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Do ultrasonic pest repellents work?Because there are plenty of over-the-counter products that claim to rid a home or business of pests, many property owners attempt to solve their pest problems on their own. Unfortunately, most of these so-called pest solutions offer only temporary infestation relief and are often expensive and ineffective. One such product is ultrasonic pest repellent.

What Is Ultrasonic Pest Repellent?

Store-bought ultrasonic pest repellant devices plug directly into the electrical outlets inside your home. The devices claim to repel, injure, or kill pests and insects such as rodents, cockroaches, fleas, and spiders by emitting short-range, high-frequency sound waves.

Is Ultrasonic Pest Repellent Effective?

Hard to tell. The alleged high-frequency sounds that emanate from the device can only be heard by the pest they supposedly repel, so there is no real way to test that the ultrasonic pest repellent device is even working except for an illuminated indicator light. Basically, these devices only serve to annoy the pests, not remove them.

Popular Opinion

While some people report a reduction in the visibility of pests after installing ultrasonic pest repellant devices, the product does not permanently solve their infestation. Most likely, the high-frequency sounds only drive the pests deeper into the walls, floors, or attic of their home. Pest removal experts agree that ultrasonic pest repellents are ineffective. To permanently eliminate an infestation, you’ll require the services of pest removal professionals.

Trust the Experts

The professionals at Critter Control® of Orlando practice humane and effective pest removal methods. Not only will our trained and licensed technicians rid your home or business of unwanted critters, but they will also repair any damage the pests may have caused. If you have an infestation anywhere on your property, call us today at 407-295-7194 to schedule your complimentary consultation.


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