Why Deer Repellents and Deterrents Fail

Since property owners throughout the United States are desperate to keep deer away from yards and gardens, there are many deer repellants and deterrents on the market. However, neither store-bought solutions nor homemade remedies work as effective, long-term solutions to deer problems.

For example, though chemical pellets and sprays may combat deer presence, they are also extremely toxic to the environment, pets, and children. These products are also time-consuming, as they must be frequently reapplied.

Fencing is another popular deer deterrent. Since the pests can jump almost eight feet high, however, fences must either be very tall or slanted to keep them out. Electric fencing is an option, as well, but this method is expensive and still might not stop deer from getting onto yards. Finally, scare tactics like flashing lights may keep the pests away for a bit, but deer eventually become accustomed to these deterrents.

Effective Prevention & Removal

The best approach to removing deer from yards and gardens is to consult professional wildlife control. Experts from Critter Control will ensure any existing deer problems are eliminated and strive to prevent future issues. Instead of wasting time and money using homemade or store-bought deer repellents and deterrents, property owners should contact the experts to avoid costly destruction to their yards and homes.

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Brandon was out to please and make out lives easier with out bat situation. Above and beyond of the call of duty and got the job done. Thank you!
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Squirrels and chipmunks were in our attic. So we called Critter Control to do an inspection. Their representative climbed all over our very steep roof and found several places where squirrels had entered our attic.

Upon inspection of the attic, evidence of bats was also found. The Critter Control team came on time to completely caulk the entire perimeter of the house and create an exit strategy for the squirrels and bats.

Because bat droppings can cause histoplasmosis, this also required total removal and replacement of our attic insulation and sanitizing the space. Not a small job in a 1,300 sq. ft. attic! While Critter Control’s cost was high, our homeowners insurance covered most of it. Everyone representing Critter Control was professional, courteous and timely. I would highly recommend them to anyone who thinks they might have unwelcome guests living in their attic
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On recommendations from a nearby pest control company, I called Critter Control for suspicious bat droppings.

Madison came out the same day to do an inspection. She was knowledgeable, thorough, and highly professional. She examined the ‘matter’ that had been scattered on my threshold and thought it was foliage. But she then asked to go up to my attic space where the bats could be roosting. She had to walk up 3 flights of stairs with a heavy ladder. She again spent some time searching all the nooks and crannies and found nothing.

She seemed so interested in her craft, it was truly inspiring to see! She reassured me and is writing up a prevention strategy for my appraisal. She charged me NOTHING!! I am so impressed. We need more Madisons in this world!

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We noticed droppings on our brand new deck - we were given their number from our contractor. They came the next day. Brian looked at it and said - yeah, bats!! He then checked every area in our attic and he explained exactly what needed to be done.

He found evidence of a mice infestation, provided a referral and they are helping us as well. Great service, very informative, very professional! We are very satisfied and would recommend them to anyone who has any issues with any critters!


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