Mouse Traps

To understand how to use a mouse trap to catch mice, you have to understand why mice do what they do, and how they do it.  Mice are nocturnal creatures that have poor eye sight.  What they lack in sight, they make up for it with their keen sense of smell and sharp sense of hearing.  This is important because you can utilize these facts to rid them from your home.  Another thing to know about mice is that they are good jumpers, climbers, and swimmers, which is important to know in order to design effective traps that will properly contain your rodent friend.  The other thing to know about mice is that they don’t tend to stray far from their nest.  That means if you’re seeing a mouse, there is likely a nest nearby (whether it’s in your house or your neighbor’s is to be determined, but you can count on one thing – it’s nearby).
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