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Great product and great company to deal with
Living in a rural area we were always battling with keeping the rats and mice out, using Baits worked but left dead rodents in the roof or walls which caused very unpleasant odours. I was reluctant to try these but I am glad we did as we have seen a massive drop off in the number of mice. We have a larger house so I bought an extra unit to make sure we got the coverage. I even put one in my shed and that has seen the same result.
In addition to the product working well we had one unit stop working, we contacted Pestrol and it was just replaced straight away with no fuss.
Purchased in October 2020.
Who Needs the Pied Piper?
Although I had not seen one or any evidence of them and my cats had not caught anything, the way they keep looking around the laundry and peering under the fridge convinced me that there were mice in my house. Mice traps failed to catch anything so against my better judgement and in desperation I purchased a Pestrol Rodent Free Device.
Now I must say I had hope but was totally sceptical that it would work. Although the lights flash it works on 3 technologies you cannot see, hear, or feel (Electromagnetic, Ultrasonic, and Ionic). Feeling I had...probably been ripped off I decided to give this gadget the benefit of the doubt and waited. To my astonishment right on the 4 weeks as they predicted it all happened – much to the delight of my two cats, the mice they had been hunting for the past 2 years were suddenly visible. In one week, they have caught and disposed of 4 mice from my laundry and kitchen. Forget the Pied Piper – just buy one of these and all you need is a little patience and you will be rewarded.
Purchased in February 2021 for $99.00.
didn't work, rubbish don't buy
still had mice in my house months after installing, pestrol didn't give a refund as their site says they will.
rubbish product. I suggest you do not buy this product.
Purchased in September 2020 for $200.00.
Mice plague bonanza
Prior to getting this we would be catching 10 - 15 mice every night. We have a 3 bedroom country home, so we got 2 devices and after only about 2 weeks none of the traps have been catching any mice. We don't see them anymore in the house. Very happy and definitely recommend.
Purchased in February 2021.
I'm a huge fan !
I have had a couple of these for a long time. Soon after installing them we were supper surprised that all rodent activity had gone. We also have an Impact Ultrasonic Rodent Repeller on fully enclosed deck area where we had constant issues with Mice. Same story. A few days after setting it up, all of the mice had gone and we have not seen any activity for a few years.
A few weeks ago we had Rats outside destroying our lawns and getting onto an outdoor deck. I took the Impact Ultrasonic Rodent Repeller off the deck for about two weeks to...put on the outdoor deck to see what it would do. Rat activity on the outdoor deck pretty much disappeared, however Mice were back on the fully enclosed deck. No mice for three years and as soon as I took it off the deck, they're back. I have since purchased more products to do the whole house, including the outdoor areas. This stuff is gold.
Purchased in March 2021 at pestrol for $149.00.
We have a lot of mice around our property currently
The true test for this little gadget has just been in the last month, we have got big problems on our property with the current outbreak of these little fury creatures. To be fair the unit has worked well and we haven't need to place baits around, only in our outdoor areas or other smaller dwellings on the property, I may have to get more for these. Cheers
Purchased in March 2020.
Prestrol Rodent free units did not work for me!
The Pestrol Rodent free units were not successful in ridding our house of rodents. After contacting Pestrol and numerous communications and negotiations Pestrol took the honourable action and refunded my money. Thank you Pestrol.
Purchased in December 2018 for $226.10.
Aparentlthey they are only effective for a short ime.
I bought one of these units.. It arrived damaged and Pestrol were great at sending a repacement. I had it in the garage however after a while I noticed that I had a rat problem back again. Have spoken to a local outlet that also sells Pestrol products and he said that after a short time they become ineffective as the rodents get used to them.
Purchased in January 2020 for $90.00.
Do not waste your money
Purchased two of these units to get rid of mice, did not do anything, the mice still getting into the cupboards. Had to bait them to get rid of them, also had no effect on bugs and cockroaches. They are still in the same places.
Purchased in September 2020 for $200.00.
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 $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 $250.00.
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 $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 $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 $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 $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 $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.
Um was hesitant
I don't believe it, had rats and mice running all over my ceiling, since I plugged it in I have heard nothing, I'm a believer, it seems to be working
Purchased in June 2020 for $119.00.
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 $119.00.
Questions & Answers
Could you please advise which unit I also need for my enclosed back varandah? I have a rat/s out there, which has access to the ceiling and inside one wall.
The varandah is essentially just like a back room, which runs the entire length of the house, and I enter into via my laundry door. It has no external power outlet, though it's southern wall is shared by my kitchen, laundry and bathroom.. though that wall DOES have an electrical grid in it.
Will the varandah be covered by the inside units, or do I need to buy an extra battery powered unit to sit out there as well?
I wouldn't buy the product, I found them to be rubbish, didn't work.
And have you found a product which does work.. Apart from trapping and baiting, that is?
It certainly worked for me.... at first I thought it was a gimmick, but right on the 4 weeks predicted my cats were catching mice right left and centre - 5 all ready. As per the specifications, best you talk to Pestrol - they are the experts.
One of the Pestrol units makes an annoying alarm sound a number of times a day - has only started recently
I'm sorry, I've not experienced this and don't have the expert knowledge needed. I recommend that you contact Pestrol directly. I have found them to be very responsive.
Could I confirm which unit you're experience the trouble with so I can get that sorted for you?
Would you happen to have your original order number/invoice number so I can grab all the details?
Please let me know!
I am not surprised you are having problems with it, I bought 2 and found them to be rubbish.
The lights on my Pestrol 4 in 1 plug in unit only flash amber and red. Should the green light be on? Can I access a manual online?
The green light doesn't shine as bright as the other two lights on the machine, covering it with your hand should tell whether it's shining or not. The Amber and Red lights flashing are normal. So long as that switch on the side of the unit is pushed all the way down you should be all systems go!
I don't believe I can attach a copy of the manual here on Product Review, but if you send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, any of our friendly customer service team should be able to send one to you!
Thank you for replying so promptly, I checked as you suggested and the green light is glowing, just not very brightly so all is well. I’ll chase up the manual by email as you suggest. Many thanks
No worries, we'll keep an eye out for that and send it through once received!
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