Electronic Snake Repellers
Introduction to Electronic Snake Repellers
There has been a lot of talk about electronic snake repellers, and there has been some controversy about how effective these gadgets are, but there are just as many online reports from happy consumers who swear up and down that these have worked to help repel the meanest and most venomous of snakes. While snakes have a place in the natural ecosystem, many people have had problems with serpent infestations, and in some places (like Australia) the venomous snakes are extremely dangerous to humans and an infestation can be a really serious issue of safety to both yourself, or to family. Many of these electronic snake repellers have been tested in Australia, and have been used to try to fend off large groups of many of the venomous snakes in Australia, most of which are capable of killing a fully grown adult. The most common electronic snake repeller is made by the Sentinel company, and are often used in Australia, but are also shipped to nations elsewhere. While the argument is sure to continue over how effective these can be, or can't be, there are plenty of forums with consumers who swear by them, so if you have a problem with a snake infestation in your area, this might be one possible solution to help make the entire area safer for you and your loved ones.
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Electronic Snake Repellents: The Arguments
The argument is going to continue to rage over how effective electronic snake repellers can actually be. Discussions on these have popped up in several home and garden forums, and while there are many terse answers scoffing at such a notion, there are plenty of people using these electronic snake repellents who claim to be extremely happy with them. While no single forum discussion is likely to solve this back and forth, it is interesting to see what people have to say on this issue.
The biggest argument seems to be that electronic vibrations won't be effective in deterring snakes, but it's also well known that snakes are not fond of strong vibrations. If electronic snake repellents can't be strong enough, then how is it that many people claim that these are working like a charm? One of the main arguments from the anti-electronic snake repellent camp is that the only way to truly get rid of snakes is to get rid of the environmental attractions that are causing all the snakes to come to your property. But if the environmental attractions are attracting snakes, wouldn't putting the electronic snake repellents in those areas of the property make them unappealing, and thus help to repel the snakes? While mice might not be affected by vibrations, moles are, which could drive them away - and hence drive away the food source for snakes.
Whether or not an electronic snake repellent can actually help is still up for debate, although the theory behind them is sound, and there are plenty of happy consumers who swear by them. It might be a case by case study based on what is attracting the snakes, but if nothing else has worked, then an electronic snake repellent might be a great way to go to see if that holds the solution to your snake problems.