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Snake-Away is the world’s only EPA registered, university tested, patented snake repellent that is guaranteed to effectively repel both poisonous and non-poisonous snakes. The Snake-Away dry granular mixture is easy to apply and can be sprinkled by hand around homes, trailers, cabins, camp sites, and garages, or wherever snakes repellency is desired. Snake-A-Way is effective for up to 3 months. Treats up to 3 ½ acres.
|Active Ingredient:||Napthalene, 7%
|For use in:||For outdoor use only around houses, cabins, trailers, garages, barns, wood piles, trash cans, flower beds, or wherever snakes are undesired.|
|NOT FOR SALE TO:||CA, AK, or HI|
|Shipping Weight:||32.20 lbs|
|Manufactured By:||Dr. T|
Snake Away is the world’s only EPA registered, university tested, patented snake repellent that is guaranteed to effectively repel both poisonous and non-poisonous snakes. The Snake-Away dry granular mixture is easy to apply and can be sprinkled by hand around homes, trailers, cabins, camp sites, and garages, or wherever snakes repellency is desired. Snake-A-Way is effective for up to 3 months. Yield: Treats up to 3 ½ acres
Snake Away Product Features:
- Dry granular mixture is easy to apply and can be sprinkled by gloved hand around homes, cabins, trailers, camp sites, and garages.
- Effective for 2 to 3 months; effectiveness is not destroyed by rainfall.
- Snake-Away is the world's only EPA registered, university tested, patented snake repellent.
- Snake-Away is proven effective against both poisonous and non-poisonous snakes.
- When used and applied as directed, Snake-Away is environmentally friendly to humans, animals and plant life.
- Snake-Away has been universally approved and endorsed by naturalists, conservationists and ecologists.
- Product efficacy reached over 83% in laboratory testing and almost 100% with field studies run by all 4 branches of the military.
How does Snake Away work?
Dr. T's uses knowledge of the snake's Jacobson's organ which controls a snake's sensory reception ability. As Dr. T's Snake-A-Way Snake Repellent's active ingredient vaporizes, it is brought into the sensory receptor (Jacobson’s organ) of approaching snakes and creates an immediate interference. The result is that the snake’s sensory system temporarily closes down, confounding the snake and scaring it into hasty retreat. This effect is only temporary, and the snake’s sensory functions will return to normal after the snake has retreated far enough away from the treated area.
How to Apply Snake-A-Way:
- Using gloves, apply in bands surrounding the area to be protected.
- Use bands 4-5 inches wide to repel checkered garter snakes.
- For rattlesnakes, use bands 8-12 inches wide.
- In yards, lightly sprinkle Snake-A-Way over areas within the treatment band.
- When the odor of Snake A way becomes faint, its effectiveness may be diminished. If this occurs during a season when snakes are active, retreat the area with enough of the product to restore the original odor intensity.
- Re-treatment may also be necessary after heavy rains.
- Do not use this product near streams, ponds, pools, or water supplies. This product is toxic to fish and may contaminate water.
- Apply Spring, Summer and Fall.
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23 of 23 people found this review helpful:
By Barry in Ft. Worth, Texas on 05/04/2012
This really works. Just remember to reapply according to the directions. The smell diminishes in 1-2 days, but the snakes can detect it for a longer time.
18 of 23 people found this review helpful:
By Monica in Reno, NV on 07/30/2010
The label indicates to keep away from domesticated animals. Gave me a headache. Extremely strong naphthalene smell.
18 of 18 people found this review helpful:
By April in benkelman, ne on 04/14/2012
As always very pleased with product and service. This is my 4th year buying snake away for y'all. Would never consider buying from anyone else. And I recommend y'all to everyone I know.
13 of 13 people found this review helpful:
By Tuesday in stratton nebraska on 07/31/2012
This stuff works, seen snakes around the yard, put this out following directions have not seen anymore.But wow does this stink,i did put this out a little heavy for the rattlers we have around here,Will be ordering more next year.
11 of 12 people found this review helpful:
Snake Away is the perfect name for this product!
