Your home is your castle, and you don’t want to share it with any guests who are uninvited, including mice. They might be cute in cartoons, but in real life they’ll create chaos in your kitchen and other rooms of your house. Some people hire an exterminator, but many choose instead to save money and tackle the problem on their own using mouse traps. Mouse traps come in a variety of sizes and styles, from the old-fashioned snap traps to more modern electrical traps. There are also humane, no-kill traps.
If you have a rodent problem in your home or office, you’ll need some kind of mouse traps, but you want to make sure you have the best ones. The top 10 best mouse traps in 2016 reviews are below so you can find the type you like best.
10. Rat Killer II by Tomcat
This rat killer kills up to three rats effectively with just one bait block while giving the highest level of station security. It is resistant to tampering and weather, and the reusable station is easy access or rats but keeps pets and children out. For indoor and outdoor use. Follow all restrictions and directions on the label when using these bait stations.
9. Electronic Mouse Trap by Victor
This electronic mouse trap delivers a shock of high-voltage to kill mice in under five seconds. It can kill up to one hundred mice for every set of AA batteries. It is easy to use and is simply baited, put against a wall and turned on. There is a green light to indicate a mouse in the trap and a red light to indicate low batteries. Mice can be put directly into the trash for no-view, no-touch mouse control. The trap has a built-in safety switch which deactivates automatically when the door is open.
8. Snap-E Mouse Trap by Kness
This preformed bait cup lets you bait the trap easily. It is constructed of steel and durable polystyrene and the vertical strike bar goes half the distance of old-fashioned wooden traps. The trip paddle is extra-large and the strike bar will catch rodents from the sides, front and back. The trap resists odors and stains that are common problems with wooden traps. You can reuse these traps for years to come and it is safe, simple and sanitary to use.
7. Mouse Catchmaster Pest and Insect Glue Boards by Easy Gift
The glue on this trap contains a strong attractant which the mouse can smell without you having to put any food in the trap. The trap is affordable and sold directly by the factory and it can be customized according to your needs. The mice are held into place once they touch the sticky trap.
6. Classic Rat Zapper
Quickly, cleanly and humanely kills rats and mice with a deadly and strong shock. It is easy to use, just insert batteries and the bait, turn it on, put it in place and relax. No touch, no view disposal lowers the yuck factor of a regular mouse trap. It is sanitary and safe, with no poisons, chemicals, blood or mess.
5. Humane Mousetrap Live Capture by The Mouse Hotel
This is a humane mouse trap for anyone who wants to get rid of their rodent problem without causing harm to the mouse. The trap has a simple door which closes behind the mouse when they go to eat. After the door is shut the mouse can’t get out and the trap can be used over and over. You can take the trap out to a wooded area and let the mouse go. There is no blood with this trap since the mouse is not killed. It is much more sanitary and friendly for dealing with your mouse problem.
4. Jawz Plastic Mouse Trap by J T Eaton
This trap features a high tension spring to kill mice and other small pests. Set the trap with your foot or hand with a red label indicating if the trap is set properly. It works best with a solid or liquid bait and it comes in a pack of twenty-four. It is made of durable plastic and is a small size for discreet placement under equipment or in tight spaces. The trap comes with a 1 year limited warranty to protect against defects in workmanship and materials.
3. Electronic Rodent Trap by Hoont
This trap is easy to use – just plug it in with the adapter that is provided or insert batteries, put in a small amount of bait like peanut butter and put the trap in the location desired and turn it on. The trap emits a 7000V shock when a mouse goes into the trap, which instantly kills it. there is an indicator light that will flash when a mouse has been killed and needs to be discarded. It is great for warehouses, homes, commercial kitchens, factories and more.
2. Home Defense MAX Press ‘N Set Mouse Trap by Ortho
This trap is simple to use – just press and set with one touch. It is the convenient and easy version of the traditional snap mouse trap and is more than two times as effective at catching mice then the regular wooden traps. It has a secure catch design and a touch, set, grab tab for easy disposal. Bait the trap and set it by pressing the set bar. It will click when set, then set the trap where you’ve seen mice. The well for the bait should be placed perpendicular to the wall with the bait facing towards the wall.
1. Rodent Zapper Electronic Rat Trap by PestNoMore
This trap will eliminate rodents of all sizes with a triple shock high voltage technology. It is powered by 4 D sized batteries or you can use the included adapter. An alarm sounds and a light flashes to let you know when a rodent has been killed. Plus, you can use the light extension wire when the trap has to be placed in hard-to-see places. This is a no see, no mess, no touch bait and is clean, instant and humane.