Do you have some unwanted fury little friends with a tail that have overstayed their welcome? To me, five minutes would qualify as “over welcoming” their stay, but that’s me. In this post, we cover the best mousetrap, the famous 5-gallon bucket mouse trap.
What’s good about this trap? All the things we believe in in the preparedness community.
This trap has is a good example of both. It makes for the best kind of mousetrap.
The Ultimate Mouse Trap
Why It’s The Best
What makes this the best and most effective is that it’s self-sustaining and self-efficient. Two qualities that we strive to always improve on a regular day-to-day basis.
The trap resets itself over and over, working for you 24/7 365. Like a business. The business of trapping mice and getting rid of them for you.
And business is booming…
If you’re wondering to yourself,
Can mice climb out of a bucket?
Not if the bucket is filled with water up to where their feet won’t hit the bottom for them to jump out.
Which is one of the reasons the 5-gallon bucket trap works so well. The mice fall in the bucket and can’t get out because they fall in water deep enough.
Let’s get started.
How To Make It
This is hands down one the most effective mouse traps there are for getting rid of, or at least put a significant dent in their population around your area.
There are multiple different kinds of mouse bucket trapping devices. But they all work because of the same principles.
What you’ll want to buy is a 5-gallon bucket, they seem to work the best. It can’t be such a large bucket that it becomes so tall the mice just ignore it.
Here’s a video explaining how to build a bucket mouse trap.
Here’s a video on how to how to make a mouse trap out of a 5-gallon bucket.
If you have a mice issue and tried other “solutions” and traps to try and get rid of them. Give this one a shot. It’s so simple and so effective.
You only need a couple of different items for material and then it’s just putting them together, setting it up, and then go crack open a beer from your IPA survival kit to celebrate.
Have you ever made a mousetrap that worked well?
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