Okay, so you’ve found a mouse in your home, what are you going to do about it? Don’t worry, It’s alright to not have an idea. We have your back here. We’ll tell you exactly what comes after you’ve actually found the mice so you don’t have to stumble along finding a solution.
It’s important to do something quickly because rodents like these can spread health risks through your home and also do damage.
Assess the Situation
After you’ve found a mouse or several, you need to find out if that was the extent of the problem. It’s difficult to discover how many you have in your house without more information, so do some looking around in some of their favorite places.
Good examples of where mice like to hide are spots like under refrigerators, under stoves and the bottom support of cabinets. Other areas to keep an eye on are the attic, crawl space and other cluttered areas that lack a lot of interaction from people.
If You’ve Found a Real Problem, Then Here’s What You Should Do
Find out what’s attracting them. Things like poor sanitation will draw in mice and rats very quickly. So do your best to change the conditions in the places that they’re drawn to. If you don’t and you get rid of them, then they’ll very likely keep coming back.
Try some home remedies. If you can, it might be a good idea to try some simple traps and possibly some mice poison.
Get Help if You Need It
If you can’t solve the problem on your own or you’d like to be absolutely sure that the mice will be gone, then you can only do one more thing: call for backup. Some rodent infestations can only be solved by professionals that have been in the business for a long time.