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Old 05-15-2011, 06:28 PM
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No, this is not a review of a new movie -- I wish it was!

As of yesterday we found a second snake in our home in Rio Grande -- the first was a month or so ago. They were two different kinds and fortunately neither was poisonous -- but that does not make the situation acceptable.

I checked all the back threads related to snakes and most seem to deal with snakes in the yard or garage.

If anyone has any ideas they would be appreciated: exterminators successful with snakes, repellents that work, snake-proofing the house, and, I guess, first aid for snake induced heart attacks!

No, I don't want to move back to Nebraska, but that seems better than living with snakes.

Help!
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Old 05-15-2011, 06:55 PM
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No, this is not a review of a new movie -- I wish it was!

As of yesterday we found a second snake in our home in Rio Grande -- the first was a month or so ago. They were two different kinds and fortunately neither was poisonous -- but that does not make the situation acceptable.

I checked all the back threads related to snakes and most seem to deal with snakes in the yard or garage.

If anyone has any ideas they would be appreciated: exterminators successful with snakes, repellents that work, snake-proofing the house, and, I guess, first aid for snake induced heart attacks!

No, I don't want to move back to Nebraska, but that seems better than living with snakes.

Help!
Snakes in the house? Ahhhh......can you hear me scream?
Perhaps Agnes could offer some advice?
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Old 05-15-2011, 07:23 PM
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SENATE also!.....sorry had to hijack, tooooo tempting!
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Old 05-15-2011, 07:27 PM
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I wish I had an answer for you, but only wanted to add that we found a frog in our #2 bedroom last fall. He or she had died and was not hopping around. We have a huge retention pond across the street on the golf course, which only identifies probable source. His entrance is till a mystery. I could easilly understand a GEICO (sorry), but a frog?
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Old 05-15-2011, 07:31 PM
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Put screens over the plumbing vents on your roof. This will stop snakes and other creepy-crawlies from entering your house through the sinks, showers and toilets.
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Old 05-15-2011, 07:45 PM
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Put screens over the plumbing vents on your roof. This will stop snakes and other creepy-crawlies from entering your house through the sinks, showers and toilets.
Good idea! Thanks - that one never occurred to me.

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we found a frog in our #2 bedroom last fall. frog?
But, but there's frogs all over TV... and they proudly admit it!
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Moth balls , flakes. although enviormentally unfriendly.
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Put screens over the plumbing vents on your roof. This will stop snakes and other creepy-crawlies from entering your house through the sinks, showers and toilets.
EEK! You guys trying to scare me out of moving to TV??? Here I thought it was paradise, but not with snakes coming out of sinks, showers or toilets! The Villages Florida

I can handle lots of things but NO SNAKES!
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Well, usually only little brown anoles visit, but once in a while you see cute, wiggly little snakes and big ferocious palmetto bugs. No worries! Just screen off those roof vents.

EVERYONE wants to live in TV, even friendly garden snakes.

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Thanks for the suggestion of screening the roof vents -- that is a good idea. I actually did that up north to keep mice out.
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This is why we are so fortunate to have the lovely Waterfront Inn right here in TV. I see a snake in the house and I'll be checking in for the next few days.

They couldn't possibly get in there.

Could they?
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Is this another person kidding us a bit?
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Is this another person kidding us a bit?
Agnes' hubby, Ron????
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