Benefits to Using Animal Traps, Part V: Rodent Trap

rodent trapRodent traps come in the form of glue boards, traps and live animal traps. They are very effective in getting rid of rodents of all sizes: mice, rats, squirrels, beavers, gophers, etc.

Benefits of using a rodent trap

One of the greatest benefits of using a rodent trap is that you can use them virtually anywhere. Because you don’t have to worry about harsh chemicals effecting food, children, pets or medical equipment, they can be placed in any residential area and most commercial areas. They can easily be hidden under or on top of appliances, furniture, etc. and can be easily placed out of reach of children and pets.

Another huge benefit is that you don’t have to use harsh chemicals which can cause many problems and raise a threat in sensitive areas. Many establishments such as hospitals, child care facilities and/or places where food is prepared or served have certain laws against pest control chemicals due to health and safety concerns. However, they also have rules against the presence of rodents. So your best bet is to go with a rodent trap and kill two birds with one stone (pun intended).

If those two reasons aren’t enough for you, many rodent traps are safe for animals and are considered a humane pest solution. Like we talked about in the previous segment, Havahart traps are very safe and so are traps by Humane Way.

Using a rodent trap is so easy and comes with a large number of benefits for you, the pest and your environment. Before setting up your rodent trap or any other animal trap, be sure to read all warnings and directions and also see our tips for successfully trapping an animal.

Monica Bird (949 Posts)

Monica’s compassion for her customer's struggles with pest control issues and passion for pest control stems from over 10 years in the industry. With a master’s degree in entomology, she uses her knowledge and experience in chemistry, insects and pests to educate her customers.