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Why this Apartment House in Atlanta Needs Mouse Control

Half inch gap between the side of a window frame and the brick wall that needs to be sealed to keep mice out of an apartment house in Atlanta.

How mice got into an apartment house in Atlanta

What happened here was that the gap between the window frame and the wall was too big to be sealed with caulking, and over time it fell out. Mice climbed up the brick wall (yeah, they can do that) and got into the building through the gap.

We have sealants we can use to seal gaps like that, but we also have to treat the mouse problem in terms of the mice that are already in the building. We'll do this completely non-chemically using traps, not poisons. Using rodenticides for mouse control inside a building is never a great idea, but it's especially to be avoided in multiple dwellings.

To learn more about mouse control and mouse-proofing in Metro Atlanta, please click here.

 


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