Possum infestations at home can be downright annoying. It is one of the dirtiest pests that can cause damage to your property and can even cause diseases. A recent survey also reveals that urban Aussies are finding it difficult to get rid of possums out of their property. Since possums can thrive in all sorts of conditions, calling on a possum control service would be the best way to eliminate them. There has been a misconception that moving the possums to another location will get rid of your possum infestation. Possums have a good memory and can turn their way back home. Only through experienced possum control in melbourne professionals, you can rest assured that your property is safe without these annoying creatures. Instead of harming the possums, by using effective repellents, scaring alarms and a strong fence would make them move elsewhere. Let’s see them in detail.

Generally, repellents work through two ways that is smell & taste, and this is why they are effective in chasing them.

Naphthalene Balls

Mothballs or naphthalene balls that you used to keep inside cupboards and closet from keeping the moths from devouring your fabric can be the best repellent for possums. Any fragrant based naphthalene balls can chase them as they dislike the smell of these mothballs.

Garlic Spray

Possums are nocturnal, meaning they are awake at night and can damage your edible garden. To ensure your garden veggies are safe, cut some fresh garlic and mix them with water and a spoon of dish wash liquid. You can spray this mixture on their regular crawling spaces, and you will never find them anymore in your garden.

Keep Fence Around The Garden

One of the best deterrents is having a fence around the garden. Keep the fence with sharp edges and adorned with natural thorns, which would make impossible for them to get inside.

Motion Sensors

Another way to chase them is to scare them. Loud noises and flashing lights and sensors that activate water sprinkles can make them move elsewhere.

Bottom Line

To keep possums at bay, you can follow these simple tips, and if nothing is working out for you, you can rely on our expert possum control services in melbourne from Enviro Safe Pest Control on 1300 997 272.