FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q. Who is Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent?
A. Natural Armor™is an independent, family-owned and operated business. We compete against longtime, large, multi-million dollar corporations with significant marketing power. These large corporations have the ability to put small businesses, including Natural Armor, out of business. Even though we have a smaller marketing budget, we always believe that it's our dedication and passion that helps us continue to deliver our high-quality repellent to the market.
 
Q. What is Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent

A. Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent is made in the USA and is an all-natural food grade product that protects Indoors and Outdoors. Outdoors it protects against browse and feeding damage caused by many types of animals including deer, rabbits, squirrels raccoons and other animals from damaging all fruits, vegetables and flowers, shrubs, trees, bulbs, seedlings, grass and edible crops. Indoors, it can be used to keep animals out of areas such as Cellars, Basements, Attics, Sheds, Garages and Crawlspaces.
 
Q. Does Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent work?
A. Natural Armor™ includes high percentages of effective ingredients documented by University, State and Independent studies and surveys to be effective in preventing animal browse damage. Natural Armor also includes ingredients that imitates plants certain animals avoid and do not consume.
  
Q. What is Down To Earth© Liquid Bone Meal?
A. Bone Meal is a known natural fertilizer. Down To Earth Liquid Bone Meal has nutrients that encourage vigorous plant growth, increase bloom and enhance root development for more bountiful harvests.
 
Q. Why 4 Different Scents?
A. Natural Armor™ is available in 4 unique and pleasant scents are Rosemary, Peppermint, Mint and Thyme. Research has shown that these herbs are four of the highest rated animal resistant’ plants and consistently have very little (if any) damage in areas where animals feed. Furthermore, unlike other competitive brands, these herbs mask the unpleasant scent of traditional animal repellents. In short it smells great and DOESN’T STINK!
 
Furthermore, rotating effective scents in the environment in timed intervals to maximize the effectiveness of animal repellent is essential.

As quoted by the University of Vermont Extension Department of Plant and Soil Science
Source: http://pss.uvm.edu/ppp/articles/deerdeter2.htm
 
For best control, remember some facts about deer.  They are afraid of anything new, yet learn quickly and adapt to your strategies, so it is important to rotate scents in the environment.
 
Instead of having to rotate other manufacturer’s products or other scented items, Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent comes in four unique scents. 1 for each season!

Q. Is Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent safe for fruits, vegetables and edible crops?
A.  Yes. Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent is an all-natural food grade product that is safe for all edible fruits, vegetables and flowers, shrubs, trees, bulbs, seedlings and grass. Our product is manufactured under strict guidelines and does not contain any chemicals and is an EPA exempted, minimum risk* pesticide, and is exempt from Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act requirements, specifically under Section 25(b). 

Q. Is Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent safe around people, pets and the environment?
A.  Yes. Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent is an all-natural food grade product. It does not contain any chemicals and is considered and EPA exempt pesticide.  It is safe when used according to instructions. Our product is made from all-natural ingredients and environmentally safe. It is harmless to humans, pets, wildlife and aquatic species.
 

Q. How Soon Does Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent Start Working?
A.  Immediately when applied.
 
Q. How Long Does Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent Last?
A. Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent, when used in accordance to the Dilution and Application Instructions can last 3 months or longer under normal weather conditions drastically reducing the need for frequent reapplications. 

Q. Is Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent available in commercial and agricultural sizes and quantities?  
A. Yes. We provide our product in concentrated 2.5 Gallon, 5 Gallon, 30 Gallon, 55 Gallon and 240 Gallon Tote sizes for large applications such as food crops and fields, orchards and vineyards. Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent is safe and protects all edible fruits, vegetables and flowers, shrubs, trees, bulbs, seedlings and grass from feeding and damage caused by many types of animals including deer, rabbits, squirrels and other animals.

Q. When is the best time to apply Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent Outdoors?
A. Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent should be used throughout the year.

 
Spring - Begin spraying Natural Armor™ when new plants are a ½ inch out of the ground. Continue to spray as new growth appears. New growth is unprotected.
 
Summer - When possible, spray Natural Armor™ in the morning or late afternoon, when the sun is not as strong.  It is recommended not apply in the peak heat or sun of the day to protect plants from getting burned by magnification of the sun through the water on the surface.

Fall & Winter - Fall & Winter are just as important as Spring & Summer due to the fact that animal’s natural habitat starts to die off causing them to seek food elsewhere, preferably in homeowners yards to forge on valued ornamentals. In the Fall & Winter, animals are willing to go outside of their normal boundaries in order to eat, especially in extreme weather conditions.
 
