As the weather begins to change, we see increased activity all around us. This is the time when pests like mice become active and invade your property! If you are struggling with a mice infestation in your property, this article is for you!
How to Get Rid of Mice
Mice is not just a pest you want to get rid of. Mice can also cause a lot of health related problems and damage your property. Mice chew wires, clothes, paper etc and also eat away at any food they can find! Mice infestation can make you and your family sick. So try these strategies to get rid of the mice in your house.
- Set up traps to catch the mice. Once you catch a mouse, do not release it anywhere nearby. Mice can find their way to your house if you release them nearby so take it to a far away spot. If there are more mice, wash the trap with soap and set it up at a different spot the next time.
- Cut off the food source. If you can identify the food that mice has access to, remove those items immediately. Once the food supply is cut off, your mice will find a new home to invade!
- Identify the entry points. Look for gaps in all walls, doors and windows. Find out where is the mice entering your house from. Identify and seal the gaps as soon as possible to prevent mice from entering your house.
If your house is attractive to mice, you need to continue with these steps regularly. If you find rat poop in your house, get rid of it immediately and clean the surface with soapy water. Mice poop and pee can cause many diseases, so be watchful if you know there is mice in the house.