Declutter your attic if you ve created a storehouse of your attic then there s a big chance you ve invited mice to build their homes inside the boxes.
Finding all mouse entrances to attic.
Even very tiny holes can be entered by a mouse.
Check all around the walls and floor to make sure there are no holes.
So organizing the box well is the least you can do.
The size of ladder you need will depend on the height of your house.
The only way to find mouse urine is to use a black light and it s horrifying to find out how much mouse urine is all over food prep areas and utensils.
I always have a small number of top rated mouse traps set up in my attic just in case i miss a mice entry point and one of them or more find their way into my home.
Yes it is obvious but it has to be on this list.
It s not rocket science.
Mouse burrows one inch holes going down into the insulation chewed items such as plastic or cardboard boxes or clothing.
Examine your home to determine how mice get in the attic.
Look for gaps and holes on the exterior lower level of your house first.
A mouse may enter the attic through.
Mice may also enter the home through gaps in windows or ceilings as well as through sewer lines.
The traps are checked regularly just in case they have caught a mouse.
Identify the entry points.
Due to their body shape mice are capable of fitting through holes much smaller than appear likely.
This means that you should inspect every corner and nook in your attic to find holes and cracks.
Remove all the garbages from your house mice like to feast on leftovers.
Knowing how to find those entry points is easy with the right tips and advice.
It s common to find mouse faeces near food sources but in your attic it s likely you ll find them near their nesting spots.
Keep the garbage inside and the mice will come.
You see mice wandering around your attic because they ve found ways to get in.
So the solution is this.
Step 2 close the exterior entrance holes.
Close all entry points.
A 24 foot ladder works in most 2 story situations or a 12 foot ladder for a single story home but i break out my 32 foot and even my 40 foot ladder regularly for.
First and foremost is a good ladder which allows you access to the roof and all the eaves and other high areas animals use to enter the house.
Drying out sinks and tubs placing food in sealed plastic containers and removing food and water bowls daily is just part of a prevention plan.
Mice like to build nests in such places because they aren t typically entered by people or pets in your home.
Inspect your attic and crawl space.
Finding a live mouse in your attic is a sure sign that you have mice in your attic.