Posted by dj on August 28, 2001 at 12:40:54:
In Reply to: MOUSE INFESTATION posted by MouseGirl on August 28, 2001 at 10:52:24:
Roaches and mice get in because houses settle and leave gaps between the floor and walls, and around radiator pipes, gas lines sinks, etc....
If you are handy or have male friends some good caulking around the aprtment will force them to go elsewhere, Home Depot is what you need.....
6-8 tubes and a caulking gun maybe what $30-50....also if you have wood floors they make caulking in different colors (wood, earthtones).. not just white..for camouflage purposes.
: My apartment is overrun with mice that keep me up all night. I've informed the landlord about this in writing, over the phone and finally by certified letter where I demanded that he have regular extermination (which he doesn't). Still, the only response has been to have his weird, smelly and bizarre handy man show up and offer to stuff some steel wool under the radiator and give me some poison.
: There are approximately 3-5 mice in my apartment all night every night. I have stopped cooking here, have a lid on the trash, throw the trash out three times a day and, basically am trying to starve them out and it doesn't stop them.
: What are my options? How can I get the landlord to reguarly exterminate the entire building. Exterminators have told us that if they're up on the fifth floor (top floor) that the whole building is infested for sure.
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