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Ron writes,

What product(s) do you recommend for killing a rat or mouse living in a wall?

I have a mouse or rat living in my wall. What product and technique would you recommend to kill it?


We recommend using either glue boards or snap traps( indoors to get rid of rodents. It is important to use the appropriate size trap as a mouse trap is not strong enough to trap a rat and a rat trap is not sensitive enough to trap a mouse. Using baits indoors can lead to a dead rat/mouse in an inaccessible area that causes odor and secondary insect infestations. Read the following articles for great tips on indoor rodent control:

How To Get Rid of Mice In Your House

How to Get Rid of Norway Rats

How To Get Rid of Roof Rats

How to rodent-proof your home

Myths About Rodents

Answer last updated on: 08/17/2010

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