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Easy way to find lost snakes in house

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Posted by: Lyle at Wed Apr 18 22:50:50 2012  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by Lyle ]  
   

Since most snakes are not active at temperature or humidity levels that us humans find to be most comfortable, an escaped snake will usually find a small, dark area of your home to hide in until the conditions become more favorable. Before you tear out your drywall or methodically disassemble every piece of furniture in your home, try this: Wait till night time, then open all the doors BETWEEN every room in your house. However, you want to keep all exits sealed. Turn the heat in your house way up. Once your house is nice and hot, run your shower (or showers) with really hot water. You might even put a load of wet cloths in your dryer and reroute the vent so the hot, humid air fills your house. The idea, obviously, is to get your house hot and humid. Once the air is hot and sticky, turn off all your lights and begin searching for your animal with a flashlight. There's a good chance that these conditions will have your animal out on the prowl. This may seem like a bit of a hassle, but anyone who has torn their house apart looking for an escaped snake is sure to find this technique much easier. It helped me get my corn snake out from behind a vanity without having to rip it off the wall of my apartment. Anyway, I hope someone finds these tips helpful. Best of luck to anyone who finds themselves reading this!


   

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