Quickest way to deal with house mice

What's the quickest way to get rid of house mice? Traps, poison or something else?

Asked by khalid on 22nd Dec 2022
Expert Trade Answers
"A professional pest controller is the quickest and most effective way of dealing with house mice. Almost every job I do for mice follows on from a failed attempt by the home owner. Not just a case of traps and poison I'm afraid"
Answered on 23rd Dec 2022 - Member since Apr 2022 - report
"1.Identify areas of mouse activity in your home, such as droppings, gnaw marks, and faint footprints.
Purchase bait specifically designed for mice, such as blocks or pellets.

2.Place bait in areas where mice are active, using small amounts at a time to prevent overfeeding.
Use bait stations to protect the bait from children and pets.

3.Check the bait stations regularly and replenish as needed.

4.Monitor the activity in your home to see if there is a decrease in mouse sightings or droppings.
5.Continue to use bait for a few weeks to ensure all mice have been eliminated.

5.Consider hiring a professional exterminator if the problem persists or if you are uncomfortable handling bait.

6.Seal any cracks and holes in your home to prevent future mouse infestations.
Keep your home clean and free of food debris to discourage mice from returning."
Answered on 18th Jan 2023 - Member since Jan 2023 - report
"The quickest way to rid your house is to contact a Pest Controller and they will sort
it out for you i dealwith many house mice jobs let me know where you are and i will see if i can help"
Answered on 8th Jan 2023 - Member since Sep 2020 - report
"Traps wont be enough to kill hundreds of mice. You can try to use traps but they will breed quicker than you will kill them off.
Poison is good but will only kill the ones living there. You need to locate their entrance point so look for air bricks or small holes around home where you can get a biro into. Fill it with wire wool or give us a call."
Answered on 8th Feb 2023 - Member since Feb 2023 - report
"A professional treatment is definitely the most quick and efficient way! Keep all food well packed, make sure there is no food left around, check for any entry points usually closed by the professionals too."
Answered on 12th Jan 2023 - Member since Jan 2023 - report
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