Frequently Asked Questions
Below are some of the questions you may like answered.
Q. What area does each unit protect?
Each repeller unit will cover a circle of 15yds radius(15 metres ),a total area of approx 6000sq feet. You will get a large circle area of coverage 90Ft ( 30 metres across) So they can be spaced 90ft (30 metres) apart for optimum coverage.
Q. Will it affect my Horses and Dogs?
NO. The repeller wil not affect any other animals, birds or fish. The repellers are used by many of our customers to protect their valuble animals without any adverse affects whatsoever.
Q.Will it keep away other pests?
NO. These specially designed repeller units are for repelling snakes only. Their internal circuitry and signal generator are set to produce a unique pulse that will be felt by snakes triggering their reteat instinct. They are not intended to repel anything else and to our knowledge they only affect snakes.
Q. Will they keep snakes away from my dog runs?
Yes. If you place some repellers around the outside of the area where your dogs are they will certainly help to keep snakes away from your dogs.
Q. Are they difficult to install, will I have to get somebody in, to place them?
The units are very east to install, simply plug together a connector and place into the ground, easily done in minutes.
Q. Do they need to be in full sun?
No. They will operate perfectly well even in partial shade as long as they have some sunlight each day.
Q. What maintenace is normally required?
Very Little! An occasional wipe of the solar panel to clean off any dirt, in winter we suggest that you take them out and store indoors in areas of cold - heavy snow districts, in warmer districts they can be safely left in place all year round.
Q. Will fences affect how the repellers work ?
No. The repellers signal will travel through the ground under fences, concrete paths, sheds and behind retaining walls to drive out any snakes that may be hiding underneath them.
Q. Do the repellers work through water , to keep cottomouths and water snakes away?
Yes. The repellers signal does travel through the water, and has been very succesful at keeping many kinds of water snakes away, when placed at the waters edge or close to fishponds.
Q. How can I tell that the unit is operating correctly?
You can tell that the unit is working correctly , as when it generates the pulse it makes a small beep so if you get down close to it and listen for a minute or so you will hear it.
Q.How long should the batteries last?
The units contain a a AA size 1.2V rechargable battery, ( to run the unit at night) which should hopefully give you a minimum of one summers service, more likely to be 2-3 at least.. Unfortunately we cannot guarantee the length of time the battery will last as , it's just the way batteries are.
Q. What warranty do you provide ?
The units come with our warranty. To replace or repair any faulty units . But we will do our best to assist if any units malfunction after time. We also carry some spares so if an accident happens please contact us and we will be happy to try and help fix any problem.
Q. Do you offer a money back Guarantee ?
Yes - if you are dissatisfied with the units when you recieve them, and you return them to us in an unused condition, within seven days - for overseas customers please advise that they are being returned by air within this period. When we recieve the returned units, we will issue a refund of the purchase price less 20% to cover our shipping and handling expenses.
Most of all we try to treat our customers as we ourselves would like to be treated.
If you have any other questions, We'd be happy to try and answer them for you.
SENTINEL SOLAR POWERED SNAKE REPELLER