DIY Mouse Trap

Here's a humane way of getting rid of rats and mice from your house.
Here’s a humane way of getting rid of rats and mice from your house.

Rats and mice can be a problem, especially when left uncontrolled. They carry diseases, damage property, and contaminate and eat our food. There are several ways to get rid of them, of course. Some homeowners choose poison while others opt to get a cat.

Many people can’t safely use poisons because of animals and children, and the risk far outweighs the supposed benefit. If you’re one of the many homeowners with this problem, what’s your solution? Besides poisons and cats, what’s your best method for getting rid of rats and mice?

This DIY mouse trap is simple, inexpensive, and very easy to make.
This DIY mouse trap is simple, inexpensive, and very easy to make.

Here’s a humane way of getting rid of them – a DIY mouse trap made from plastic bottle. It catches rats and mice without having them suffer too much. You simply lure them into the bottle and they won’t be able to get out.

If you have several plastic bottles at home, you can make several traps and set them up in strategic places. My husband and I tried this and it worked!

Materials:

  • 1 plastic soda bottle
  • Blocks of wood (long and short)
  • Coat hanger
  • 3 screws
  • 3 washers

Tools:

  • Drill with drill bits
  • Wire cutter
  • Pencil
  • Measuring tape
  • Marker

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Do you want to make your own DIY mouse trap? Watch this video below…

If you’re looking for the easiest solution to get rid of rats and mice, you may get an electronic mousetrap

 

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