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bob ny    Posted 09-07-2007 at 08:34:22       [Reply]  [No Email]
momma found traces of a mouse. we got the kitchen all pulled apart sealing all holes in floor aroung pipes .i guess it;s time to stop feeding the cats agian bob w. YES DEAR COMING


Les    Posted 09-07-2007 at 12:55:42       [Reply]  [No Email]
I have been catching mice all summer. Caught 3 last night. I throw them outside and the crows come and take them away.


Vaca Roja    Posted 09-07-2007 at 10:00:13       [Reply]  [No Email]
In addition to the steel wool, I recently purchased a plug-in rodent eliminator that causes an alternating hum in the wiring of the house, which runs mice out. The noise, which does not bother dogs, cats, etc., is annoying enough to rodents that they leave the premises. It works pretty slick!! I got mine at Tru Value - they have a special on them this month.
Also, be sure to put boxes of D-Con around the inside perimeter of your crawl space. This kills them before they get a chance to come in. I have done this for two years now, and have not had near the mice I had before.


steel wool    Posted 09-07-2007 at 08:38:55       [Reply]  [No Email]
Fine steel wool pulled apart and stuffed in holes to keep mice and rats out is one of the best and cheapest ways.
They will chew through almost anything, but not steel wool.
It gets caught in their little tiny sharp teeth and they do not like it.
~Lenore


Joe...    Posted 09-07-2007 at 08:58:04       [Reply]  [No Email]
Fine steel wool pulled apart and stuffed in mice keeps 'em away, too...


bob ny    Posted 09-07-2007 at 08:46:20       [Reply]  [No Email]
yes and also i cut tin to shape and fasten to floor . it is mostly under cabinets where it don't show.we are surrounded by woods and we go through this every fall they seem to find new holes every year . bob w.


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