Spider, mice and flies, oh my! Your house can easily find itself home to some unwanted guests. If you have even the smallest of holes from the outside world into your house, then chances are that some critter is going to find its way in a make itself comfortable. We, on the other hand, are not pleased about sharing our space with the creepy crawlies and furry rodents of the world. So, here are 12 simple hacks to have up your sleeve to help you rid your house of unwanted guests and to keep it that way.
1. Use a paper towel tube and peanut butter to catch mice without causing them harm
First coat the rim on the inside of one side of the tube with peanut butter. Place it teetering on an edge somewhere. Place a TALL bucket below. The mouse will will crawl through the tunnel and then it’ll fall over and into the bucket. Because the bucket is too high, it’ll be trapped.
Simply fill the far with something sweet, like cut up fruit, and cover the top with plastic wrap. Poke a few holes in the top with a tooth pick. The flies will be able to get in, but they won’t be able to get out