If you look closely in the surroundings of your house you will see a lot of different types of rodents rambling around. One such rodent which is not very dear to the human kind yet for some reason it invades their houses is the “mouse”. Mice can be found in your home in abundance if there are a lot of gaps, fissures or crevices are present in the underside of the walls and doors. Mice are pesky animals and you would like to get rid of them as soon as you see one at your house.
Getting rid of them is not as easy as their entrance in the house. Some people give their utmost effort to get rid of the mice but their attempts end in vain. Here we shall discuss some of the useful and feasible tips and tricks in order to get rid of the mice out of your home easy and fast.
Getting rid of the Mice
- The best way to repel the mice is the use of peppermint oil. It can be found with easy at any of the health stores and this is a very powerful repellant. Mice do not dare to enter the houses if you block their way with the peppermint oil. You need to get some cotton balls and put a drop or two of the peppermint oil on that cotton balls. Place these cotton balls on the areas which are most dearly attacked by the mice or place these cotton balls on their entrance points. Keep applying this procedure for a couple of days and you will see a major difference. The scent of the peppermint oil does not appeal to the mice and they do not like its scent so they try not to enter in the houses where there is a blockade by the peppermint oil.
- Another way to get rid of the mice or completely block their entrance is by sealing the points of their entrance. First you need to make sure that what are the entrance points of your house for the mice? Mice normally enter the house by holes in the doors and walls or sometimes through the gaps underneath the doors. So seal the appropriate places with the help of some apt objects. You can use the kitchen pads for the sealing material because it has been proved very effective for blocking the entry of the mice.
- Another way to prevent the entry of mice in your home is by placing the steel wools in the holes of your home from where the mice come from. But you need to make sure that the steel sheet should be tight enough and the mice do not chew it off.
- You can give mice the bait and trap them. There are humane traps available to catch the mouse and throw away at some place away from your home. The humane trap is a very practical method to get rid of the mice. The mice will probably get in the trap but it cannot get out. So after catching the mice you can get rid of it the way you want to.