How to Control Mice From Taking Over Your Home in Vancouver?

You might have observed some of the mouse droppings in your bathroom, and you want to find out the ways to get rid of them as soon as possible; you are at the right place. This article will help you to identify the proven tips and tricks to eradicate these nasty rodents from your house.

During the month of fall and winter, mice have to find a suitable place to live, so they search for it. Apart from the shelter, they are also looking for food and warmth, so they will try to get indoors because that’s where they can get protection, heat, and food all at the same place.

It doesn’t matter if you have been living in the house for a long time or recently moved in, the mice can migrate to your home at any time of the year. And it is disastrous if they do as they constantly chew on different things and can spread various diseases and allergies, which would be bad for a person’s health.

Are you eager to know more about the techniques?

Let’s find out!

Tips to get rid of miceĀ Ā 

As we all know, the mice’s size is pretty small; that’s why they can take advantage of this feature and get into the tight spaces in your house. Make sure that all the tiny places where there is a chance that the mice could get in are cleaned regularly and seal the cracks. You can identify their location with their droppings.

Once you’ve figured out their movements and where they are in your house. You can try these techniques to get rid of them.

Get a Cat

This is one of the simple ways by which you can get rid of the mice. But you have to see that you or your family doesn’t have an allergy to cats, then only you can get a cat. However, if you don’t want to get a cat, you can purchase the cat litter and spread it onto the places where you see mice movements. This would work as a deterrent. Be careful if you have kids at home. Keep the litter away from the reach of the children.

Eliminate the entry points

When you want to get your house free from the mice infestation, the most important thing that you’d have to do is to block the easy entry and exit points for the mice. We understand that it could be a difficult task as the mice can squeeze themselves almost everywhere but try your best to seal the cracks in the foundation. Along with that, make sure that you also seal each and every opening in the wall, including the utility pipes and vents.

Use Mouse TrapsĀ 

Now, you must be familiar with this old technique, right? Well, no doubt this technique works wonders for mice control in Vancouver. This technique is best when you don’t have a large number of mice in your house. You could use different types of traps so that the chances of catching mice are higher.


These are a few techniques that will help you control mice’s problem and stop it from taking over to your home. Getting a cat, Eliminating the entry points, and using the Mousetraps works for many people.

However, if you still have the mouse everywhere, you could contact the pest control professional, and they will do all the work for you.

Also Read: How To Rat Proof The Roof Of Your House In Vancouver

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Waheed Ahmed Founder & CEO, Pesticon Pest Control

Holding a Masters Degree in Agriculture, Waheed fulfilled his vision of helping people with their pest control problems in the Greater Vancouver area. Due to his passion for people, he ensures the best customer service available in the industry. For over 20 years, Waheed continues to help rid homes and business of pests.

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