A complete failure
I purchased the Pestrol Rodent free product because I had evidence of rat visitations. I had two units and deployed both to deal with the problem. they had no effect whatsoever. I even set up security cameras and caught vision of the rate happily scooting around the area where the units where supposedly operating. In the end I purchased some baits and the rat did not return. I thought oh well at least I can plug one in in the kitchen to keep cockroaches away. Then a big flying cockroach appeared on my sink less that two metres from the Petrol unit. I though what a waste of time and electricity. I tried to get my money back but guess what? No go.
Don't waste your money on these things.
Purchased in January 2020 for A$190.00.
I bought 3 of these so called ultrasonic crap.
2 new ones this year cause i thought the first one was damaged, but there crap, all [Irrelevant Content Removed] and the excuse they use about how your wiring is set up in your walls and roof, it's been proven that most ultrasonic plug ins sold are fake and really you have to do the old fashioned way with bait and traps and poison.
I asked for a refund they said 100 days is over so NO refund, i will be taking this matter to fair trading cause i am sick of [Irrelevant Content Removed]
Purchased in August 2020 for A$250.00.
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Rats love it !
Bought one of these 'premium' units $99 plugged it in under the house due to rats etc. So a few months later found in my car, not 2 meters from this wonderful unit, a large rat nest with a very large rat looking rather healthy.....0 stars if I could
Purchased in October 2019 at From Pestrol for A$99.00.
Works for us.
We are in country vic, and been here for about 4 years. Lots of mice (and a few rats). We were not happy with baiting because of: keeping ours pets safe, the issue of secondary poisoning of native wildlife, cost, etc). We bought 2 of these back in Jan 2020. I have to say I was a little sceptical at first. Now, the mice didn't run screaming from the house (and shed) when we first turned them on, but there was a perceptual reduction in their numbers over time, including the winter period, til now we just don't see them or any evidence of the...m. The rats weren't as keen to go but we took them out with traps and they don't seem to have returned. Our model devices differ from the pic in the review header so I'm not sure how ours might differ from the devices reviewed by others. But the ones we have work for us.
Purchased in January 2020 for A$207.00.
Didn't work and no help
We bought a rodent free around 12mths ago and never worked, all lights on but no one home!
After 2 call and months later we received a battery repeller which made no difference.
I have rang and spoken to them 2 more times and still Nothing Has been done. Last time they said they will ring me back with a salution, that was months ago and im still waiting!
All i can say is good product in theory, very poor service when something goes wrong so GOOD LUCK
Purchased in September 2019.
I recently bought a mesh kit to install around solar panels to prevent birds nesting under the panels. Before ordering, I asked Carl quite a few technical questions about the product. He answered them in a very professional and knowledgeable way. He was also very patient and obliging, when I had some difficulty transferring money from my NZ bank to Australia. With suggestions from Carl, the transaction was finally completed. I was then pleasantly surprised to receive the product soon after, considering possible COVID-19 related delays.
The product was the only one I could find that met my specifications, to deter small birds without puncturing the roof to attach the mesh.
Purchased in July 2020 for A$319.00.
Not up to reasonable expectations
We purchased 3 of these units approximately 2 years ago. One stopped working and when we contacted Pestrol customer service we were fobbed off. The fellow said (and I quote), "The units only last about 12 months, you could try turning it off and waiting 24 hours before trying it again but it sounds like it's pretty much stuffed." When I asked if Pestrol would replace our unit we were given an unequivocal..NO.
The unit would have actually been plugged in and used for about 8 months total. The response from Pestrol customer service falls way short of the mark.
Purchased in March 2018 at Direct from Pestrol for A$199.00.
Needs checking every couple of days
I've purchased Ultrasound 360 repeller online on Petrol Australia website. The transaction was smooth and the delivery was fast. But the unit has a loose connection with the cord and therefore the unit disconnects from the power by itself occasionally. This means having to access the roof cavity every second day to check/connect the unit. My impression is this unit needs to be paired with the repellent which uses home wiring to achieve the effectiveness
Purchased in June 2020 at Pestrol Australia website for A$149.00.
