For the vast majority of people, coming home to a scaly serpent hiding in the house is not exactly cause for a celebration. In fact, unplanned snake encounters cause a great deal of shock and stress. It can be almost as unsettling as coming home to a burglar in the house! Snakes inhabit virtually every continent on earth except for Antarctica and some larger islands like New Zealand and Ireland. This means that for most of us there is always a chance of coming face to face with a snake.
There are several ways to deal with a snake that has managed to enter your home, and some of these ways will depend on the type of snake and the behaviour of the snake. I think we can all agree however, that completely avoiding the situation altogether is a much more preferred option.
What is Snake Deterrent?
Snake deterrent can be a device, substance or action used for deterring snakes. Basically it’s anything you can use or do to scare snakes away from your home and property. Below is a list of some of the most popular or most commonly tried ways to deter those nasty reptiles. Keep in mind that not every method advertised is successful. For example, the spray-on liquid repellents have never had much success. Spreading moth-balls around the garden is another questionable method.
The best success we have had by far has been the use of solar snake repellers. We will list the most common ways here so you can get an idea of what won’t work, what might work and what definitely works.
The Most Successful Method
There isn’t one single method that is going to work here. To give yourself the best chance of having a snake-free home you should do a combination of:
While I can’t guarantee following these steps will be 100% effective, I can promise that this is the best and most effective way of dealing with snakes around your area.
We aren’t going to tell you a heap of BS and claim our product works all the time, every time, like other companies do because it simply isn’t true.
Deterring snakes from our homes is an ongoing process with many forms of protection available. Arming yourself with all the facts is the first step – you are on your way.
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