Mice Control

Mice Control

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Due to the fact that house mice are very small, they can effortlessly enter our homes than rats. Thus, mice control is key to a safe place.

As a result, house mouse infestations are 10 to 20 times more common than rat infestations. Successful mice control involves sanitation and exclusion. 

Sanitation and exclusion are both mice control preventive steps. When a mouse infestation exists, various forms of mice reduction are always necessary. For example, baiting or trapping.

Some factors for effective and long term mice control is reducing food and shelter resources. Wherever it is possible. Mice trapping is useful, mainly if a sufficient number of traps are set up in a strategic location. This can also serve as a follow-up procedure. Following a baiting plan. With regards to a baiting plan. It is important to determine if the existence of dead mice. Whether it will result in sanitation or an odour problem. If that’s the case, trapping could be the ideal strategy. Right after removing mice, do something to exclude them. So in that case, the problem won’t recur.

Auckland Rat and Mice Control

Steam ‘n’ Dry Pest Control Services 1987. An industry leader in both domestic and commercial rat and mice control. This includes a speciality in pest control programs for apartment, hotels and multi-high rise buildings.

Our Steam ‘n’ Dry Pest Control Service technicians are licensed by the health department. They have training to thoroughly assess your place of business. Our services use a variety of environmentally friendly techniques. These techniques are used to gain control and restore health and safety to the environment.

Rats and mice are renown for causing disease or illness. They damage property and leave trails of excrement. As the temperatures in Auckland are not severe enough to reduce rodents. It is not surprising that many people require professional rodent control services.

Steam ‘n’ Dry Pest Control Services offers expert services. Our team offer excellent services for the following areas such as sanitation, rodent proofing advice, trapping, baiting and safe chemical control.

Rodent Sanitation

Mice can survive in any locations with minimal amounts of food and shelter. For this reason, controlling them can be quite tricky. Particularly inside and around older buildings.

Mice is commonly present in areas where the food is stored, handled, or used. This factor can hinder the pursuit of keeping out the mice regardless of how good the sanitation is. Proper hygiene rarely minimizes the mice’s number. Insufficient sanitation will undoubtedly appeal to allow them to thrive and increase in numbers.

The Steam ‘n’ Dry Pest Control Service experts recommend that you pay particular focus on removing the breeding sites. If they don’t have places to rest, hide, build nests or raise their young; they won’t be able to survive in large numbers.

Mice Exclusion

Mice exclusion is the most effective and long term mouse control. Build them out by closing all openings and gaps bigger than 6 mm. Also, stainless steel scouring pads can be an excellent short term plug. Seal off cracks in structure foundations and openings for utility cables, and water pipes.

Steam ‘n’ Dry Pest Control Service experts recommend that the windows, screens, and doors need to fit firmly. It may be essential to cover the edges of windows and doors by using metal to avoid gnawing. Insulating foam, plastic screening, rubber, wood, and vinyl are inappropriate for plugging openings used by mice.

Baits for Mice Control

Baits for rodents are formulated with an attractant and a rodenticide. Agricultural manufacturers and pest control personnel can obtain types of rodenticides in various formulations. Many of which use pesticides.

Rats and Mice Traps

Trapping is an efficient technique for controlling small numbers of house mice even though it is time-consuming. This is the most popular strategy in keeping out the mouse from places; such as in garages, homes and other structures in which not many mice are present.

Furthermore, trapping has many benefits since it doesn’t count on potentially harmful rodenticides. Mice traps enable the user to see accomplishment. It also allows getting rid of trapped mice. Therefore, avoid the dead mouse odours that may come about when poisoning is conducted within the buildings.

Two Types of Mice Traps

  1. Snap traps work well from most hardware and supermarkets. The simple wood-made mouse size snap trap has the lowest price. Eventually, some people prefer the newer plastic, single kill mouse traps since they’re much simpler to set and clean. Also, snap traps with huge plastic treadles are specifically efficient. On the other hand, locating the perfect spots to set these traps is often more vital than what type of trap. Steam ‘n’ Dry Pest Control Service also suggest traps with various foods like peanut butter. It is among the most common bait. It is also effortless to use and pretty appealing to mice. Finally, set the triggers gently so the traps will spring quickly.
  2. Multiple-capture live traps for mice are able to capture several mice at a time without having to be reset. It also reduces the labour. When working with such traps, Steam ‘n’ Dry Pest Control Service experts recommend to regularly reduce live mice.

Glue Boards

A substitute for traps is glue boards to capture and hold mice that are trying to cross them. They are at many places where other mice control products are available.

A crucial disadvantage to glue boards and other live catch traps. The mouse in traps probably won’t die rapidly. Mice in glue traps can struggle for quite a while. That’s why some people consider them to be much less humane than to kill traps.

Chemical Mice Control – Rodenticides

Anticoagulants are blood-thinning. These are substances that cause an animal’s blood to lose the capability to clot. Destroying capillary vessels and leading to lethal internal bleeding. These active substances are used in minimal amounts. The onset of symptoms is delayed. Hence, due to its taste or the beginning of an illness. Our experts recommend that you set it with good quality cereal products and other materials. Therefore, the rodent doesn’t stay away from the bait.

Anticoagulant baits offer reasonable house mouse control. That’s when baits are fresh and positioned in appropriate locations in order to catch the attention of mice.

Steam ‘n’ Dry Pest Control Auckland Services, provides expert Cockroach control services for over 34 years. We provide Solutions for carpet beetle, wasps, ants, rodents, spiders, bed bug elimination. We also cover dust mites, cockroaches, flys, and flea control since 1987. Servicing North Shore, South Auckland, Eastern bays, West Auckland City and Hibiscus Coast.

Call 0800 783 266 for mice control inspection.

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Experienced, researched and written by Mr Graeme Stephens. An IICRC Master Restoration Technician in 2001. With over 34 years of disinfecting, cleaning and pest control Auckland services experience.

Published: 6/11/2014 Updated: 24/03/2021