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Top 11 Best Ultrasonic Pest Repeller of June 2023

Rodents and insects have always been a nuisance in homes. They can chew on wooden furniture, food, and many other things in your home. They also tend to spread germs and various kinds of diseases through their excreta, urine and saliva. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to keep these critters out of your home or get rid of them if they’ve already made themselves at home there. If you want alternatives to traps and pesticides for getting rid of pests in your home, read on for our list of the best ultrasonic pest repellers that actually work.

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Do ultrasonic pest repellents actually work?

There is no scientific evidence that ultrasonic pest repellers work as advertised. In fact, many studies have shown that these devices are ineffective at reducing household pest infestations. In some cases, they may even make the problem worse by driving pests into hiding where they are more difficult to control. In addition, many of these devices do not meet Federal Trade Commission (FTC) guidelines for labeling and performance claims.

Do ultrasonic pest repellers work Consumer Report?

The Federal Trade Commission has investigated several manufacturers of ultrasonic pest repellers and has found no evidence that these devices work as advertised. In some cases, the FTC has taken legal action against companies that have made false claims about the efficacy of their products. Consumer Report also tested several ultrasonic pest repellers and found that they were ineffective at deterring pests.

Do ultrasonic pest repellers affect WIFI?

Ultrasonic pest repellers do not affect wifi, and you can still use your wifi normally, even with pest repellents. If you notice any disruption in your wifi soon after installing a pest repellent, then you should check the device. Ultrasonic pest repellers work by emitting high frequency sound waves that pests can hear but humans cannot. These sound waves are meant to annoy pests and deter them from entering your home. While ultrasonic pest repellers are safe for humans and animals, they can cause interference with electronics. If you notice that your wifi is disrupted after installing a pest repellent, try moving the repellent to a different location.

Do ultrasonic pest repellers work through walls?

Ultrasonic devices cannot penetrate into or behind cupboards, drawers, wardrobes, furniture or walls where pests actually nest and breed. To effectively control insect and vermin activity by an ultrasonic device you would require one unit per room including the attic and garage. The unit must be placed as central as possible in the room and at least 30cm (1ft) away from any obstruction such as a curtain, sofa or cupboard.

Lumia Shaffer
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