These are the areas where snakes are most likely to pick up on new scents of rodents, rats and other rodents.
Some studies have shown that it is possible to use some baits that have a pungent and long lasting scent which effect the snakes smelling mechanism in this manner and they will leave the area of the material.
Naphtalene is one such substance. Moth balls are really just any one of certain kinds of wax balls which were infused with naphtalene. Naphtalene may also be bought in liquid form by specialized dealers. These places are good places where to spray naphtalene equally as long as they are not washed with water later.
In small areas Moth balls may be good since the material is trapped inside a wax ball and therefore it’s release will probably be slow and during a lengthy time period. In larger areas you will have to purchase naphtalene in liquid form and also to spray it directly onto surfaces. Application needs to be repeated every 2 months during the snake season for the best results. It will simply cause it go to search for food elsewhere.
If you use this substance to repel snakes you will need to keep the rodent population in check through other means on your own or Critter Removal Companies. Snakes help you with rodent control and the possibility of a threat for you is merely an unfortunate accident of nature.
A fantastic natural method of controlling mice and a great deal more effective than snakes it to encourage the existence of a barn owl (or even 2) on your property. They will consume many mice in a single night. Snakes will only consume one every few days. nesting boxes for owls can be bought at specialist dealer shops Or on the internet.