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About: Retired Air Force and Retired from my Appliance Repair Business. Love to make things. Outdoors, Boats and Motorcycle Riding

Intro:

Step 1: Mouse/Rat Bait Box (Bait Station)

This is a method of making bait boxes so the baits can be placed in problem areas. No need to buy expensive bait boxes (bait stations) like the one pictured on the right.. The wipes containers are a perfect container to use and recycle for pest control. Quick, easy to make and inexpensive.

Step 2: Materials Needed

1. Baby wipe container

2. Scissors or utility knife

3. Tongs or Latex gloves will do

4. Hot glue gun or double sided mounting tape

5. mouse/rat rodent bait

Step 3: Mark and Cut Container

1. Mark the side of the container with a quarter size circle.

2. Cut the circle out with scissors or utility knife.

Step 4: Glue the Bait to Container and Seal Container

1. Squeeze a generous amount of hot glue at the bottom of the container near the opposite end of the container from the quarter size hole.

2. With a pair of tongs or latex gloves, place a bait on the hot glue and press firmly.

3. Seal around the edges of the lid and access flip lid to permanently seal the container.

4. Place the bait box in the garage,attic, storage shed or outside the building foundation where the rodents are a problem.

5. When bait is eaten and is no longer in container, Dispose of the container.

6. Note: Double sided mounting tape can be use to hold down bait if desired.

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    ortega18paul

    2 years ago

    Hi TomV4, Thanks for your comment. This idea is to make a bait station like the one pictured. Saves money by making one out of a recycled container .

    Thanks,

    bait station.jpe
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    TomV4ortega18paul

    Reply 2 years ago

    I was trying to be funny in a subtle way.

    But I get what you're doing there. I am all for repurposed stuff.

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    TomV4

    2 years ago

    At first glance, I thought the photo was suggesting catching a rodent in a take-out food container ... which seemed redundant.