Be on the lookout early
DW labs Incorporated/Shutterstock According to our experts at Terminix, it’s during winter that mice and other furry pests make their nests in your home. So now is the time to be on the lookout for infestations, such as droppings, seed shells, and shredded paper. Check out these secrets about bedbugs, termites, and other pests.
If you find mice, evict them
Meister Photos/Shutterstock It’s very important to get rid of the mice you have in your home before taking any further action, including sealing your home, according to Terminix. You want to keep any new guests out, not seal the old ones in. Use mouse traps and bait stations (which are available both in hardware stores and through professional exterminators), and also clean out the corners of your garage and other places where mice may make their nests.