DIY: Natural Mouse Repellent
When it comes to ridding your house of mice, the task is rarely simple and rarely safe. From live traps, to kill traps, to poisonous morsels, the common ways of taking caring of your mice problem involve booby-trapping your house with a network of dangers. If you have children or other animals, you know just how unrealistic it is to set up most traps or poisons around your home — at worst, a loved one could get sick from the poison, at best you are left with a dead mouse laying around your home. But what can you do get the mice to stay away? Here is a simple, cheap, and effective DIY for you.
With just some corn cob pet bedding, balsam fir essential oil, and some fabric, you can make your own all natural mouse repellent in only an hour’s time. This lovely article from homesteadmania.com shares the secret to balsam fir essential oil — mice hate it and it won’t make you sick! Just have a mouse-repellent craft day where you devote the time to making little corn cob, balsam fir balls and distribute them around your house. You can even add some other essential oils to add a nice perfume to your rooms.