How does the riddex electronic pest repeller work?

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The Riddex pest repeller produces high-frequency sound waves that are harmless to humans and pets (except rodents), but which are heard by insects and rodents and are supposed to drive them away. This may sound good in theory, but it doesn't work in practice. At best, electronic pest repellers may work for a few hours or days, but they apparently have no long-term effect on pests. Also, many people claim that they can hear a whining and/or buzzing noise made by the repellers. After numerous complaints, the company that produces Riddex agreed with the FTC to not make certain claims as to their product's effectiveness. You can read the agreement on the FTC site: http://www.ftc.gov/opa/2003/07/global.shtm
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Do electronic pest repellers work?

My experience with electronic pest repellents is that they do work. I have used them to keep possums and rabbits out of vegetable patches, birds and also kangaroos out of orch

Is the Riddex Electronic Pest Repeller effective at removing and preventing mice and rats from a home?

I am hoping so, but we have had it for a week and still have not seen a benefit. I'll update as time goes on.. http://www.ripoffreport.com/searchresults.asp?q1=ALL&q4=&q6=&q3

Does Riddex electronic pest repeller repulse squirrels?

Yes, Riddex electronic pest repeller repulses squirrels ( Sciuridae family). But it requires a certain range of effectiveness, beyond which it has no impact and within which