What Is a Home Remedy for Keeping Snakes Away?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 25, 2020 6:30:53 PM ET
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Keep snakes away naturally by removing their food and water sources, eliminating their potential dwelling spots and maintaining a yard that's inhospitable to them. Clean up clutter, and cut the grass, as snakes prefer cool, dark places, such as wood piles, compost piles and leaf piles, to sleep in.