How to take care of nuisance wild life, rodents and pest problems. This is Ed with Critter Control of Tampa Bay. How to make a mouse trap. You want to catch him, boy, that's the wrong thing to try and catch. A mouse trap, there are over two thousand patents at the US patent office on mouse traps. How to make a better mouse trap. Go to the store, buy one of the ones that's available at the store. These are proven to work and they'll work so much better. They can be set easily. they're designed to kill the mouse and as humanly as possible based on the length of time and they work. When you go to remove the mouse from the mousetrap, make sure you use a bag, put your hand through the bag and remove it that way. If you need to put a glove on that's fine. But the bag will act as a glove. There's a sanitation problem don't forget mice carry a lot of diseases, they're dangerous and they carry a lot of diseases and you don't want to really fool around. This is Ed with Critter Control in Tampa Bay.