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Hello there, I'm Hunter Rienholdt a zoologist and professional snake wrangler. When you have a problem with snakes and you need a solution, I'm the man you need to call. And while I have a private practice as a snake wrangler, I've decided to give back to the community be taking all of my knowledge and create this site, How To Get Rid Of Snakes. I'll post articles that I have written that will inform you and hopefully keep you safe when it comes to ridding your property of snakes. Stick around a while and ask some questions, I'll be happy to help you out!

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Snake Repellents That Work

There are more than 8000 different varieties of snakes in the US and about 25% of them are venomous. However, it does not really matter if the snake is venomous or not, most people are pathologically afraid of snakes and no one wants them in and around their houses or families. If you live in a snake-prone area, it’s a good idea to use as many snake repellents as possible. There are many snake repellents that work and you can pick and choose any one. We have a created a simple guide that includes the top snake repellents that work and which you can use around pets and children. So, here it goes:

Synthetic snake repellents that work:
There are a huge range of synthetic snake repellents that work but you will have to find a product that is non-carcinogenic and completely safe. Popular brands at present include large companies like LiquidFence, Snakeout, Snake Free and more which contain a proprietary mix of chemicals to repel snakes. These products are provided readymade in spray bottles and all you have to do is shake the bottle and spray the product all over your yard. The chemical will dry and actively prevent snakes from wandering into your yard.

Herbal snake repellents that work:
Natural snake repellents that work are ideal for families that have pets and children. Although most synthetic snake repellents that work are safe, they contain strong chemicals that will linger for a long time. Most families will not like these chemicals wafting into their home. As a result, natural snake repellents that work are ideal. For example, equal mixtures of clove oil and cinnamon oil are wonderful snake repellents that work. The potent smell of the repellent seems to ward off snakes. We suggest a weekly re-spray just in case. Other natural snake repellents that work include mint oil, thyme oil, citric acid, and naphthalene that work just as well to keep off the snakes. Some home owners also use strong smelling products like sulfur that is commonly sold as an ant repellent. It has to be mixed with naphthalene flakes to have the best effects. Other natural snake repellents that work include hot pepper sprays on the grounds, peppermint oils, garlic extracts sprayed on to the periphery of your yard and more. Some say coyote urine, bobcat urine or even predator urine is very effective snake repellents that work. You can buy them in granule form and sprinkle them over your compound.

There are also many mechanical devices that act as snake repellents that work. However, we do suggest you pick two or three different types of snake repellents that work to ensure that your home is protected.

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