Mouse infestations are a cause of serious concern for home and business owners. These rodents are known to damage property, inventory and spread a variety of severe diseases to humans. Mice are always on the hunt for new food sources and comfortable shelter. If your property can provide them with all such facilities, they will infest it very quickly. The first sign of a mice infestation is spotting a couple of these creatures inside your premises. You must act promptly to ensure that the problem is eliminated in its early stages rather than waiting for it t become a full-blown infestation.
How To Catch A Mouse At Home Without Any Traps
Getting rid of a few mice is not as difficult as you may imagine, and it can be achieved by using some of your daily household items. Rentokil Pest Control Ireland will help you create simple DIY mouse traps that effective and economical.
What Do You Need To Make A MouseTrap?
- A bucket
- A wooden stick to use as a ramp
- Peanut Butter
- Rat Bait
How To Use Your DIY Mouse Trap?
- Add peanut butter on the inside of bucket about 3-4 inches down
- Add mouse bait inside the bucket
- Place the bucket where there is a mouse infestation
- Place the wooden stick against the bucket making a ramp
Make sure that you are checking the trap continuously, preferably once a day, to make sure that you are not missing out on any trapped mouse. These steps mentioned above are straightforward to execute and offer a very effective alternative to store-bought mouse traps.
What To Do When You Catch A Mouse?
Once you can successfully catch a mouse in your DIY mousetrap, you must release the mouse no less than a mile away, so it does not return to your home. Ensure that you are carefully handling the rodent when disposing of it to avoid any direct or indirect contact that can endanger you. Once the rodent is eliminated and you are not exposed to any more of these creatures, it is safe to assume that it is solved. However, if you keep on seeing these pests on your property, then it is time to contact a professional pest control expert as you may have a full-blown infestation on your hands.
If you need help with a mouse issue on your premises, then please call 1890 666 444 or get in touch with our experts now