How To Control Pests With Electronic Devices

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Do you have pests around your home, but do not want to kill them with harsh chemicals?  If so, know that there are special methods that use electronic devices that can control those pests, which prevent the need to use chemicals or other toxic items.  Here are several methods of electronic pest control at your disposal:

Ultrasonic Repellers

An ultrasonic repeller is used to control rodents and insects. The devices are placed under the surface, which will deter any pests from burrowing underground, which includes pests like gophers and moles.  The devices can also be hung in the air to repel insects like locusts, grasshoppers, wasps, and moths.  

These ultrasonic devices work by outputting a sound frequency that humans cannot detect, but can potentially irritate and dogs or cats that you have.  It is best that you test the device out around your pets before installing them.  You do not want to invest in several ultrasonic repellent devices, only to discover that it drives your dog crazy when they are outside.

Electric Bug Zappers

The easiest method to remove flying pests, such as mosquitoes and flies, is with a bug zapper.  The bug zapper will lure an insect into the device and quickly zap it, which will instantly kill the insect.  You can buy these bug zappers as a wired or solar-powered model, but you may prefer the latter because you do not need a nearby outlet.  

The biggest downside to these devices is that you have to clean the bug zapper regularly.  Insects tend to get stuck to the device, which can make it ineffective over the years if it was not cleaned off.

Electromagnet Devices

Electromagnet pest devices are designed for mice, spiders, and ants.  They create a field of electromagnetic electricity that will be harmless to people but disrupt those small pests that you want to get rid of.  Many homeowners like them because they do not have a dangerous element or poison the be mindful of, but can interfere with electronic devices. For instance, you may notice that your cell phone has poor reception around these devices.

Not having any luck with these techniques? It may be time to call a professional exterminator like Total Pest Control to get rid of the pests for you.  No matter what your preference for chemicals is, they can provide you with a solution that will get rid of those pests for good.

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