Eliminating the chances of these rodents being around your home will require you to try out various approaches.
This way you will be safe from the diseases they bring, such as Ricketsiallpox, leptospirosis, Salmonella, Hantavirus and Mousebite fever.
Getting rid of mice will require you to routinely check your home for any signs that show presence of mice. When you come across droppings from mice you will have to find an efficient way to eliminate them right away.
Once they are off your property, adopt measures to keep them off at all times.
Some ways to naturally get rid of mice are…
Eliminate Food Sources And Temptation…
Find a way to deal with mouse food sources. This requires you to observe scrupulous food hygiene when you store leftovers at night. Or even when storing staples.
Seriously folks, don’t leave food on the counter. If you must be sure it’s locked away in airtight bowls or canisters.
Clean kitchen floors and sinks. One often overlooked place that a food can accumulate is in your sinks strainer. This can be a veritable feast for mice so keep it cleaned out.
With their inconceivable sense of smell, mice are able to sniff even the smallest fragments of food. So be sure you vacuum or sweep well and often along the baseboards of your kitchen.
If you’re family is like mine, crumbs from the counter get swept onto the floor so if you have a mouse problem cleaning this area is essential.
One last thing to remember when trying to get rid of mice…
Do not leave pet food outside all day.
Make it a routine to feed your pets and seal the dish right away or throw way any left food.
The same goes for storing kibble type pet food.
An open bag of dog or cat food is an invitation to FEAST for rodents such as mice. If you even suspect you might have a mouse problem get yourself a plastic pet food container with a good seal. They are now made in sizes to accomodate almost any size bag of pet kibble.
The following are a few ideas to get you thinking of ways you can keep your food from attracting mice into your home.