1. Use cloves Knowing that mice and rats hate strong smells, cloves and peppermint are also a great deterrent. You can sprinkle some ground cloves,
take a drizzle filled with fresh cloves, or drop a few drops of undiluted peppermint essential oil on a cotton ball near the place of a mouse Remember to replace them every few days to maintain the strength of the scent.
2. Have a cat at home! If all of the above solutions have failed, felines are arguably the ultimate answer! Cats, even those of domestic breeds,
are rodents' natural predators and will love nothing more than being entrusted with the role of keeping your home safe from rodents.
Their presence alone may be enough to scare away rats and mice. However, don' t be too upset if your cat shows you proof of their efforts every now and then.
3. Aluminum foil A grandmother' s recipe that works.
Surround the object you want to protect with aluminum foil to keep rodents away. They don' t like its smell, noise and slippery surface.It is also possible to plug the holes, forming a small ball of aluminum foil.
4. Laurel leaves or Hyacinth To hunt mice and rats, you can opt for the use of bay leaves.
It will suffice to moisten them by crushing them a little and then place them on the areas where mice pass.
Another natural remedy for the invasion of mice and rats is to sprinkle hyacinth oil or place hyacinth flowers in the various mice hiding places. The good tip if you have a garden would be to grow the plant there.
5. Peppermint Mice hate the smell of peppermint.
So to keep them away from your home, why not plant peppermint around your house?if not,
you can also squeeze some dried peppermint into socks, tie them up and then place them around your house near holes or any other place that might be infested by mice.
Another way to use peppermint as a pest control is by boiling water and then steeping in some dried peppermint. When you get a very rich concentration,
remove the residue and let the mixture cool. Then you pour the solution into a spray bottle and apply immediately in the places that you think rodents frequent.
6. Eucalyptus against mice Rodents also don' t like the strong smell of eucalyptus.
You can also use its fresh or dried leaves throughout the house or eucalyptus essential oil to scare them away. In addition, it naturally sanitizes the house!
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