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How to Get Rid of Mice 


You come home and you see a mouse roaming about the house. It is understandable that you would have a mini heart attack because nobody would want a rodent infestation in their house. These uninvited guests cause more harm than you think. They not only invade your personal space but also your food and other things.

If you think they only like to hunt for food in your kitchen or pantry, think again because mice tend to chew other organic fibers as well such as socks, clothes, wires and shoelaces, etc. Coming back to a mice-infested home can send anyone chills down the spine and it also reflects your home’s sanitary conditions poorly to others.

What is a mouse?

A mouse is a small creature belonging to the rodent family. It has a pointy and long nose, tiny round ears and a tail. They are one of the most common house pests in the world but many people also keep them as pets.

There are over 1200 types of mice species on the planet and they all vary in shape, size and color, according to the region they hail from. They are the most adaptable creatures on earth which is why you will find them on almost every continent (except Antarctica). They are constantly studied by scientists because of their unique abilities to survive in almost every kind of environment and to see different responses and behavior patterns in lab experiments.

Pest or pet?

Typically, mice are considered to be pests in the house because they cause a lot of damage, but many people like to keep them as pets as well. But the fact that you are reading this means that you certainly don’t want to keep any mouse in the house and get rid of it as soon as possible.

Mice are also considered to be vermin because they tend to destroy the gardens and crops of people. They also spread diseases by their feces that contain harmful parasites. That is why an entire restaurant can shut down if even one mouse is discovered lurking about its premises.

As pets, mice are kept in a special cage or a little home where they are given food and water. They are not released to spread their germs anywhere else.

How to get rid of mice?

Here are the following methods that you can use to get rid of the pesky rodent that is causing problems in your house:

  • Mouse trap

The first thing that always comes to mind when getting rid of a mouse is good old mouse trap because this is the easiest and fastest way to catch a mouse. All you need to do is to keep a mouse bait (something that smells good and is ready to eat such as cheese, piece of bread, fruit, etc.) and before it knows it, it will be caught in the trap.

At Solutionstores, we have a wide range of mouse and rat traps available and they come in different sizes so you don’t even have to worry about your mouse not getting caught no matter what size it is.

This  gets the mouse every time it even slightly comes into contact with it, because of the snap trap method. The snap trap approach can be quite gruesome, so if you are not interested in picking up a dead rat that was caught in a trap then maybe you should try a more humane way of catching it.

This is where the Tin cat humane mouse trap comes in. This is perfect for all those animal lovers who don’t necessarily like mice in their home but don’t want them dead either. All you have to do is to keep it against the wall, put in some food and the mouse will walk in right into it. The tin box gets shut and then the mouse is trapped inside. You can release it in any wild or open space away from your home or give it to a pet store.

  • Glue traps

If you don’t want to run around catching a mouse or use a snap trap then just get a glue trap. The adhesive glue makes it impossible for the mouse to escape the board and then you can easily dispose off the mouse away. Just make sure to put an attractant to lure it in. We highly recommend Provoke Mouse Attractant from Solutionstores because it gets any rodent thrice as more because of its strong scent.

Best place to trap mice

Mice usually travel along walls or in small places. So the best place for you to set up the bait or trap for them is right against the wall or in shelves or cabinets. Corners also work well for them as they like enclosed places and are discreet about their activities.

Ensure that you wear protective gear when handling anything related to mice such as their traps, baits, poison or even picking their dead bodies. Gloves also make sure that your scent is not on the trap or bait otherwise they can sniff your presence out and avoid the trap altogether. Mice are very smart creatures so once they figure out that a trap is dangerous, they will never go towards it.

How to prevent mice?

  • The best way to prevent mice is to keep high sanitary conditions in your house.

  • Block all entry points for them such as cracks, crevices and gaps in the walls inside and outside your home.

  • Set up mouse traps if you know that there are rodents frequently roaming in your neighborhood.

  • Keep a cat.

Try out the tips laid out above and soon enough you will be free from the annoyance of mice in your home. You can make your mouse control program all the more easier by purchasing our Guaranteed Mouse Control Kit. This kit contains all the products we mentioned above in a convenient kit which comes with a 100% guarantee that it will totally eliminate your mouse problem. Thanks for reading.

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