First of all, there are different types of rodent traps and you can always use all of them effectively. A pest control exterminator will know what these traps are. Snap traps are one of the oldest and most commonly used devices for controlling rodents. Through the years, the snap trap has proven itself to be reliable enough in controlling rodents. These traps use a kill bar to swiftly contact and snap the rodent’s neck in one very strong strike.
Although traditional mousetraps are very effective in killing mice, they do not enclose parasites and bodily fluids. Some mouse traps have the ability to trap in dead mice, parasites, and fluids, and thus protect your home and family. Electronic rodent traps are available for rat and mouse versions. These devices induce death to the rodents via electrocution which is delivered through a high voltage shock. These traps are easy to use, economical, and go for a quick, humane kill.
There are also multiple catch mouse traps. These mouse traps are capable of automatically capturing one mouse after another. Depending on the model, some mouse traps can hold up to thirty mice. Multiple catch ups do not have any kill mechanism. It can be used for catch-release rodent control. Glue traps are also commonly used to control mice and juvenile rodents. Glue traps are very easy to use and one can also dispose of it easily after use. They are also affordable and more economical compared to other traps. Additionally, then can also catch insects, spiders, snakes, scorpions, and other small pests.
A very important thing to remember in order to use traps effectively is good trap placement near high activity rodent areas. Spacing traps evenly at a 10 feet interval will provide thorough coverage and protection. It is also important to locate where the rodents are mostly found so you would know where to focus the positioning of your traps. If you feel you need help in locating where the rodents are and setting the traps for them, seek assistance from a pest control exterminator for the best results.
Louis Carlo Lim is a Web Content Writer who specializes in topics related to pest control or pest extermination.
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