Mice is one of the biggest problem in our house. If they come to our house they can brings disease, destroy many things in our house and they will make our house as their house. There are many common way that is used to repel mice from house such as using poison,Â trapped the mice with glue,Â orÂ be kill them instantly. But all of that way is veryÂ inhuman.
Many people has cat in their house in order to guard their house from the mice, but many people doesn’t know that the male cat won’t hunt their food in a house, but the female cat will hunt in a house, this is fromÂ Barbara Pleasant’s book, Rodent-Proof Your House.
Here we provide some tips that collected from people around US and they already proof that these tips is working to repel mice from house. Check this out :
1. Put an empty peppermint tea box at the place where usually the ice is. You can also put some cotton with peppermint oil in the kitchen or another place where the mice usually out.If you did this, the mice will go away from your house. The most important thing is that mice doesn’t like the smell of peppermint. -Susan Womersley from Topeka, Kansas-
2.Â SoakÂ cottonÂ ballsÂ inÂ the water with peppermint oil mixed and dried it.Â ThenÂ place theÂ balls at some placesÂ where the mice usually live, such as theÂ kitchenÂ toÂ the corner ofÂ the roomÂ and crevices.Â ”24 hoursÂ later,Â there will be noÂ longerÂ anyÂ signs ofÂ mice. -Norma Noe from Vancouver, Washington-
3.Â Once a month,Â MiltonÂ AmmelÂ ofÂ Parker,Â KansasÂ mix a halfÂ gallon of apple ciderÂ /Â vinegarÂ with 2Â gallonsÂ waterÂ and sprayÂ outsideÂ the house. With this way, they had never seen a ratÂ in a long time.
4.Â A strong clothing herbalÂ fragrance alsoÂ helps to repelÂ mice.Â RandyOrcuttÂ ofÂ Hillsboro,Â OhioÂ deodorizerÂ sprayÂ around theÂ cabinetsÂ andÂ drawersÂ in the house.