Gaps in walls that are insulated and located near heat sources. Empty in and behind the large kitchen appliances. Areas that are hidden by stored items and clutter. When choosing an indoor nesting place, mice hide in remote areas where there is not much foot traffic.
Typically, this includes gaps in walls, attics, mezzanines, and garages. They also hide in warm cavities under appliances, in pantries or kitchen cabinets with easy access to food sources. To prevent mice from settling inside your home, you should stop feeding them. This means that you need to clean your kitchen daily.
Mice are nocturnal creatures and if you leave any food they will find it while you sleep. Good sanitation is also important to avoid contamination of food. The kitchen is a place where 50% of rodent infestations occur inside a home, so keep it clean. If you're worried that rats might be hiding inside your home, be sure to look in all the key locations.
The areas in the middle of the walls, the narrow basements and the access spaces are all favorite hiding places for rats. They also like to hang out in tight, cramped spaces, such as those under and in the back of cabinets, cabinets, and bathtubs. Some of them even hide in empty drawers. Rodents are stealthy by nature, and mostly go out at night to look for food in the kitchen when you're fast asleep.
These pests can hide in the most obvious and not so obvious places in your home. No matter where they hide, they must be found immediately to prevent the spread of diseases and fleas in all living areas. Rodents are extremely intelligent and can often remove bait from traps or simply avoid them altogether.