Frogs aren’t always necessarily a bad thing to have creeping around your yard or pool. They can eat many other insects so you don’t have to worry about them sneaking into your home. However, the noise a frog can create may easily come off as disturbing. I, for one, would prefer peace and tranquility as I rest through the night; hearing a frog’s mating calls isn’t always my favorite lullaby. So, what are potential solutions on: how to get rid of frogs?
Simple Techniques to Prevent Frogs
When you’ve made the decision that you don’t want these guests paying you any more visits, there are a few things to look into. First, it’s highly recommended to check the law in your area. In some locations it’s outlawed to kill or ruin a frog’s habitat. If that’s the case, let nature take its course and their predators will eat them. If it’s legal on the other hand,there are a few more things to consider to help efficiently get rid of these frogs.
To realize which type of frogs or toads are intruding will help with your plan. By knowing the exact breed you’re getting rid of, you’ll know any potential weaknesses. After you have the okay by the law, and know the type, it’s time to get started. Our next step would be to figure out the reason the frogs, or toads, keep on coming. If it’s a natural habitat they resort to then it may be inevitable to completely get rid of the frogs.
Keeping your house and surroundings dry will drive frogs away. Frogs are attracted to moist areas so to get rid of their attractions is a smart choice. Another alternative would be to spray the frogs with either: salt water, citric acid, or caffeine. Be careful when doing so as it has been known to hurt, or kill, the frogs (even when diluted).
Finally, there is another alternative that is more eco-friendly. Frog repellent. Frog repellent can be purchased in stores or created at home. To prevent frogs from paying you another visit may have never been as easy at is today.