Questions about Victor® Ultra PestChaser®

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Q.It say the product will expose me to lead? I have kids, how does this device expose us to lead?
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Due to state regulations, this warning must be included on products containing lead or lead compounds. It can be used around children and pets when used as directed. For more information, please visit  https://www.p65warnings.ca.gov/

Q.Will it bother our Cats?
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This product can be used around pets such as cats and dogs and does not have an effect on them.

Q.I have a possum or racoon in the attic. Will it work to chase them away?
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This product is recommended for mice and rats only.

Q.can I place outside by my garden?
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This product is designed for indoor use only.

Q.We have rats under our porch and I'm looking to purchase these to drive them away. Will these work if they are place on top of the porch or will we have to place them on the ground underneath the porch to get results?
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This product is recommended for indoor use only. We recommend using a scent repellent, such as the Victor® Rat-A-Way™ Rat Repellent (Model M807) for outdoors.

Q.Is there any WARRANTY? After 1.5 years I noticed it is no longer working and I have mice. It did work for a long time.
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We are happy to hear the product has been successful for you! This product is covered by a one year warranty with a copy of the purchase receipt. We recommend purchasing a new unit if this one is no longer working.

Q.Does the light need to be turned on for this to function?
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This product features a red LED light that will illuminate, showing the unit is functional properly. The light mimics the ultrasound pulsating from the unit and can be turned on or off. It does not need to be turned on to emit ultrasonic frequencies.

Q.is this product effective thru walls? or does it have to be placed in attic and/or crawl space.
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The ultrasound emitted from this product does not travel through walls or furniture. We recommend placing one unit in each room or area where rodent activity has been seen.

 

 

Q.What is the range of operating temperature? I am planning to install it in the attic and it could get very hot in the middle of the day. Does high temp affect the effectiveness?
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Our PestChasers® work in a wide range of temperatures, from 0°F-120°F.

Q.Hello. I am selecting Ultrasonic Pest Repeller. Mandatory conditions: Varying Volumes (100 dB or more) and compatible with Power source 220V. Could you recommend me any of your products?
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All of our PestChaser® units are designed to work with 120v outlets only.

Q.How long does this product last The ultrasound
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These last for approximately three to five years.

Q.Will this unit affect my Pacemaker?
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This will not affect pacemakers.

Q.What is the monthly/annual Ultra unit KW usage if plugged in continuously with LED on?
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In a month’s time, the PestChaser® would consume approximately 0.81 Kilowatt hours.

Q.I will assume that the longevity of 3-5 years is with it powered and on non-stop, correct? I would also assume one would want it on full time rather than just at night. We have a rat problem that reveals itself with chewing at night. Thanks.
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We recommend keeping the PestChaser® plugged in at all times. This will condition the rat to see the location as an unwelcome area. The product life is recommended for 3-5 years.

Q.How long does the Ultra Pest chaser last and is it UL listed?
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Our PestChaser® units last on average 3-5 years. As long as the indicator light is on, they are working. The plug and cord are UL Listed.

Q.Does the unit "fill a room" with the ultrasounds, or do the frequencies only shoot straight out from the speakers? I am wondering about suspending the unit from the ceiling, pointing downward and to the sides.....would that cover more floor area?
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The sounds can fill the room if placed in an open area. The Ultra PestChaser® will cover approximately 1000-1200 sq ft.

Q.How long will the mini one last?
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The PESTCHASER®'s should last approximately 3-5 years.

Q.I want to use these in a garage that has no wall outlets, but does have available space in the ceiling outlets for the garage door openers. Will these units be effective if plugged in/mounted on ceiling?
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We recommend placing these unit close to the ground for best results, as this is where mice are more likely to travel.

Q.Do the sonic units discourage squirrels that have located in the attic?
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This product is only recommended to repel mice and rats. It has not been tested for squirrels.

Q.can your units be plugged in to 220V power?
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The Pestchasers® are only designed to work with a 120v outlet.

Q.How many SONIC  PARTS do I need to be affective?? I tried 3 one in each room 3 rooms  IT DID NOT WORK!!!! So how many do I need to be effective ??? how long once they're switched on does it take for them to work?? The sonic I used were plugged in
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Each unit is designed to cover up to 1200 square feet. Results can be expected in approximately 6-10 days. For best results, the unit should be installed in an open area.

Q.I see your not to use around rabbits. I have a pet rabbit and wondering is there a safe distance I can have this and still have a rabbit in the house as I would really like to try it. Also just to clarify this is ok to have around cats and dogs?
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This unit can be used near cats and dogs. Rabbits may be able to hear the ultrasonic sound waves. Due to this, it should not be used in the same room as a pet rabbit.

Q.are they water proof?
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The units are not designed to be used outdoors and are not waterproof.

Q.How can you test these so that you know when they quit working? can you use an extension cord and if so how long and what gage, so not to loose the full effect of this unit?
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As long as the red LED light on the speakers turns on when the LED switch is in the on position, it indicates that the unit is working. The PestChaser® can be used with any good quality extension cord.

Q.Can this be plugged in inside garage and affixed to wall on outside?  We have cars parked outside that squirrels keep climbing into and tear up the engine and seats inside car.
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The PestChasers® are designed for indoor use only. The product works by bouncing a high pitch frequency around the walls of the room it is in, which would not be possible if placed outdoors. These units are also intended to repel mice and rats and are not recommended for squirrels.

Q.is it repel the mouse or rodent or snake? is it environmental friendly
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This indoor ultrasonic repellent is designed to repel mice and rats. We would not recommend this product for snakes. The ultrasonic frequency can confidently be used in homes around people and pets such as cats and dogs as only rodent animals will hear the sound.

Q.Which one of your products is effective against the presence of martens? Which is the frequency that is most disturbing martens? Thanks
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Our PestChasers® are designed to repel mice and rats. They have not been tested for effectiveness against martens, we apologize for any inconvenience.

Q.How much power do these consume.  I am going to put 2-3 in my attic and just leave them up there.  But I want to know if they consume 5, 10, 25, 100W...?  Can you provide me that info. 
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This Pestchaser® uses 2.6 watts per hour.

Q.Is this price for 3 of these units or just one?
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The pricing listed for our Buy 2 Get 1 FREE is for a bundle of three units.