Help! Dead mice inside my walls!!

Three mice have decided to die inside the walls of three different rooms in my house, and the smell is just terrible! :eek:

Any suggestions??? :eek:
 
Find where they are getting in? From under the house? Is there any other activity in the ceiling space? Need to block that first, if you haven't already

Have you had pest control specialists have a look?

To get them out, I suspect you need to break through the plasterboard and get them out....
 
Time is your friend...

We had a rat die in the wall outside out bedroom. It was rank, middle of summer, and took about six weeks to stop stinking up the house.

For the next year when we got a really hot day, it would just freshen up the smell enough to be annoying.
 
How do you know there are three of them (apart from 3 tiny books on "sign language for dummies" with blood scrawled letters to family in rat language on them)

Did you kill them, or did they just die?
 
Happened to me too, stinking summer night, people over who barely knew me, I spend the night spraying air freshner every time the smell got "fresher", had coffee grounds everywhere, (to absorb the smell). At the end, nothing took that damn awful gut wrenching smell away except time.
 
just wait for the maggots to start popping through the carpets...... and then the spontaneous eruption of baby flies all over the house.

yes, it happened to me after rats in my roof were poisoned and fell down the wall. Natures full and wonderful cycle right in my face:eek:
 
Haha - it must be the moon cycle.

A week ago I found a dead, smelly and very flat rat had crawled up between the dining chair frame and cushion ... and a friend has some very smelly road kill stuck up under the bottom of her car.
 
just wait for the maggots to start popping through the carpets...... and then the spontaneous eruption of baby flies all over the house.

yes, it happened to me after rats in my roof were poisoned and fell down the wall. Natures full and wonderful cycle right in my face:eek:

I had quite forgotten the swarms of flies... thanks for reminding me just before I make breakfast :D.
 
Had mice problem at a few houses.

Last time as I was siliconing the (presumably) last hole at one of the houses, the mouse tried to make a dash for it. I sealed the hole just in time, chased him around for 30 seconds and ambushed him.

Cracked his neck until he splurted blood.
 
I'm rather surprised we haven't seen a recipe from Kathryn yet.

lol...

We only have issues with live mice..and then we use old fashioned mouse traps.

I did a google, and found an answer from this person.
Here is a "copy & paste" of it.

I asked this same question on here and nothing worked except for killing it and the smell was atrocios.
What worked surprised me, I went to Home Depot and they had with the air fresheners this plastic net bag which contained volcanic rock. It said it guaranteed to get rid of ALL odors within 36 hours and without adding another smell.
I asked about the refund policy and decided the almost 6 dollar investment would be worth it, IF it worked...Guess what it DID WORK. I was shocked and it was fast. you just set it out no big deal and the smell is gone in less than 24 hours!
It also is reuseable and works great in musty vellars, basements and under the car seat. I seriously could not believe it could work this well but, our rat smell was horrible and I was desperate. Good luck!
 
after googling the volcanic rock they are referring to , I found this

"I had a musty smell in one room of my apartment, probably due to some hidden mold caused by a leak in the ceiling (that was recently fixed). I bought these rocks, and very quickly the odor was gone and has never come back. So that's great. However, I am a skeptic and a pessimist, so I am concerned that these little white rocks in a mesh bag could be dangerous, especially considering that if I ever move them, they leave a pile of fine white dust behind.

Here is the product:"

http://www.gonzocorp.com/Browse-Products/Gonzo-Home-Odor-Eliminator
 
How do you know there are three of them (apart from 3 tiny books on "sign language for dummies" with blood scrawled letters to family in rat language on them)

Did you kill them, or did they just die?

They died of eating the Ratsak in the roof we laid out. (We got sick of them running up and down, and I DON'T do rat-traps and hubby doesn't do cats..or snakes.)

They fell down into the walls I suppose, but how???

We have a really big house and the smell comes from three separate places. One is in a kids room, so, like, who cares...Only Joking! But one is in my office and the other is near the laundry. Wait!!! I know... Pegs!!! :)
 
Perhaps traps or cat next time ;)

My - now deceased cat - was the best mouser/ratter I'd even seen. He caught and killed a combination of nearly 30 in less than a year.
 
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