How to Control Mice and Prevent Them from Getting into Your Home

How to Control Mice and Prevent Them from Getting into Your Home

Mice are an unwelcome guest in any home. They invade and contaminate
your food, chew up electrical wires, and spread disease to humans and pets alike. If you want to get rid of mice for good, there are some steps that you can take to make sure they never come back into your home again. The first step is prevention. You need to make sure that the mice cannot enter the house or garage from outside sources like a hole in an exterior wall or roofing material. Here are 5 tips on how you can prevent mice from getting into your home:

1) Seal exterior cracks with caulking compound

2) Install weather stripping around windows and doors

3) Trim tree branches so they are at least three feet away from the
house

4) Keep Kitchen clean, Keep foods in containers

5) Take rubbish out daily

The second step is exclusion. This means that you need to make sure that your home and garage are mouse-proof by installing tight-fitting screens on your windows, doors, vents, etc., making any holes smaller or ideally sealing shut.

Mice are small rodents that can be found in almost any location. They often enter your home because they want to find food, water and shelter from predators such as cats or birds of prey. A mouse infestation is not only disgusting but can also pose a threat to the health of you and your family due to their ability to spread parasites like fleas.

Mice are one of the most common household pests in the UK. They can cause damage to furniture, clothing and other items by chewing on them or urinating on them. Mice also carry bacteria and diseases that may be harmful to humans (like E-coli), which is why it’s important to control their populations in the

Mice are a common problem for homeowners. Mice can enter your home through tiny cracks in the foundation, or even holes around plumbing pipes where they live and breed.

If you would like more information on controlling and preventing mice please visit our mice page here.

If you think you have rats then visit rat page here.

Cristina Macias
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