So far so good
We moved into our house one year ago and we had huge mice and rat problems.. it was disgusting! We have had multiple pest treatments done by multiple companies to get rid of them, but they can kept coming back after a while. We bought our own mice baits and we also cut down trees near our house to try and prevent them getting inside, and then finally found this gem. We only have one unit under our house which is where the main problem was (or at least where we think they were living) and since we have had the unit, there has been no sign of...rodents inside or under our house. We can see they have been outside on the footpath near the the door to under the house, but they have not entered. Very happy so far! Glad we can control ghem without having to use pesticide. We may get another unit for the roof / ceiling of the house but haven't needed to yet.
Purchased in March 2020.
Highly effective, easy to use product!
For the past few weeks, I had a few rodents sneaking around my house walls, causing damage and making noises loud enough to bother my cats. Bought one rodent free last week and left it on during the night. Been sleeping good ever since!
Purchased in April 2020 for A$119.00.
Does not work
I plugged one in my bird aviary and watched the mice running all around it.Did not deter or get rid of them. I now use mouse traps with peanut butter on them and very successful.
Purchased in June 2019 at Not sure-have tried several different ones.None work.
I am so happy to have discovered this company and there amazing products. A few weeks ago I seen a mouse and went into panic mode, my neighbour also has chickens very close to my house which attracts them to my home. I originally ordered the pestrol pro and straight away the noises from my ceiling completely stopped. I did notice and increase of rodent activity and this made me further panic ( I have heard this is a really good sign) with them leaving my ceiling (my neighbour also told me she has been having seeing a huge increase in rodents at...her home, around the time I plugged it in), I know this definitely works. I did ring pestrol back who also suggested one was not enough for my small 3 bedroom house, so I ordered the pestrol 360 and it arrived this morning. I plugged it in straight away and have it switched all the way on, my traps are set and I am hoping they get all the way out today and end up in my trap mwahahaha. Allthough pricey I am completely convinced ( what it did straight away for the ceiling just can't be imagined). I am sold on these products and thing I will buy one more pestrol pro and a battery operated one under my sink. I have an absolutely irrational fear of mice so these products are just worth every cent.
Purchased in March 2020 at pestrol online for A$223.00.
Now after 3 weeks peace rules - they have moved outside...
There was a lot of mice - one even ran over the curtain rail when I tried to catch them, and mice traps - they weren't that dumb. After 2 weeks we saw 4 mice under the BBQ, outside - The upstairs is good --Used two units and the number of Cockroaches has decreased as well. Now I have to move the units to downstairs - but my rabbit is currently down there... will the mice come upstairs?? Will that be OK for the rabbit? Can they be used near a chock house and Aviary outside - that seems to be the cause. It was easy to set up and have solve the main problem. Highly recommended. We got 2 units for the top floor of 5 bedroom house.
Professional Friendly Service
Abdul from PPC responded quickly, drove an hour to get to the service area, and inspected possible points of pest entry. He liberally applied the bait, but first asked if pets or children had access to the area. He was very friendly and a pleasure to work with.
Purchased in October 2019.
more mice than ever
maybe they are supposed to activate the mice because before I purchased and used the Rodent free we just occasionally spotted the odd mouse but now with it plugged in we are catching one or two mice in mousetraps every day and can hear them gnawing away on something in the wall cavity and waking us up !! I was really hoping it would work but it certainly is not at this stage
Purchased at pestrol for A$119.00.
it must be working because i haven't had mice for over 2 years
The product is super easy to set up. I live out in the country and had been keeping George my cat busy for many years. However, traps have been set and I haven't caught anything for ages so that tells me it has been working which is great. I give it 4 stars because there is a lot of faith without knowing if it is working, but because i havent had any rats or mice, i am more than happy, so thank you.
Purchased in April 2017.
Questions & Answers
Hi we have had our unit about three weeks now. It plugged in inside the cupboard with the mice problem. We still have mice?
Thanks for your message.
The Rodent Free Device plug-in units do take a month or more to receive the full effect, however, it also depends on how many units you have and the size of your home.
Also, what switch do you have the devices on? And how big is your home? (Storeys, rooms)
Thanks for getting back to us.
We have had customers mention to us that the device has performed on the first day and sometimes after a month but of course, we recommend giving the device 30 days in order to see the results which is when you will fully notice them.
In the first week, the device will operate no doubt but in order to witness the full results and performance of the device itself then at least a month is needed to fully evaluate it.
Hope that helps.
Why does it flash Red sometimes ??
Thanks for your message.
The red light that flashes happens to be the electromagnetic setting which sends out soundwaves throughout the walls and the ceiling as well.
If it flashes, then that means it is working just fine and operating as usual.
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