Lizards and egg shells

We’ve been having a bit of a lizard infestation in our apartment lately. I was told to place egg shells in a few corners in the kitchen, the rooms etc. and that this would repel the lizards. Well, I was skeptical at first, but at the same time I was running out of options. So I gave it a try and surprisingly I haven’t seen one for the past three weeks or so.

So is this a coincidence? Is this egg shell deal an old wives tale? And I guess my main question is: Why would lizards be repelled by a couple of egg shells randomly placed around the apartment?

Enlighten me. Cheers :wink:

I’ve never heard of such a thing, and it doesn’t sound at all likely that lizards would be bothered by eggshells, and I’m only posting because the whole idea of a lizard “infestation” sounds weird to me. Most lizards crave sunlight and rarely find their way indoors. (Having said that, I did remove a baby fence lizard from my mother’s house when I was in San Diego recently.) Are they house geckos? Where do you live (I’m guessing Florida)?

Yeah, those small house lizards/geckos, that’s what I meant. It sounded weird to me as well :wink:

I live in Hong Kong actually, and they’re reasonably common in our households.