At Repellent Guide, we believe in empowering individuals with the knowledge and tools to peacefully coexist with the diverse species that share our planet. Nature's inhabitants, from the tiniest mosquito to the most majestic of deer, all have their roles in the ecosystem, but there are times when our paths cross a little too closely for comfort. That’s where we step in.
Who We Are
Repellent Guide is a passionate collective of naturalists, adventurers, and householders, united by a common mission: to provide comprehensive, trustworthy information about repelling all manner of creatures that may inadvertently disrupt our daily lives or ventures into the wild. Whether you're setting up a garden, diving into shark-infested waters, or hiking in snake territory, we've got you covered.
Repellent Guide Team
Jess Simmonds fascination with the underwater world led him to become an expert on marine life, especially sharks. With a background in marine biology, Jess has dedicated his life to understanding the intricate relationships between humans and marine creatures. His contributions to the Repellent Guide focus on safe and sustainable methods to deter marine animals without causing them harm. In his free time, Jess enjoys scuba diving, underwater photography, and advocating for marine conservation.
With a deep-rooted passion for the animal kingdom, Craig Basset has spent over a decade studying the behaviors and habitats of various species. His expertise in natural deterrents and repellents has made him a go-to figure in the community. Craig believes in coexisting with animals in harmony, and his work on the Repellent Guide aims to ensure that both humans and animals can share spaces without conflict. When he's not researching or writing, Craig can be found hiking in the wilderness, observing animals in their natural habitats.
A seasoned entomologist, Simon Lockwood has an unparalleled understanding of insects and their behaviors. His work on the Repellent Guide revolves around finding eco-friendly solutions to deter pests without resorting to harmful chemicals. Simon's approach is always rooted in science, ensuring that his recommendations are both effective and safe for the environment. Outside of his work, Simon is an avid gardener and often conducts workshops on organic pest control methods.
Sigmund Daughty, often referred to as the "Dog Whisperer" of the team, has a unique talent for understanding and communicating with canines. His insights into dog behavior have helped countless individuals deter unwanted visits from neighboring dogs without causing distress to the animals. Sigmund's approach is always humane, emphasizing understanding and communication over confrontation. When he's not working on the Repellent Guide, Sigmund can be found volunteering at local animal shelters or training dogs for therapy and assistance roles.
What We Do
In-depth Guides: From understanding animal behaviors and natural deterrents to recognizing when, where, and how certain creatures might pose challenges, our guides are meticulously researched and crafted to educate and inform.
Product Reviews: We take our reviews seriously. When we recommend a product, it's because we've "field tested" it, pushing it to its limits in real-world scenarios – be it our backyards or the most rugged terrains.
Personal Stories: Our team not only researches and writes, but we also share our personal encounters and stories from our adventures. It's one thing to read about repellents, but it's another to know what works based on firsthand experiences.
Community Engagement: Our platform encourages readers to share their own experiences, offering invaluable feedback, and creating a community-driven database of information. Your insights make us better.
Why Trust Repellent Guide?
Our dedication to authenticity and genuine field testing is what sets us apart. We don't just rely on third-party information; we put our boots on the ground. When we suggest a rabbit repellent or a mosquito net, it's because we've tried it and seen the results for ourselves.
To become the most trusted resource for repelling advice, ensuring that people everywhere can enjoy their activities, whether indoors or out, without the uninvited challenges posed by nature's creatures. While we respect all life forms, we also understand the need for boundaries, and it's our goal to help establish those in the most humane and effective ways possible.
Join Our Journey
Embark on this journey with us and find your balance with the world around you. With Repellent Guide by your side, tread confidently, knowing you're equipped with the best knowledge and tools to keep you safe and sound.