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mouse trap with cheese perfect for pests in yeovilHow to get rid of mice - simple enough question really but sometimes the answer can be a little more difficult. Here are a few tips for how to get rid of mice.

How to get rid of mice:

Food - Make sure you tidy away any spilt food, and keep unused foodstuffs in containers in the fridge.Throw away any boxes that have been nibbled by mice, as they will use the cardboard for nesting, and eat whats inside.

Clean up -  rodents cary disease so make sure you clean out your cabinets, food larder and worktop surfaces daily. Mice dont need a lot to eat but they do eat little and often, and they are not as shy as you might think.

Proofing - The professional pest controllers term for blocking up holes to prevent rodent entry into properties. Mice can squeeze into the smallest of gaps, and will quite happily set up camp almost anywhere so makes things difficult for them by using the above tips to get rid of mice.

So you have carried the above, but how do you actually get rid of mice? Well if your happy to do the job yourself then invest some time into the above first, We cant stress this enough! Then choose weather to use break-back mouse traps or poisen bait. Traps should be your first port of call, we think they are the most humane way of dealing with mice but remember to check them regulary. keep a pair of gloves and a torch handy to assist you with disposal.

Rodenticides are also very effective and may be more suitable for larger infestations, however think if you really need to use them, will traps do the job? There is nothing pleasant about a decomposing carcass unreachable in your wall cavity - trust us, it will smell!

The other option is to pay a professional pest controller to do the job for you. They will have access to a much greater array of technical options, and should be will know exactly what to do to get ride of mice quickly, weather you have mice in the kitchen, MIce in the attic or loft, or Mice in your shed.

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