Best way to get rid of mice
Being as tiny and elusive as they are, mice can be one of the hardest pests to get rid of in Florida. Especially when you can hear them scurrying around in your walls or attic, but you don’t know where they are, a mouse infestation can be quite frustrating. The best way to get rid of mice depends on your unique situation, but these are our recommended methods to try:
- Set your own traps
- Fill gaps with steel wool or cover with tape
- Use essential oils or a hot pepper solution
- Get a cat!
Getting Rid of Mice on Your Own
Trying to get rid of mice by yourself can be difficult without a clear understanding of the nature of your infestation. Depending on their access point into your house and where they are living inside, different measures will work better to remove them. If they have been getting into your kitchen, spraying diluted essential oils or hot pepper solutions in hotspots can deter them. If you can find the place they’re sneaking in from, steel wool or duct tape can serve as temporary barriers. If all else fails, cats can sniff them out!
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Dangers of DIY Mouse Removal
Because mice have the ability to carry diseases and spread filth, you have to be extra careful when dealing with a mouse infestation. If you set your own mousetraps, such as a traditional snapping trap or a bucket with food inside, make sure not to touch any mice that you catch with your bare hands. It’s also important to know that some mouse-trapping agents found in stores contain toxic chemicals that you shouldn’t expose yourself to. When you can, always choose non-toxic remedies for mouse problems.
Reliable Mice Removal in Florida
In truth, the best way to go about mouse removal is to have a rodent control specialist inspect your home or business. With [year] years of experience under our belts, we train our Florida Pest Control technicians to conduct holistic property inspections, discovering all sources of active infestation and removing any and all rodents promptly. Reach out today to hear more about how we can help you!