Now you know how to get rid of mice in an apartment — for good. A mouse infestation isn't something that any property manager wants to handle. But, unfortunately, these four-legged, spindly-tailed little vermin are common.
How do I keep mice out of my new construction?
- Ridge-Guard - A metal product developed in 2016 to secure ridge vents from mice.
- Xcluder - A fill fabric made of stainless steel and poly that can be stuffed into construction gaps to keep mice out.
- Sealant - Make sure your home is thoroughly caulked.
How do mice get into a brand new house?
Mice enter homes through cracks and holes found in walls, floors and foundations.
Can mice come from construction?
When Construction Hits Your Area. When construction hits, it disturbs the nesting grounds or hiding spots of the rats and mice in your area and drives them out into the open. Not only can this be a nuisance, but mice and rats can transmit over 35 different diseases including salmonellosis, jaundice, and the plaque.
Why do I suddenly have mice in my apartment?
What should I do if I find mouse droppings?
Step 1: Put on rubber or plastic gloves. Step 2: Spray urine and droppings with bleach solution or an EPA-registered disinfectant until very wet. Let it soak for 5 minutes or according to instructions on the disinfectant label. Step 3: Use paper towels to wipe up the urine or droppings and cleaning product.