solicitors a deterent

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  1. jeff swisher

    jeff swisher Veteran Member

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    So you have issues with people knocking on your door.
    You have a no solicitor sigh on the door but people still come knocking.

    One issue may be that they just can't read the language .
    One language all nationalities know is wasp.
    Yes wasp as in Big honking wasp nest on the front porch covered in yellow jackets.
    Stick one of these up and I would bet door knockers will stay away.

    Yea I built this one. wasp nest.jpg
     
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    We have a sign on the front door "DOG IS NUTS"...seems to work.
     
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    A friend has a large dog house with a tow chain attached to an old car axle rammed into the ground. His Mastiff died a few years back but he leaves the house there and sprays the yard with grass killer so it looks like a huge dog is laying inside, waiting. The chain will just reach the front door.
     
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    first thing i can think of.....lol
     
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    Another simple one that has worked for us - and we get a ton of tree trimmers etc. in our neighborhood.

    PLEASE DO NOT KNOCK OR RING BELL
    BABIES ARE SLEEPING

    It seriously works. We had such an issue with solicitors knocking and waking the kids during nap time that we put up the sign. Not ONE knock since. These guys don't want to mess with a pissed off Mama that just got done putting the kids to bed and YOU woke them up. They'd probably rather tangle with the Mastiff mentioned above!

    Try it. It works!
     
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    A friend of mine swears the best theft deterrent device is to have 2 huge dog bowls in plain site. Not sure if it works for solicitors though. I do have some type of bee burrowing in my lawn out front, so anybody that goes to that door will have them to deal with. I use the rear door always.
     
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    I always tell those bozo's "unless you have a bag of cash for me I don't want to talk with you" they always leave after that.
     
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    Genius!
     

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