We regularly see mice around our garden - I'm going to assume they are house mice as they seem to like man-made structures. The thing is, I'd like to be rid of them in our shed and garden storage - but what can we put up to compensate? I don't begin to know anything about how mice live and what they need. I only know they smell a bit.
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joanne said:Hi Clare, I feed the mice and have done for years and have never ever found any mice or traces of any in my house.
Do you have a shed or store as was referred to in the original question? Mice would find it less easy to get into houses than these sorts of places. Depends on the type of build as to how easy I would think. Also, as they tend to go for dark quiet places like roof space, in places like ours, it's then easy for them to enter the house from there via the plumbing which handily for them starts in the pantry where the mains stop tap is! The tanks in the roof are fed from there.
joanne said:Hi Clare, As I said, I feed the mice at the bottom of my garden so no point in them coming into the shed or my house.
Our wood mice come into the garage and house because it is less cold in Winter than elsewhere. House mice, in particular, come into sheds, garages and other buildings to breed as well.
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