Exterminator Tip of the Day
- Classic mousetraps can be messy and the "disarming" of them can render even Ms. Independent into a squeamish girly-girl;
- Glue/sticky tape traps can mean a slow death, possibly asphyxiation for the mouse;
- Rat/mouse poisons can mean a) that your pets might have access to a dead, poison-filled mouse at some point, and b) that you might have a critter die in your wall, which can cause an unpleasant smell and leave you with the haunting reminder that there's a mummifed mouse carcass in your wall forever.
Here are solutions : The Rat Zapper, and its beefed-up version, The Rat Zapper Ultra. One of my coworkers says it works, it leaves no mess to touch, and no smell of electrocuted mouse fur (this is the only negative image I could conjure up).