If you’re up against a mice infestation, don’t panic. There are plenty of ways to handle a mice invasion and since you’ve already detected the mice and have decided to get rid of them, you are already on the right track. Now, all you need to do is get rid of mice, and here are a few solutions that will help you do just that.
Mousetraps are definitely a good option when it comes to removing mice from the basement. Whether it is the sticky kind or the snap trap, both work just fine and if you’re up for a certain level of trial and error, you can surely trying placing a few mousetraps around the basement. However, make sure you get rid of the mice that are caught in time, or having the dead mice lying about could lead to health risks.
Poisoning the rodents is yet another option. However, if you have pets or children around the house, make sure they do not have access to the poison you have placed for the rats nor the bodies of the mice that eventually die. However, poisoning the mice runs the risk of having them going and breathing their last in odd places, and then you may have to run another hunt to find their dead bodies.
One great solution to removing mice from your home is to hire an efficient team of exterminators. A thorough professional will run an initial inspection to gauge the extent of the problem, then lay down a proper plan, complete the extermination and then get rid of the mice as well as clean up after the process is complete.
These experts will also give you handy tips on how to avoid a mice infestation in the future, whether it’s in your basement or elsewhere.