9+ ingenious tips to keeping mice out of your home and garage

Got a rodent issue? When it comes to mice, the best attack is to prevent an infestation from happening in the first place. Winter, especially, is a prime time for mice to find new cozy places to call home. Not only do mice carry disease and illness but they can leave a trail of serious havoc in your home by chewing up what's in sight. If you find them in the garage, they can even cause damage to your car!
How do you know if you have a mice problem? Follow the droppings. They look like dark grains of rice. More importantly, keep your home well maintained and follow the tips below to ensure you are prepared before disaster strikes.
1. Seal off entryways and cracks
If you've got a mice problem, the first place to start is to make sure there's no way in. Sealing off entryways into the house (and especially to the garage) is a good place to start. Knowing all the entryways also lets you set better trap locations.