping because outside of Fumitoxin it is the most reliable method. Carbon Monoxide gas is also used in their new techniques which increases the effectiveness and helps to eliminate babies in the nest as well.
Rodent Guys predicts they will be among the few gopher removal companies left because they continually evolve their techniques to comply with the new laws and still achieve high control levels. More about Rodent Guys Gopher Control Service for Riverside can be found on their website at http://www.rodentguys.com or call them at 866-931-1287.