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ANYONE HAD MICE? HOW TO GET RID OF THE BLEEDERS !

lindseyanndavislindseyanndavis

Hi

We have had mice in our kitchen caught 3 with mouse traps, had the council they have put some food down under the kick board in the kitchen and over the passed 2 weeks we have heard them about 3 times in the living room somewhere...under the floor boards or cavity? scratching

How can i get rid of the little feckers....anyone ever had problems?

Anyone bought these electric repellant machiner.

Thanks

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    fanpages
    "Glue boards" (Glue traps) can be effective too, but they are quite expensive if you cannot extract the mouse from one to re-use it:

    [ http://www.gluetraps.co.uk/glue-traps-mice-1-c.asp ]

    The "Bait Station" products (seen at B&Q, or Robert Dyas) contain poison that is scented to attract mice to it but they carry the poison back to their nest & infect all the other mice that visit. Over a number of hours the poison dehydrates the pests & they die. If you have small children or pets at home though you have to make sure you find the dried-up bodies first.

    Your local council may offer a (free) pest control service if you call the environment health department. They will probably advise on keeping food in sealed containers & blocking holes (as mentioned above) but they can also leave you with equivalent items to the retail bait stations that contain stronger doses of poison.

    If using "snap traps" & you are finding peanut butter is not attracting the pests, try small pieces of chocolate or raisins. Make sure you check the traps regularly (but not too regularly to scare off any visitors) & ensure the bait is still in place. Lay the traps along the sides of skirting boards (parallel so that a mouse running along the board runs straight into the trap) & around corners so that mice will run into them before they realise.

    If you re-arrange the furniture in a room the naturally inquisitive mice will "investigate" when they see this. Use this to your advantage by re-arrange the furniture to provide better cover for traps you will set.

    Also, if you capture a live mouse (in one of the dedicated "humane" traps, or by hand) & you wish to release it "into the wild" do so at least half a mile away from your property otherwise they may find their way back again!

    Of course you are only relocating the problem to somebody else near that half a mile radius, so you may consider other methods of disposing of the animals.

    Good luck.

    BFN,

    fp.
    lindseyanndavis
    Thanks for all your help!!

    1. I really dont want a CAT !! Neighbours have two so that should have worked.

    2. Got mouse traps set up and caught three upto now....with chocolate....didnt like mint aero though lol.

    3. Had the council up they have just put some bait under the kitchen kick boards.

    4. Block a few holes and one to stop them eating the cereal.

    Last resort is trying this electrical thing that plugs in and does upto a four bedroom house has good reviews too now £26.00 but first am gonna ring the council again on monday and tell them that i think i have more and ask if these things work.

    Thanks for you help....when i catch them....there bloody DEAD !!
    magicbeans
    make sure u dont put out food for birds etc as this attracts mice/rats.....make sure ur neighbours arent doing it as well
    skellysgirl
    I have just seen mine today, was tidying garage and utility room, partly to see if the poison had done any good. One ran in front of me, you would think a yeti had jumped me the way i ran off screaming.

    Been to b&q got a humane one and two big round ones that kill them...will let you know how it goes
    Rupz
    Ok I had mice once and this is what i did:
    1) use the high tack adhesive pads... you cath them but you have to see the ugly feckers and i am a girl when it comes to mice.....
    2) use the electic signal thing to get them out of the kitchen area, note these are sound waves and can only travel in line of sight so if you block its path it wont be effective.
    3) use the electric do da thingamijig.....its proved to be quite good.... my hairy friends liek peanut butter (chunky ) and chocolate spread (nutella.... only the best for my friend) and make sure you charge the batteries becaue the get caught quick. the is a hatch where the mice end up in and then you through them out... again im a girl so i dont like doing it.
    4) use the food, its absolutly useless as they mice seem to be feastign on it rather than dying but i hope that the stuff disorientates the **** weasles and they land in my boobie traps.... problem .... me a big girl with mice.
    5) make sure you continue to use the high frequency sound wave emitter and they dont like it and that should be your preventive measure to stop them coming back....

    if all els fails i guess you could move house or do what london did at a time of unrest........burn the b***h down lol
    Rupz
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    skellysgirl
    I have just seen mine today, was tidying garage and utility room, partly to see if the poison had done any good. One ran in front of me, you would think a yeti had jumped me the way i ran off screaming.Been to b&q got a humane one and two big round ones that kill them...will let you know how it goes
    It was probably more scared of you. If any of the appliances in your utility room are vented outside or have drainage pipes through the wall see if you can block around the pipe with wire wool (steel wool) to stop them getting in from outside (& vice versa).If you have a tumble dryer or a boiler in there the heat generated from these is probably attracting the mice to the room.You can use that to your advantage though by concentrating poison/traps in that area.BFN,fp.


    Sorry i dont bu in to all thsi s**t about then being more scared of me .... they are in my house and therefore tresspassing and eating food that does nto belong to them..... hence i will hunt them down.... well more lay boobie traps and hope i catch them lol....


    also i wanted to know for a long time what "BFN,fp" means thanks
    boabbyrab
    i can see why most folk suggest poison, so you poison the little blighters and they scurry off to where there nest is and die, woohoo says you. you cannot find the dead mice, so the body starts to rot and then there are maggots and then the blue bottles. so from a few mice to possibly dozen's of maggots/blu bottles.
    Paddy Charlie
    lindseyanndavis
    Last resort is trying this electrical thing that plugs in and does upto a four bedroom house has good reviews too now £26.00 but first am gonna ring the council again on monday and tell them that i think i have more and ask if these things work.Thanks for you help....when i catch them....there bloody DEAD !!


    Be careful using the electronic mouse repeller around your rabbit. Make sure you read the instructions on it before you get one as even if the rabbit is in another room it might be distressed by it
    deeky
    Rupz
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    skellysgirl
    I have just seen mine today, was tidying garage and utility room, partly to see if the poison had done any good. One ran in front of me, you would think a yeti had jumped me the way i ran off screaming.Been to b&q got a humane one and two big round ones that kill them...will let you know how it goes
    It was probably more scared of you. If any of the appliances in your utility room are vented outside or have drainage pipes through the wall see if you can block around the pipe with wire wool (steel wool) to stop them getting in from outside (& vice versa).If you have a tumble dryer or a boiler in there the heat generated from these is probably attracting the mice to the room.You can use that to your advantage though by concentrating poison/traps in that area.BFN,fp.


    Sorry i dont bu in to all thsi s**t about then being more scared of me .... they are in my house and therefore tresspassing and eating food that does nto belong to them..... hence i will hunt them down.... well more lay boobie traps and hope i catch them lol....


    also i wanted to know for a long time what "BFN,fp" means thanks


    It's fanpage's sig. It just means 'bye for now, fanpages'.
    lindseyanndavis
    Paddy Charlie
    lindseyanndavis
    Last resort is trying this electrical thing that plugs in and does upto a four bedroom house has good reviews too now £26.00 but first am gonna ring the council again on monday and tell them that i think i have more and ask if these things work.Thanks for you help....when i catch them....there bloody DEAD !!
    Be careful using the electronic mouse repeller around your rabbit. Make sure you read the instructions on it before you get one as even if the rabbit is in another room it might be distressed by it



    The rabbits outside so the electronic, plug in thing...will not effect the rabbit well would think so anyway
    lindseyanndavis
    boabbyrab
    i can see why most folk suggest poison, so you poison the little blighters and they scurry off to where there nest is and die, woohoo says you. you cannot find the dead mice, so the body starts to rot and then there are maggots and then the blue bottles. so from a few mice to possibly dozen's of maggots/blu bottles.


    Errr thanks.....
    lindseyanndavis
    Rupz
    Ok I had mice once and this is what i did:1) use the high tack adhesive pads... you cath them but you have to see the ugly feckers and i am a girl when it comes to mice.....2) use the electic signal thing to get them out of the kitchen area, note these are sound waves and can only travel in line of sight so if you block its path it wont be effective.3) use the electric do da thingamijig.....its proved to be quite good.... my hairy friends liek peanut butter (chunky ) and chocolate spread (nutella.... only the best for my friend) and make sure you charge the batteries becaue the get caught quick. the is a hatch where the mice end up in and then you through them out... again im a girl so i dont like doing it.4) use the food, its absolutly useless as they mice seem to be feastign on it rather than dying but i hope that the stuff disorientates the **** weasles and they land in my boobie traps.... problem .... me a big girl with mice. 5) make sure you continue to use the high frequency sound wave emitter and they dont like it and that should be your preventive measure to stop them coming back.... if all els fails i guess you could move house or do what london did at a time of unrest........burn the b***h down lol



    Your a NUTTER !!!

    I have traps down and bait...but can still hear one every now and then under the floorboard or in the cavity..B***ARDS!! the problem is we cant get to them.


    We had them in the kitchen and think they have moved on, caught 3 with traps..errr...not nice.

    so now theres one in the living room right at the side were i sit chewing or stratching at the wood.


    We have had the council up who have put some bait down in the kitchen...but again not heard or seen from them for a while in there...they ate half a box of weetabix and nibbled thru half a pack of totilla breads and theres 8 in pack.