By Elba in Mars Hill, North Carolina on 05/03/2013
Five years using this product and it is really doing the job to keep snakes away from the premises of our home. First time costumer buying from DO MY OWN Pest Control and very satisfied with the service. No doubt that I recommend this product for what it is made for, KEEP SNAKES AWAY! We had and infestation of copper head snakes and they are all gone, never came back. Great for any kind of snakes around our land premises. We make a few applications during the active time, like early Spring and early Autumn and as well after a big rain fall. I recommended to neighbors and they are very satisfied with the results. Try it, and I believe that you will be satisfy with the great results. Thank you for your great and prompt service shipping on time this product right by our door. Great price in comparison with my last purchase through another company. From: our Blue Ridge Mountains home
6 of 6 people found this review helpful:
Great delivery great product
By Crowels in Magnolia ar on 06/11/2013
We received it early... Always a bonus and it is a quality product
5 of 5 people found this review helpful:
Satisfied Customer - Great Product / Great Service
By Jt in Millinocket, Me on 09/17/2014
Having encountered Garter snakes in my yard and storage shed I began using Snake Away about 15 years ago. Spring and followup applications later in the Summer have successfully kept snakes away. The best price via an internet search was what brought me to DoMyOwnPestControl as well as the super fast shipping. Satisfied!
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By Miguel in Tucson on 05/13/2015
On this season in az there's a lot snakes around I found 2 rattle snake in less than a week when I opened the garage door I put some snake away and I haven't see anyone again I really recommend works wonderful
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QIs Snake Away effective for copperheads?
ASnake Away is mainly labeled for rattlesnakes and garter snakes. However, when testing this product, if a snake was not deterred by the product more than 90% of the time, then they did not place that snake on the label. Copperheads were deterred 87.5% of the time, but since it was not a 90% rating, the company could not place copperheads on the label. That being said, the company said the product is still worth using for copperheads because it does repel copperhead snakes 87.5% of the time.
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QWhat is the repel percentage for gopher snakes when using Snake Away?
AUnfortunately the manufacturer could not test their product for every species of snake so they just chose the snakes that seemed to be of the greatest nuisance to their customer base. You can see the chart of snakes they did test Snake Away on by scrolling to the bottom of the Snake Away product page on our website. Gopher snakes are not on the list but what the research did find is that almost all snakes were repelled to a point that using Snake Away would be advantageous in most cases.
12/27/2012 Heather from Lexington, Ky
QWill this product harm dogs or cats?
I have boths dogs and cats that go outside and play in the yard, I want to know if this product with hurt them? Will it bother them i they lick it off their paws?
AMost pets would be repelled by this product in addition to snakes. That being said, it can be harmful to pets if consumed. You should do what you can to keep them away as much as possible from the product.
10/04/2013 Kathleen from Abingdon, Va
QWhy doesn't the Snake Away work as well on Copperhead snakes? That is our main problem at the moment.
AThe manufacturer has tested the Snake Away against Copperhead snakes and does state that is very effective against this type of snake. We are not sure why you are not having success with the product. If you could please contact us at 1-866-581-7378 during our normal business hours we would be happy to help troubleshoot the issue with you and get further information.
05/23/2014 Loretta from Lusby, Md
QWhat product do you recommend for snakes around pool area outside of fence?
ATo keep snakes out of the pool area, we recommend using the Snake Away. You can apply this product around the perimeter of the fence to repel snakes.
05/23/2014 Crystal from Norcross, Ga
QWhat is the shelf life of Snake Away?
ASnake Away will last if stored in a cool dry area up to 1 year if opened and 2 years if unopened.
06/10/2013 Delores from Brumley, Missouri 65017
QCan Snake Away be used in Ponds
5 acre pond has snakes, just need to get rid of them.
ASnake Away is extremely toxic to fish and aquatic life and cannot be used directly in water. Also, if water moccasins and copperheads are your target, Snake Away states on the label that this product may not work on these types of snakes. You may want to resort to trapping the snakes or grabbing them with Snake Tongs when you see them and remove them to new location.
06/26/2014 Mario from Helotes, Texas
QSmall brown looking snake in mulch bed
I live in helotes texas and saw a small brown snake or baby. What would u recommend? Also I have little dogs.
AYou can use Snake Away. You want to treat 3 sides with Snake Away. This way you leave one area for the snakes to exit
06/16/2015 Robert from Tomball, Texas
QCan this be used in a high pitch attic?
ASnake Away is an outdoor only use product and is designed to be applied as a barrier treatment to the property to help keep snakes out. If you have a snake in an attic or a crawl space our customers have the best success of getting rid of them by using our Catchmaster MaxCatch Glue Boards.
06/22/2016 Alec from Colorado Springs
QIs Snake Away kid and pet safe?
I have an area locally that is being overrun with rattlesnakes. I am a pest technician I am curious on if this is pet and kid safe to be around to put in backyards to border the property to keep the snakes out?
A Yes,†Snake Away†is safe for children and pets as long as the label instructions are followed correctly.
Yes,†Snake Away†is safe for children and pets as long as the label instructions are followed correctly.