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How to Get Rid of Dead Mouse Smell: A Comprehensive Guide

Publication date:
September 29, 2023
Article Summary: 

Provides a step-by-step process for eliminating the foul odors caused by a dead mouse in a home. The first step is to locate and remove the dead mouse from the affected area using protective gear like rubber gloves, seal it in a plastic bag and dispose of it properly to avoid spreading bacteria or odours. Thoroughly cleaning the affected area using warm water and a mild detergent, then using natural odour absorbents like baking soda, activated charcoal, vinegar solution, and essential oils can help neutralize and deodorize the surrounding air. The article suggests airing out the space by opening windows to let fresh air in and utilizing an air purifier to expedite clean air. Finally, preventive measures such as sealing entry points, keeping living spaces clean and free of food crumbs and clutter, and using traps or repellents are suggested to avoid future mice infestations.


dead mouse smell, home maintenance, natural remedies, air purifier, preventive measures, odour removal, home cleaning, bacteria, odours, air circulation, entry points, repellents.

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How to Get Rid of Dead Mouse Smell: A Comprehensive Guide
September 29, 2023
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