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What keeps snakes away from your house?
Home Remedies to Keep Snakes Away:
Does lemon grass keep snakes away?
Lemongrass produces a strong citrus smell that is repellent to snakes. It can even repel mosquitoes and ticks because of its by-product, citronella. Besides, lemongrass is also drought-resistant!
Will peppermint get rid of snakes?
No, Peppermint oil does not repel snakes. You can use peppermint as a natural repellent for various insects and small animals that are snake food, but it does not affect snakes. There are other essential oils such as cinnamon, cedarwood, and clove that may keep snakes away from your compound but with no guarantee.
What essential oil keeps snakes away?
Cinnamon, clove, and cedarwood essential oils will all repel snakes. (Find them all here.) It's thought that snakes think the oils will melt the scales, so they stay away from them.
How do you know if it’s a snake hole?
You can find out if a snake hole is vacant a few different ways: