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Four Simple Ways To Get Rid of Household Rodents

Getting rid of household rodents at home is no easy task as they swiftly move around, and trapping them is so tricky. Rodents enter places at our home to search for food and shelter. If your home is conducive for them then they will definitely get in there.

Despite the fact that they are annoying, they can be harmful to your health and wellbeing. They harbour several disease causing organisms and easily contaminate food when they come in contact with it.

Here are 4 simple ways to get rid of these creatures from your home

1. Garlic

You can prepare your own anti rodent solution by mixing chopped garlic with water and sprayingaround your home. You can as well leave garlic cloves at your entry point. Repeat this and you will surely get rid of them.


2. Peppermint oil

Household rodents are allergic to the smell of peppermint. You can therefore put some peppermint oil in cotton balls and place them at entry points and places you think they reside. Repeat this every 3days to keep them away. This will also give your house a fresh scent.

3. Hot pepper flakes works like magic

This is the cheapest way to keep the vermins out of your home. Sprinkling pepper is an old way to keep away animals from plants. Spread the pepper along the entryway and corners to keep the rodents away!


4. Use rat traps

Trapping mice is the most effective and readily used of home remedies to get rid of rats from the house. There are countless types of rat traps available in the market; you can select the one according to the convenience, but it’s better to select a humane trap, which only catches the mice but doesn’t kill it.


All the remedies mentioned above here are useful home remedies to get rid of rats and rats. If you want better results and to prevent future invasions of these rodents, keep your garden and house clean. 

Do not spill food and drinks around to attract them, cover the leftover food, fix any possible entry points and hideouts of rats and get rid of garbage and stagnant water.

Content created and supplied by: AlRagadawu (via Opera News )

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