Natural Armor™ must be applied to dry vegetation. Applying in wet conditions will cause the product to be diluted and not work as intended. Be conscious of incoming rain since the treatment area needs enough time to dry so the product fully adheres to the plants. Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent can be used all year long accept during freezing conditions. The temperature must be above 0 °C (32 °F) to allow the product to stick and adhere to the applied area.
 
Q. How much time do I need to allow Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent to dry?
A. In order for Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent to stick and adhere to applied areas, we suggest 20 minutes to an hour to dry. Dry times in the south, in warmer climates, require less time. Please make sure applied areas are dry before applying. It is recommended not apply in the peak heat of the day to protect plants from getting burned by the sun. When possible, spray in the morning or late afternoon, when the sun is not as strong.
 
Q. Can Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent be used in the winter?
A. Yes. Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent can be used all year long accept during freezing conditions. The temperature must be above 0 °C (32 °F) to allow the product to stick and adhere to the applied area.
 
Q. Are there any special instructions on how to store Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent?
A. Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent should be stored indoors between 40 and 90 degrees. Protect from heat. Store in cool, dry, dark location. Keep from freezing. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN AND PETS. Always shake Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent before using. Use gloves and protective clothing when shaking in case of leakage.
 
Q. How Do I Use Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent
A. Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent is easy to use. Simply shake your spray bottle and you’re ready to go. It’s important to spray on leaves, stems, flowers and branches thoroughly from all angles (including the underside of leaves that are naturally protected from rainfall when possible). Apply until leaves are wet or run off.
 
Additional Tips:
Apply to only dry surfaces.
Spray at the beginning of each growing season.
Reapply every three months.
Reapply to all new growth.
Reapply after heavy rain.
Clean the sprayer to prevent clogging after using

 
Q: How can I fix a clogged sprayer?
A: Flush the sprayer with warm clear water, until dry pieces of repellent are gone. Shaking the product before use and rinsing the sprayer after use will prevent future clogs.
 
Q. Will I smell Natural Armor ™Animal Repellent
A. Most likely. For the animals it’s intended for, Most Definitely! This is due to some of the highest concentrations in the market of the effective components of Natural Armor™. The good news is that it DOESN’T STINK! We have chosen 4 selective herbal scents that University studies have consistently shown have very little (if any) damage in open areas where animals feed. Furthermore, unlike other competitive brands, these herbs mask the unpleasant scent of traditional animal repellents.
 
Q. Can I spray Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent on wood, vinyl, or concrete?
A. Do not spray Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent directly on wood, vinyl, concrete, furniture, fences or other building surfaces. Spraying on these types of surfaces may cause staining. 
Q. Is Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent Cost Effective? Does it Save Money?
A. Yes. Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent protects expensive and costly edible fruits, vegetables and flowers, shrubs, trees, bulbs, seedlings and grass. Protection is a much more cost effective and money saving alternative to the worst case scenario of full replacement. Not only is replacement expensive, one also needs to consider the initial monetary investment made to purchase and install plants, but also the amount of time (time is money) to plant. Lastly one needs to consider the amount of time it takes for plants to establish and mature.
 
Items are shipped within 1 business days of placing your order. You should receive your product within 2-7 business days from your order date. Allow additional time for orders placed on weekends or holidays.
 
Q. Do You Ship To Other Countries?
A. At this moment Natural Armor™ only delivers orders within the continental U.S. Additionally, we do not ship to P.O. Boxes or to APO/FPO addresses. Street address required.

For more information regarding shipping costs or shipped orders, please call us at 866-970-8929 8:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday EST** Please try to locate and reference and tracking order email that was provided before contacting us.

 
Q. How Safe Is My Personal Information?
A. We treat your information as if it were our own. We employ 128-bit encryption technology in all areas of the Site which require you to provide your personal or account information, including those areas related to online ordering and order status. The Site utilizes industry-standard firewalls and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to allow for the encryption of potentially sensitive Personal Information, such as your name, address and credit card number.

Q. Where Can I locate Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent
A. The easiest way to order our product is on our company website, www.Natural-Armor.com. You can also order Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent by calling our office at 866.970.8929. We are constantly working on getting our product made available at lawn and garden, nursery and retail stores that sell lawn and garden products. Please call us at 866-970-8929 so we can let you know where the closest retailer that carries Natural Armor™ products is located.
 
Q. What If My Local Retailer Doesn’t Carry Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent
A. Call us at 866.970.8929 with the name and phone number of the retailer. We will contact them. Don’t hesitate to ask the retailer to carry Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent. If they start carrying our product, we will send you a quart of Natural Armor™ Animal Repellent Ready-To-Use FREE at no cost. To recommend a store, click here.
 
Please feel free to email support@natural-armor.com if you have a question that this FAQ's Help Page has not answered.
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