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How to Get Rid of Mice and Rats in the Home and Garden

You may be at home cleaning your kitchen or laundry room without a care in the world, when suddenly out of the corner of your eye, you see something run. It’s something relatively small and dark, but you saw it! And then you realise, you’ve just had a brief encounter with a mouse. Or even worse, a rat!

These little creatures might make cute pets, but they’re a horrible guest when not welcome. Mice and rats may give you a fright but they can also carry icky diseases that you don’t want your home and family subjected to. When you first spot a mouse or rat, it could be a sign that there’s more than just one trying to move in. Your best course of action is to try and get rid of them. There are a few different ways to get rid of these little nasties, and they don’t all involve handling them with your bare hands! Here are our top tips for getting rid of mice and rats from your home.