FAQ’s – Repellants

Yes, repellents do not stain or damage most decks or patios. To be certain no staining occurs, test the product on a small area in an inconspicuous spot, by spraying liquid repellent thoroughly until the product runs-off. After testing, if structure staining occurred, try to use only as a perimeter treatment using a granular repellent or liquid without direct contact to that structure.

No. Do not apply directly to vegetable plants intended for human consumption. You can apply a barrier to the areas around your vegetable garden and plants. Not all repellents are labeled for use on Vegetables so read the directions carefully before applying. Bonide’s Go Away! Deer and Rabbit Repellent Ready to Use is labeled for use on vegetables.

For ornamental plants, use Shot Gun Repels All, available in both a liquid and granular form and for edibles use Go Away Deer & Rabbit Repellent Liquid or Hot Pepper Wax Animal Repellent.

The product is called No Escape Mouse Magic. It is made from natural ingredients that trigger escape and avoidance behaviors in mice. It is packaged in convenient “scent packs” that resemble tea bags. These “scent packs” can be placed at strategic locations where mice like to enter dwellings.

Animals can build up immunity to a particular repellent, especially as the populations increase and the food sources become scarcer. It is recommended that you try alternating between different repellents you are using, like Repels-All and MoleMax or Hot Pepper Wax and Go Away Deer and Rabbit Repellent.

Molemax can be used around the perimeter of a vegetable garden, but not in the vegetable garden.

Apart from building a fence around the areas in question, you may have to experiment a little until you find something that works. Bonide has several products including Go Away Rabbit Dog & Cat Repellent, and Shotgun Repels-All that could be used around the areas. Using the products in conjunction with other behavior modification techniques should help. You might also want to check with the local authorities and/or neighborhood association, as in some areas it is illegal to allow pets to roam.

Bonide makes many repellents that list squirrels on the label, try the following products as the correct one will depend on the situation. Hot Pepper Wax Animal Repellent, MoleMax and Repels All. Most squirrels that are forging, scare or startle easy. Squirrels tend to avoid predators. Sometimes keeping a dog or cat outdoors is enough to keep squirrels away. Motion sensing lights or sprinklers spook squirrels that activate them, discouraging the animals from coming back to taste items in a garden. An old school way is to keep squirrels away from your garden by creating a feast just for them in an area of your yard well away from the plants you want to protect.

I would recommend using Bonide’s Molemax or Shot Gun Repels All Granules or Ready to Spray products if you want to repel them. For killing the moles, consider Moletox Mole Killer Gel, Moletox Mole & Gopher Killer or Mole Traps.

Use Bonide Bat Magic to repel the bats out of the attic, then seal the points of entry.

Ingredients irritate the nasal passages, annoy the animals when they get it on their paws and it tastes bad so they avoid it.

For new growth once a week. As growth slows less often, can last up to 2 months. Reapply after heavy rains.

No, but it can be applied as a barrier treatment around vegetables.

Water in lightly if no rain is expected.

Spray when temperature is between 35 and 85 degrees.

No, but your pets may be repelled by the product as well. Consider doing a test to see how they react.

The product gives off a powerful scent and taste repellent that snakes, iguanas and lizards find unpleasant.

No, the product will not harm snakes.

No, but the product can be applied around the garden as a barrier.

It is not necessary to water the product in.

Every two weeks or after a heavy rain.

No, it will not hurt you pets when used as directed.

No, it will not harm plants as long as the product is use as directed.

2 lb/1000 sq.ft

MoleMax can be applied directly from the bag or with a spreader. Apply to lawn in sections to push the animals out of the yard.

Every 2 -3 months, or as needed.

Yes, after each application water for 10 -15 minutes.

Mouse Magic repels through the scent of peppermint & spearmint oil.

No, it will not harm animals.

Place one scent pack per average sized room.

Up to 30 days.

To best protect your car during storage, place the Mouse Magic scent packs on top of the tires.

Once every 2 weeks.

At least 6 hours.

No, apply around the vegetable garden and not on the plants.

Yes, it works all year.

No, it will not hurt you pets when used as directed.

No, let it dry thoroughly before watering or rain – at least 6 hours.

No, Repels All is not for indoor use.

Yes, it can be sprayed on edible plants including fruits, herbs and vegetables.

Shake well. Apply every 3 – 7 days for 2 -3 weeks, until control is established. ONCE CONTROL IS ESTABLISHED, use every 2 -4 weeks as necessary to maintain control.

Spray must be thoroughly dry before rain. Reapply after heavy rain.

No, it will not hurt you pets when used as directed.

If not completely satisfied, please submit a refund request. Please send a copy of the receipt, the back label of the product that contains the UPC Code and a note explaining why you were dissatisfied. Send to, Bonide Products, Inc., Attn: Refund Request, 6301 Sutliff Road, Oriskany, NY 13424. Bonide will not be liable for any damage, direct or incidental. Refund or replacement product is Bonide’s only obligation.

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