At one point in time, you may have gone through the struggle of exterminating mice and realized how tricky and difficult it can be. These stubborn rodents can go virtually everywhere, and carry their filth all over the place. On top of that, they eat our food, destroy appliances, chew and scratch furniture, and even worse, they can spread germs and fatal diseases.
While traps and baits are the commonly used methods to get rid of these rodents, most people don’t like dead mice inside their walls. In addition baits require use of poisons, which can be harmful to your health. However, there are several natural and safe ways that are 100% effective in getting rid of mice. We explore 4 of such methods below:
Pour some soft drink in an old container. Then, place it around the area where you normally see mice. Do this overnight. and you’ll wake up to a few dead rats in the morning. Soft drinks are an effective tool to kill mice with, as mice don’t burp.
Take dry Plaster of Paris and mix it with flour and a tablespoon of salt. Put this mixture in the area most frequented by your stubborn ‘guests’ . Ensure that you set a water container right beside it. After consuming the mixture, the mice will feel thirsty and drink the water. The water will make the mixture stiff in their stomach. This is an efficient way to exterminate mice.
Mice like chocolate. So, instead of flour, consider mixing chocolate powder and flour. Set the mixture around the most frequented spot, and don’t forget the container of water. The mice will drink the water after enjoying the meal. This will expand the chocolate mixture in their stomach, marking the end of the stubborn rodents.
It’s the nature of cats to hunt mice. Hence, you can keep a cat or dog at home to scare the mice away.
With these methods, you can rest assured that you’ll solve the problem of mice forever!