Bell Howell Ultrasonic Pest Repeller Review

Bell Howell Rids a Gamut of Pests

Bell and Howell is quite the famous and well-established brand. They manufacture a multitude of products from cameras to sunlamps. Recently, they ventured into manufacturing ultrasonic pest repellers and they are obviously great at it! One of their bestsellers (actually #1 in Amazon) is the Bell Howell Ultrasonic Pest Repeller 4 Pack. A fast and effective ultrasonic pest repelling solution against mice, roaches, spiders, ants, and even gnats, this device is mostly used in terrariums but also functions well in small to medium-sized homes and offices. And because it caters to an unusually large scope of pests, you don’t need to buy a lot of repellers in case you have multiple infestations.

General Thoughts on the Bell Howell Ultrasonic Pest Repeller

Bell Howell Ultrasonic Pest Repeller 4 Pack

The thing we love about this Bell and Howell product is that it is a safe and humane alternative to chemicals and traps, much like other ultrasonic pest repellers. This means that you can use it even if children and pets are around. With this handy pest repellent, you minimize (if not completely remove) contact with pests that are potentially carriers of deadly diseases. It also removes the hassle of disposing dead animals that is a consequence of using traps – the pests throw themselves out!

When you use these units you should realize that they need to be in an open space to work. Hard surfaces deflect ultrasonic waves so plugging this device behind couches, counters, or secluded corners will greatly diminish its effectiveness. Plug it in an area where it is not obstructed. Also, do not get this if you have hamsters, gerbils, chinchilla, or anything that is a rodent-like pet because they can hear ultrasonic sound.  After all, you don’t want to terrorize your own pets.

What we noticed with the Bell Howell Ultrasonic Pest Repeller (or any other ultrasonic repellent) is that its full effect takes time. Pests are adaptive and resilient creatures so it may take a while before they give up their nests. Many reports states that an average of 2-4 weeks is needed in order to completely flush out the pests. Remember though, that you did not get an infestation overnight; completely getting rid of it will not happen overnight either.

Handy and Flexible Pest Repellers

This gadget has dimension of 26 x 19 x 16 inches and weighs a hefty 8 pounds. Individually though, each unit only weighs less than a measly 2 pounds. According to our experience, Bell and Howell’s pest repeller is effective against mice, rats, ants, roaches, and spiders. Given its handy size, this is ideal for home and office use. However, this device is mostly used to keep pests away from terrariums.

The good thing about buying this device is that one unit is enough to cover a small or medium-sized room. This means just one whole package of this pest repeller can already cover 4 rooms! It’s very easy to use too – just plug it in and it’s good to go. And with a price of just $25.99 (prices may vary), this one’s definitely worth every penny.

Like all the products we review, the 4-Pack, gets rid of pests by emitting high-frequency or ultrasonic sound, ranging from 20,000 Hertz and beyond. Such high-frequency sound is inaudible to the human ear which makes this pest repellent convenient to use. Pests, however, have extremely acute senses and the ultrasonic sound the emitted from this bad boy drives them away. If you want more information regarding this bestseller, click here to view more reviews, ratings, and pricing.

Bell Howell Ultrasonic Pest Repeller Variations

Bell Howell Pest Repeller Variation

Bell and Howell’s creativity gave rise to repellers that don’t take up outlet spaces. This company manufactured the Bell Howell Ultrasonic Pest Repellers with Extra Outlet – 3 Pack, a variation of the original ultrasonic pest repeller. It functions exactly just like the original repeller but with the addition of an extra outlet on the side. If the 3-pack is one unit too many, they also have the exact same model in 2-packs. You can also look at the whole list here.


A Good Pest Repelling Investment

Based on the number of positive reviews and our review, its cost-effectiveness, and the multitude of pest species it repels, the Bell Howell Ultrasonic Pest Repeller 4-Pack is one of the best (if not the best) pest control devices in the market.

Check out our Pest Repelling FAQ for more information.


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