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Will repellents get a wild animal out of the chimney?

Repellents can sometimes work since they take advantage of the natural aversion of an animal to certain things. The repellent used in many cases are chosen according to the things that the particular animal in question always tries to avoid instinctively within the natural environment.



There are some animals that keep away from all things that may have the odor of some predators. Tiger urine has been used to keep some animals away and coyote urine has also had some success with repelling deer. Fox urine has also been used in the repelling of chipmunks, squirrels, wood chucks, groundhogs and even rabbits. Rodents can be repelled using a bob cat’s urine.

The chemical repellents usually mimic the natural substances that are used in the deterring or repelling of different animals. They are also designed so as to be irritating to a certain animal. There are some chemical repellents that may actually combine the two principles.

One thing you notice about repellents is that some don’t really work. At first, the repellent can work but after a while, the animals at hand can get used to the whole thing. You may need to really think about the choices that you as they can be disappointing.

When an animal is within your chimney, a repellent may not really work. There are some animals that get into the chimney to seek shelter within. Using the repellent can work for a while but after sometime; they may not mind the smell at all. The other thing to note is the fact that there are animals that don’t get to the chimney by choice and may actually be stuck. Using a repellent can’t get them out.

At the end of it all, repellents can prove to be pretty useless not only in the chimneys but in other areas as well. There are many other methods that have proven to be much more effective. Contacting a professional can be the only way in which you can get those animals out of the c chimney. You also have to do the necessary adjustments once the animal is out so as to avoid the repeat of the same issue. Sometimes wild animals can make you feel like your property has become their own. There are those that seek refuge while they are about to have babies since they need a warm place to protect their young. Go back to the How to get rid of wildlife home page.

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