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How to get Rid of Mice in your Memphis Home

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Mice don’t seem to bother some people, and they’re even seen as cute in certain situations. But you may not have the same feelings towards these small rodents when you notice one scamper across your living room floor. Mice are disease-carrying rodents that contaminate all areas of your home, including food sources. Rodents commonly find their way inside Memphis homes, even newly built houses. Even clean homes may experience mice from time to time. But signs of rodents or any other pests should be addressed immediately upon discovery to prevent an infestation. Today on the blog, AAA Termite and Pest Control share tips on how to get rid of mice in your Memphis home.

The danger of using poison

Pesticides or poison are often the go-to solutions for homeowners when dealing with mice. However, if not used correctly, these solutions or baits could be harmful. Handling pesticides requires knowledge and training on how to do so properly and without causing harm. Some states even have laws against a non-certified individual using or applying pesticides. That is why getting rid of mice in your home is best left to the professionals at AAA Termite and Pest Control.

Use a Mouse Trap

Aside from hiring a pest control company in Memphis, you could attempt to handle your mouse problem by setting traps around the inside of your home. The old-fashioned wooden mouse traps that snap are usually enough to deal with a mouse or two. Glue traps work well, too, especially if you want to avoid having to remove a squished mouse. Be sure to use bait such as oatmeal, bacon, dried fruit, or peanut butter to attract the mice to the traps. But if the thoughts of dealing with a deal mouse make you squeamish, contact a local pest control company that offers rodent control, like AAA Termite and Pest Control.

Eliminate Their Food Source

Mice make their way indoors, looking for food and sometimes shelter. Eliminate their food source by keeping your home clean. Sweep and vacuum the floor regularly to remove food crumbs. Keep counters and the kitchen sink wiped down, removing any food residue. Avoid leaving dirty dishes in the sink. Take out the trash daily and store all packaged food in a thick plastic or glass containers.

Get Rid of Mice in Memphis or Cordova Home

If you spot a mouse inside your house, contact Memphis’s trusted pest control company, AAA Termite and Pest Control. We offer pest control services in Memphis and Cordova. To learn more or schedule a consultation, please call AAA Termite and Pest Control at (901) 457-1117 or visit us online to book an appointment today.