    People are saying use this tape stuff but at the end of the day i cant bloody get to them so theres just traps down in the kitchen thats why am thinking of getting one of the plug in devices.


    We have decking the rat man said they love decking to shelter under...so again cant go ripping all that up neither..!!
    shopstilldrops
    lindseyanndavis
    Rupz
    Ok I had mice once and this is what i did:1) use the high tack adhesive pads... you cath them but you have to see the ugly feckers and i am a girl when it comes to mice.....2) use the electic signal thing to get them out of the kitchen area, note these are sound waves and can only travel in line of sight so if you block its path it wont be effective.3) use the electric do da thingamijig.....its proved to be quite good.... my hairy friends liek peanut butter (chunky ) and chocolate spread (nutella.... only the best for my friend) and make sure you charge the batteries becaue the get caught quick. the is a hatch where the mice end up in and then you through them out... again im a girl so i dont like doing it.4) use the food, its absolutly useless as they mice seem to be feastign on it rather than dying but i hope that the stuff disorientates the **** weasles and they land in my boobie traps.... problem .... me a big girl with mice. 5) make sure you continue to use the high frequency sound wave emitter and they dont like it and that should be your preventive measure to stop them coming back.... if all els fails i guess you could move house or do what london did at a time of unrest........burn the b***h down lol
    Your a NUTTER !!!I have traps down and bait...but can still hear one every now and then under the floorboard or in the cavity..B***ARDS!! the problem is we cant get to them.We had them in the kitchen and think they have moved on, caught 3 with traps..errr...not nice.so now theres one in the living room right at the side were i sit chewing or stratching at the wood.We have had the council up who have put some bait down in the kitchen...but again not heard or seen from them for a while in there...they ate half a box of weetabix and nibbled thru half a pack of totilla breads and theres 8 in pack. People are saying use this tape stuff but at the end of the day i cant bloody get to them so theres just traps down in the kitchen thats why am thinking of getting one of the plug in devices.We have decking the rat man said they love decking to shelter under...so again cant go ripping all that up neither..!!




    So true , we have decking and was told its basically a hotel for mice , especially in the summer when you have barbies /picnics outside, we also have cavity walls and could always hear scratching etc , we have not long had cavity wall insulation and ' touch wood ' we havent heard anything , ........good luck , i know its not nice is it ? x
    lindseyanndavis
    shopstilldrops
    lindseyanndavis
    Rupz
    Ok I had mice once and this is what i did:1) use the high tack adhesive pads... you cath them but you have to see the ugly feckers and i am a girl when it comes to mice.....2) use the electic signal thing to get them out of the kitchen area, note these are sound waves and can only travel in line of sight so if you block its path it wont be effective.3) use the electric do da thingamijig.....its proved to be quite good.... my hairy friends liek peanut butter (chunky ) and chocolate spread (nutella.... only the best for my friend) and make sure you charge the batteries becaue the get caught quick. the is a hatch where the mice end up in and then you through them out... again im a girl so i dont like doing it.4) use the food, its absolutly useless as they mice seem to be feastign on it rather than dying but i hope that the stuff disorientates the **** weasles and they land in my boobie traps.... problem .... me a big girl with mice. 5) make sure you continue to use the high frequency sound wave emitter and they dont like it and that should be your preventive measure to stop them coming back.... if all els fails i guess you could move house or do what london did at a time of unrest........burn the b***h down lol
    Your a NUTTER !!!I have traps down and bait...but can still hear one every now and then under the floorboard or in the cavity..B***ARDS!! the problem is we cant get to them.We had them in the kitchen and think they have moved on, caught 3 with traps..errr...not nice.so now theres one in the living room right at the side were i sit chewing or stratching at the wood.We have had the council up who have put some bait down in the kitchen...but again not heard or seen from them for a while in there...they ate half a box of weetabix and nibbled thru half a pack of totilla breads and theres 8 in pack. People are saying use this tape stuff but at the end of the day i cant bloody get to them so theres just traps down in the kitchen thats why am thinking of getting one of the plug in devices.We have decking the rat man said they love decking to shelter under...so again cant go ripping all that up neither..!!
    So true , we have decking and was told its basically a hotel for mice , especially in the summer when you have barbies /picnics outside, we also have cavity walls and could always hear scratching etc , we have not long had cavity wall insulation and ' touch wood ' we havent heard anything , ........good luck , i know its not nice is it ? x



