Do you have a bit of the best problem in your garage? Is it of the sq
ueaking and running away when they see you variety? Well, the good news is that mice are not terribly hard to get rid of. The bad news is that a lot of us these days don’t like conventional mouse traps. That is perfectly fine. The problem lies in the fact that you still have to get rid of those mice. They carry all sorts of diseases and can wreak havoc in your garage. That probably sounds a little exaggerated… And I’m sure the Bubonic Plague victims felt the same way about such a statement. I’m not just dead sure you see my point. So, the question remains; How do you go about getting rid of them and keeping them out?
Natural Ideas For Mice Extraction
There are a few herbs that can help you along considerably. Fresh Cab and Mint Leaves are two such herbs. They make residing mice want to exit your garage like it was on fire. (No, do not set your garage on fire to get rid of mice.) The best part about these herbs? They are all natural and completely safe to be used around pets and children. Granted, there may still be a slight choking hazard, but no one is going to be poisoned by either. You can also try your average animal repellents. They really stink, though and so do moth balls. Sadly, both of those items also work quite well. Granted, they might keep everyone and everything in general out of your garage.
If all else fails, just get the mouse traps… The live traps, that is. Yes, you can buy reusable mouse traps that don’t kill the mice. (Unless you forget to check it for a week or two and they starve.) If you use the right bait, these traps work amazingly. Then you can relocate the mice to an empty field… Or maybe a neighbor’s house who needs a reminder to pick up after their dog. We’re kidding! Don’t do that. That might be a misdemeanor.
Keeping The Vermin Out!
Once you have safely removed the mice from your garage, you will want to keep them out for a while. The first step is to give your garage a deep clean. Make sure to wear protective gear and clothing so you don’t get sick or something. Once your garage is cleaned of bacteria left behind, and any clutter they could hide under, move on to sealing. Make sure to close off any holes, cracks, or crevices that even remotely look big enough for them to get through. Then, you will need to never leave your garage open for a long period of time, again. Doing everything else will be for naught if you let them walk right through the open garage door.