Does Riddex Really Work?


So you have pests in your house? You’re not the only one. The creators of Riddex take your critter and creepy crawler predicament into consideration with their ever-evolving product.

Riddex isn’t used for extermination, contrary to popular belief, but rather is used as a repellant for homes and apartments with infestation by using digital pulse technology through your walls to create a chemical free barrier against all your uninvited 4-8 legged guests.

Overview
Riddex is offered through television infomercials throughout the day, so certainly skepticism builds when you think of all those old Billy Mays commercials, but there may be something to be said for this product. Despite the infamy of infomercials, this product actually pulls through for some people that use it, only taking a few days to clear away the critters in a cost effective manner, while others complain that it is ineffective. So what’s the real deal with Ridex?

The Claim
Riddex claims to use electromagnetic technology to send a pulse up to 20,000 square feet from any electrical outlet it is plugged in to in order to deter pests from the home. For indoor use only, this product helps get rid of pests including mice, rats, and roaches. The company boasts that Riddex repels without any harsh chemicals to cause side effects in the home. Within two to four weeks, the product is said to reach full strength in deterring your creepy crawly pains, keeping your home pest free for the rest of the time it is plugged in.

The Hype
There is a lot of hype surrounding this product. Those that believe it works absolutely swear by it and would never try anything else, while those who have tested it and seen it fail have deemed it a waste of time and money. All this buzz has generated polarized views of the product in the public eye. But take this advice with a grain of salt. Just like not everyone will fill out an employee review form when they receive good service at a restaurant but will when they have a bad experience, the same goes for product reviews. Those that like a product usually keep quiet about it.

The Cost
For only $28 dollars with shipping and handling included, Riddex certainly costs far less than it would for some exterminator to come to your house and do the job professionally with all the harsh chemicals to kill these little problems. Riddex is quite possibly the most economically feasible solution to your pest problems if you’re looking for a long term solution.

The Commitment
Riddex involves a commitment of patience more than anything else. This is a product you just plug in to the wall and let it do its own thing, but you do have to wait to actually see results. The company says that Riddex takes anywhere between two to four weeks to show full strength and effectiveness, but most customers that buy it and find it to work say that they began to see results within two or three days of usage. Most people who reviewed the product negatively did not see change within a few days and chucked the product out the door, creating a user error. If you don’t mind waiting for the product to work, most will agree that it is well worth any sort of waiting you will have to do.

Evaluation
Overall, there is no reason to not trust Riddex. Everyone that uses the product properly and waits the allotted amount of time finds that it is truly an effective way to get rid of pests. Plus, for such a low cost, especially in comparison to the cost of an exterminator, Riddex seems to be a true steal. There is no reason you should rule this product off of your list, especially considering it has no potential of damaging your house, family, pets, or plants in the process of using it.

Final Riddex Review

So what do we think of Riddex? Overall, this product is worth the time and money involved to get rid of everything that’s crawling around your house, with little hassle. The only negative reviews of Riddex out there are most likely from people who simply didn’t use the product properly.

Our Recommendation
We highly recommend this product to the patient and pest-overwhelmed to try out. Follow the directions to the letter and you’ll be on your way to a pest-free home.

Official Website: Riddex

So what do you think? Does Riddex work or not?


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cool1920 February 24, 2012 at 10:44 am

My wife ordered one of these a few weeks back after seeing the infomercial.
I’m one of those people who believe any product in and infomercial is a complete waste of time.
However, i have to hold my hands up and admit that our mice problem we had in our garage has now gone.
I’d say it took a little over 2 weeks to work but sure enough, i ‘ve not come across any evidence of mice since!
Best thing my wife has ever bought :)

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Lizz April 10, 2013 at 9:32 am

I purchased a couple of the Pest Repelling Aid Products today and I wish to know if it is safe to use around young babies, pregnant women or sick people. Also how safe is the product especially if it is connected to electricity 24 hours a day? Can it cause a fire????? and can it cause health problems???? Could you also explain how exactly does it get rid of Rodents, roaches, ants and spiders.

Thank you.

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Mike Doherty July 17, 2013 at 5:06 am

I never had much of a pest problem in my home, but about a year ago I found some mouse droppings in a couple of places. I purchased one of these types of devices (from a different manufacturer) and it did not seem to solve my problem over time. Eventually, we took in a stray kitten off the street and nursed it back to health. No more mice! I still remain skeptical of this electromagnetic pulse technology, but many users report success. Maybe I just didn’t use it right, or maybe I have to procure the superior Riddex product, but I didn’t see much success when I tried out this technology.

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cheryl July 21, 2013 at 6:32 pm

Does not work! Had a roach problem in my apartment complex so I got one for my kitchen. It is supposed to work by sending some kind of electronic signaol that will drive them away. I think they liked it! found lots of roach poo where it was plugged in. I threw it out. Nothing is better than an exterminator. Haven’t had them since the exterminator came.

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Liliana October 23, 2013 at 3:23 pm

Is it safe to use with dogs/cats???

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anony May 18, 2014 at 3:05 pm

yes, they are safe for dogs and cats but not gerbils, rodent type pets

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Patsy January 30, 2014 at 6:30 pm

When my son saw that I had one of these plugged in my kitchen he told me to get rid of it. He had a business cleaning up after fires/floods and had just cleaned up after a fire that started at the outlet where one was plugged in. I foolishly thought it was a problem with their wiring……until my outlet started on fire. Luckily I was standing in the kitchen when it started to the fire was limited to the one outlet and the wires to and from it. GET RID OF THEM IF YOU HAVE ONE!!!!!

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