Updated: Feb 26
Follow these simple steps to live a mouse free life!!!
1. SEAL IT UP
Mice and rats can fit through a dime-sized hole, making it very easy to enter your home you must be very thorough, when looking for entry points. If a dime can fit in it, SEAL IT UP.
Apply 1/4" Screens to any vents and openings that lead into the house, attic or basements.
Store food in airtight containers, If a container is plastic, Mice will still be able to chew through it. If you use a plastic container store it in an upper cabinet that mice can not get into.
Seal All Structural cracks and holes and voids on the outside of your house by using caulk, steel wool, copper wool or all three. Do Not use spray foam alone, fill the hole with steel wool first then apply the spray foam.
2. CLEAN IT UP
Clean any debris and covering and maintaining your trash. Don’t Give Mice a reason to be attracted to your home in the first place. Make sure there are no traces of food for mice to enjoy.
Store firewood at least 30 feet away from the house and keep shrubbery trimmed and cut back from the house. Mice use thick foliage as a protective pathway to your home and as cover from predators like cats, owls, snakes, and more.
3. PREVENTION AND TRAPPING
Prevention is Key to keeping mice away, but if you already have a colony of mice in your home, the only way to get rid of them is to set A mouse trap, the best mouse trap to use in on that is one that captures multiple mice in one night with EASE, A rolling log mouse trap, or 5 gallon bucket mouse trap by far is the best solution for getting rid of you mouse problem Quick and easy! This style trap can get rid of a colony of mice in 1 night!