Tips & Tricks

Should I Use Poison on Mice and Rats?

Rat poison is commonly thought of as the best way to exterminate mice and rats from a home. It makes sense—there’s not a person out there who wants their home infested with rodents, so wouldn’t you want to choose the more effective solution for getting rid of them in your space?

Well, you definitely want an effective solution. But rat poison might not be the best overall—for a few reasons.

  • It’s toxic to pets and people. If you leave it around the home, anyone who touches or ingests it could get very sick, or even die.
  • It’s not environmentally friendly. If predators eat rat poison, they could get sick, too, which could further harm delicate ecosystems. Plus, if rats or mice eat rat poison and then a predator eats them, then the predator could get sick, too. Of course, you don’t want mice in your home, but you don’t want to hurt unknowing animals who are just doing their job, either.
  • It doesn’t get to the root of the problem. You want to get rid of the mice in your home, of course. But you also want to keep them from coming back. Rat poison doesn’t keep mice from getting into your home. Plus, even if it kills the mice that are there, it doesn’t do anything about the toxic droppings or nests that are left behind.

So, what’s a concerned homeowner to do? Hiring a Chicago exterminator is your best choice. Mice Mob knows exactly what to look for when keeping your home safe against rodent infestation and they know exactly how to safely clean up what’s left from the ones that were there in the first place.

We’ll get rid of all the mice in your home with a humane, safe solution that keeps the mice out and keeps you from ingesting any of the toxic particles related to their presence. Furthermore, we’ll create a personalized plan for your home and make sure that all entry points are sealed so that mice can’t get in.

Mice Mob doesn’t stop there, either! We come out with a follow-up appointment to make sure that any traps are working and that your house is perfectly rodent-proofed.

Call Mice Mob Exterminators today and ask us about our environmentally friendly, pet- and human-safe ways of keeping mice, rats, and other rodents out of your home.

Published by
Mice Mob Exterminators

Recent Posts

Step-By-Step Mice Removal Guide

If you’re unfortunate enough to have found mice in your home, you must get rid…

6 days ago

Prep Your Home for Protection from Mice Invasions this Winter

As temperatures get colder outside, rodents will be looking for warm places to live, and…

2 weeks ago

The Benefit of Professional Exterminators

Mice often enter residential homes, especially during the cold winter months. If you’ve found a…

3 weeks ago

The Problem with Glue Traps for Mice Elimination

If you see mice in your home, you probably want a quick way to remove…

4 weeks ago

Where Do Mice Nest in My Home?

Mice and other rodents build nests to care for their offspring. They often look for…

1 month ago

The 8 Most Likely Ways Mice Enter Your Home

Mice are incredibly adaptable creatures that can squeeze through remarkably small openings to gain access…

1 month ago