It’s funny how some people handle their rats as their pet. It’s a bit ironic because rats are meant to be gone and kept away from your house for the reason that, rats are trespasser critters. Unfortunately, rat lovers has their personal reasons but for those people who are dying to make these rats gone permanently there ways to exterminate them. This article will be providing types of mouse traps that you can use in catching those mice. This will help you find, make and implement 5 best rat traps:
Types of Mouse Traps – Get Rid of Rodents
1- Attract Them via Food:
You know these little reptiles are always wandering all over the house. Their main goal is just to get food or get some things that can be chewed. The best way to catch mice is attracting them via food. Try to choose food items that are rich in aroma and can be smelled easily even from afar. Once the mouse came to eat its favorite food, you can catch it by its mouse trap.
2- Using Electric Traps:
As the mouse is faster than you think, you cannot catch them swiftly with bare hands. Using electric traps, these can help you in eliminating them. The number of electric traps you will be needing is depending on the number of mice you want to catch.
Example: For 10 mice, 3 to 4 electric traps are enough.
3 - Implementing Snap Rat Traps:
For these trespassers, you can arrange a number of snap traps made out of wood, plastic or iron – it depends upon how much you can spend on a snap trap. Note that, the plastic snap-trap is cheaper than the wooden or iron snap trap.
4- Enclosed Snap Mouse Traps:
Mouse can be wiser too. For this reason, avoid using an ordinary manual snap trap for it will not work. In this case, an enclosed snap mousetrap would be better. These rat traps are designed like tunnel that makes the mouse secure upon entering.
Tip: Nothing go wrong with food. You can definitely lead the mouse to that enclosed snap trap, by using food. J
5- Rat Poison:
Last but not the least, you have an option in using the rat poison as a mouse trap in catching, killing and getting rid of those mice that revolve all around your home sweet home.
To poison those rats, you can lend any food, just make sure that food is contaminated with a rat poison.
Tip: Try to put these food pieces near to the suspected areas where mice are being deceived.
All these mouse trapping tips are experimented and considered to bring good results. However, you need to take precautionary measures before using any of these rat traps. Here is a list of safety precautions:
- Keep away from young audiences. Parental guidance is advised. If you have kids, make sure that they don't eat any poisoned thing or get stuck in any mousetrap and get themselves injured. If so, treat it immediately (first aid) or consult your doctor.
- Educate your kid not to eat anything that’s slumped on the floor.
- Be strategic and be careful in placing your mouse traps. Make sure that these are placed with signage or you may avoid putting those in hallways.
- Keep rat poison in a no-go area, out of the reach of your family.
- Wash your hands efficiently after touching rat poison.
Types of Mouse Traps – Get Rid of Rodents
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