Do Ultrasonic Sound Devices Get Rid of Bats?
The Federal Trade Commission has issued a warning against these fraudulent and ineffective devices. Once again, this is yet another cheap “cure all” device that online retailers love to sell. People get suckered in, and I’ve been to countless houses that have these things running – sometimes up to a dozen of them, and the animals DO NOT CARE. These devices don’t keep animals at bay. You can find whole essays online about what crap these things are, right next to hundreds of websites selling them, along with secret diet pills, magic wrinkle creams, and tiger whistles. Strobing Lights – no. Ammonia Soaked Rags – no. Coyote or Fox Urine – no. Look. Any time you see some sort of magic device for use on mammals, please think: mammals are mammals, like you or me. They’re not insects, for which an easy solution (pesticide spray) exists. If I sprinkle some moth balls at the door to your house, or stick a little box in your living room that makes some noise, are you going to move out of your ho