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The professional pest controllers are pretty much unanimous in declaring
ultrasonic pest repellants nothing but a scam.
Steve.

Steve Halford ([log in to unmask])
Museum Technician (Retired)
Department of Biological Sciences
Simon Fraser University


On Tue, Oct 21, 2014 at 12:08 PM, Karen Ackoff <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Just a word of caution... When I use baits, I use one that does not poison
> secondarily. It does kill a hawk if the hawk (or your dog or cat) eats a
> mouse that has ingested it. Available from doityourselfpestcontrol.com
>
> K
>
>
> > On Oct 21, 2014, at 2:18 PM, Deborah Shaw <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >
> > I grew up in Tucson where pack rats are a constant problem if you let
> them. Sure-fire (non-toxic) solution that my parents still use: park your
> car over a couple of shop lights that you leave ON — all the time if you’re
> in a garage, at night if you park in an open carport. Seems to work for the
> nocturnal/crepuscular critters. My folks have them set on a timer. Don’t
> know if it would work on the critters who don’t mind daylight...
> > _______
> >
> > Deborah B. Shaw
> > dbShaw Studios
> >
> > [log in to unmask]
> > 949.887.3465
> >
> >> On Oct 21, 2014, at 11:05 AM, Kathleen Garness wrote:
> >>
> >> I never had effective results with the ultrasonic things. When we had a
> mouse here I called a professional exterminator and he took care of it.
> They have licenses to get really effective baits.
> >>
> >> Kathy G
> >>
> >>> On Oct 21, 2014, at 12:39 PM, Liz Lockett wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Dog pee under the car might work but not too pleasant for you!  There
> are these little ultrasonic mouse deterrent things you can buy.  They plug
> into a wall socket, maybe you can plug into an extension cord and stick it
> under the hood when the car is parked.
> >>>
> >>> My friend had a persistant squirrel that the cat finally got rid of
> for her...
> >>> L
> >>
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