Protect Vehicles

A mouse nest in a car engine can cause problems.
A mouse nest in a car engine is a sign of a potential problem.

 Strategies

Habitat Modification

Reduce food sources that encourage increases in wildlife population.

  1. Remove/modify bird feeders, as they attract rodents.
  2. Remove debris, woodpiles, and places rodents can hide.
  3. Cut grass, rake leaves, etc.

Exclusion and Modification to the Vehicle

  1. Put the vehicle in a garage.
  2. Move the vehicle to a new location.
  3. Move the vehicle more often.
  4. Wash off any salts from the engine. Consult a mechanic on proper washing techniques.