You probably heard about it, “rat infestation” and you could not help but find ways as to how you could not prevent it from happening in your home. Mice and rats are known carriers of diseases that could be harmful to everybody. It is one of the reasons why people get sick and worst; it could also lead to untimely death.
Europe already experienced the brutality of such rodents back in the 12th century and it was labeled as the “bubonic plague” wherein a particular disease was brought to the Europeans and it killed thousands of lives. And so, this would just say one thing, that even in the old times, mice and rats are already notorious for such deadly reputation.
Other than that, it is also a must for homeowners to prevent mice infestation since there is an estimate of 10% of all fires were caused by rats eating through the electrical wires which causes shortages and sparks.
And so, it is highly suggested that if you feel like there are rats lurking around your home, you must be able to find ways as to how you could get rid of them the soonest time possible as you are already compromising the health and safety of yourself and your loved ones if the matter would not be dealt accordingly. Now, what will be written below are some of the steps as to how you could get rid of mice:
1. Ensure cleanliness is being practiced in your home: Empty your trash on a daily basis since rodents thrive in it. Keep it orderly and organized too. A messy trash bin would be any rodent’s object of affection. Segregate, box and cover, if you want to.
2. If you could see holes in your house, try to cover it immediately. Include the rain pipes too.
3. Rat repellent and rodenticides are helpful but ensure safety too as children might mistakenly think it’s a food. They are poisonous and it would surely affect the health of your children once ate.
4. Mouse traps are perhaps the common way of how to get rid of mice but in the market today, there are already rat-friendly traps that would not necessarily kill rats but of course, it will still trap or snare them. There are also rat traps that are eco-friendly as well as children-friendly. You could just visit the nearest store around your area and choose the perfect trap you have in mind.