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Mouse
Trapping 101
How to prepare for house
   guests this winter.
Winter’s Coming Fast
 If
   the past is any indication, homeowners
  need to be prepared for any unwanted
  house guests in the winter.

 Rodents  such as mice and rats have a
  tendency to migrate indoors in search of
  warmer conditions, better shelter, and
  easier food foraging conditions.
Why take protective action?
   Rodents can cause a lot of damage as well as cause
    an unpleasant home experience.

   Could begin breeding within your home.

   They Transmit Disease

   Damage to:
       Clothing
       Electrical Wiring
           Causing Fires and Failure of appliances

   Mice droppings contaminate:
       Food
       Furniture
       Other Household Items
Tools for Control
 Rodenticides
   These are baits with toxic chemicals located in them



 Electronic Mouse Traps
   A humane way of removing rodents.
   Use bacon, peanut butter or raisins to attract.



 Glue   Boards

 Pest   Control Companies
How to Prevent Mice
 Betterfood storage and sanitation
 practices will all increase the likelihood
 that your home will stay mice free.

 Cover up all holes, and cracks in the
 foundation of your home. Mice can fit
 into spaces smaller than a dime.
Sources:
Information was found through:
              The University of Kentucky
       http://www.ca.uky.edu/entomology/entfacts/ef617.asp

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Mouse trapping 101

  • 1. Mouse Trapping 101 How to prepare for house guests this winter.
  • 2. Winter’s Coming Fast  If the past is any indication, homeowners need to be prepared for any unwanted house guests in the winter.  Rodents such as mice and rats have a tendency to migrate indoors in search of warmer conditions, better shelter, and easier food foraging conditions.
  • 3. Why take protective action?  Rodents can cause a lot of damage as well as cause an unpleasant home experience.  Could begin breeding within your home.  They Transmit Disease  Damage to:  Clothing  Electrical Wiring  Causing Fires and Failure of appliances  Mice droppings contaminate:  Food  Furniture  Other Household Items
  • 4. Tools for Control  Rodenticides  These are baits with toxic chemicals located in them  Electronic Mouse Traps  A humane way of removing rodents.  Use bacon, peanut butter or raisins to attract.  Glue Boards  Pest Control Companies
  • 5. How to Prevent Mice  Betterfood storage and sanitation practices will all increase the likelihood that your home will stay mice free.  Cover up all holes, and cracks in the foundation of your home. Mice can fit into spaces smaller than a dime.
  • 6. Sources: Information was found through: The University of Kentucky http://www.ca.uky.edu/entomology/entfacts/ef617.asp