    In the summer...NOOOOO thought it would be worse in the winter with it being cold...thought they might Pi** Off in the summer.
    Rupz
    lindseyanndavis
    Rupz
    Ok I had mice once and this is what i did:1) use the high tack adhesive pads... you cath them but you have to see the ugly feckers and i am a girl when it comes to mice.....2) use the electic signal thing to get them out of the kitchen area, note these are sound waves and can only travel in line of sight so if you block its path it wont be effective.3) use the electric do da thingamijig.....its proved to be quite good.... my hairy friends liek peanut butter (chunky ) and chocolate spread (nutella.... only the best for my friend) and make sure you charge the batteries becaue the get caught quick. the is a hatch where the mice end up in and then you through them out... again im a girl so i dont like doing it.4) use the food, its absolutly useless as they mice seem to be feastign on it rather than dying but i hope that the stuff disorientates the **** weasles and they land in my boobie traps.... problem .... me a big girl with mice. 5) make sure you continue to use the high frequency sound wave emitter and they dont like it and that should be your preventive measure to stop them coming back.... if all els fails i guess you could move house or do what london did at a time of unrest........burn the b***h down lol
    Your a NUTTER !!!I have traps down and bait...but can still hear one every now and then under the floorboard or in the cavity..B***ARDS!! the problem is we cant get to them.We had them in the kitchen and think they have moved on, caught 3 with traps..errr...not nice.so now theres one in the living room right at the side were i sit chewing or stratching at the wood.We have had the council up who have put some bait down in the kitchen...but again not heard or seen from them for a while in there...they ate half a box of weetabix and nibbled thru half a pack of totilla breads and theres 8 in pack. People are saying use this tape stuff but at the end of the day i cant bloody get to them so theres just traps down in the kitchen thats why am thinking of getting one of the plug in devices.We have decking the rat man said they love decking to shelter under...so again cant go ripping all that up neither..!!


    Looks like london's burning ........... summer BBQ sounds nice.....insurace will never know :)

    Edited By: Rupz on Mar 09, 2011 08:36
    lindseyanndavis
    dont tell then will you !!
    nikkib123
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    lindseyanndavis
    ...People are saying use this tape stuff...


    What tape stuff?

    BFN,

    fp.


    Its like tape with superglue stickiness and the mice just stick to it.
    lindseyanndavis
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    lindseyanndavis
    ...People are saying use this tape stuff but at the end of the day i cant bloody get to them so theres just traps down in the kitchen thats why am thinking of getting one of the plug in devices...
    fanpages
    What tape stuff?
    nikkib123
    Its like tape with superglue stickiness and the mice just stick to it.
    Like the "Glue boards" I mentioned in comment #41.If so, then I do not understand lindseyanndavis' reason for not using this approach? There is no need to "get to" the mice; they come to the adhesive layer on the board that is laid flat on the floor. They walk over it & cannot progress further. You find them (probably still alive, if they have not died of exhaustion/fright), remove them from the board (if you can), & dispose of them (double-bagged to stop other creatures raiding your rubbish for the body).BFN,fp.


    I cant get to them, i have a laminate floor in my living room right through to the kitchen, they are under there and the floor boards...so unless i rip it all up i cant get to them in the living room.

    They have gone from the kitchen were we had traps and caught 3, we removed the kick boards and got them with traps.
    fanpages
    lindseyanndavis
    I cant get to them, i have a laminate floor in my living room right through to the kitchen, they are under there and the floor boards...so unless i rip it all up i cant get to them in the living room.They have gone from the kitchen were we had traps and caught 3, we removed the kick boards and got them with traps.


    I did not see you mention that previously, sorry.

    Are there any skirting boards at the edges of your laminate flooring? They could get into the room that way.

    Also, mice do not have to use holes in floors & walls. They can use doors & even navigate stairs by jumping up (or down).

    If you have not seen any droppings in that room so far though you may not need to lay traps at all.

    BFN,

    fp.
    Rupz
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    lindseyanndavis
    I cant get to them, i have a laminate floor in my living room right through to the kitchen, they are under there and the floor boards...so unless i rip it all up i cant get to them in the living room.They have gone from the kitchen were we had traps and caught 3, we removed the kick boards and got them with traps.
    I did not see you mention that previously, sorry.Are there any skirting boards at the edges of your laminate flooring? They could get into the room that way.Also, mice do not have to use holes in floors & walls. They can use doors & even navigate stairs by jumping up (or down).If you have not seen any droppings in that room so far though you may not need to lay traps at all.BFN,fp.


    I agree, find out wher the droppings are and lay the sticky boards in that room...... might be worth leaving a bit of food in a certain area without a trap for a few days and then BOOM hit them with a well disguised trap :) If mice love chocolate do you think a spray of lynx chocolate will lead them to the trap? BFN, R


    Edited By: Rupz on Mar 09, 2011 11:11

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