How to make homemade rat poison

Do you know Rats are nuisance and mostly they are active at night? Yes, this may cause you sleepless nights and thus, getting rid of them becomes absolutely important. But how? How can you sweep out a large group of rats at once? There are some possible solutions which include:

• Poisoning.
• Trapping.
• Repellents.

These are the common and most effective way to get rid of the rats at once. Therefore, to know more about the methods that you can use effectively, keep reading;


This is an effective strategy that you can use to get rid of the rats. However, you need to know how to use the poisons effectively. There are two kinds of poisons:

• Homemade poisons.
• Commercial poisons.

Therefore, if you want to avoid the additional costs that comes with commercial poisons, then making a poison yourself becomes the best alternative.

Making homemade poisons

In the making of the poison, you have to understand the underlying principle, what is not poisonous to you, can make a good poison to most other animals. Poison is the best strategy if you want to get rid of the rats completely. It is long lasting and thus, it is reliable. Here is what you need:

• 1 cup of baking soda.
• 1 cup of sugar.
• 1 cup of flour.

These are the ingredients that will help you come up with the poison that you need to effectively get rid of the animal. Mix the ingredients together and place it in small amounts around the house and in specifics, where you notice the rats poops.

The effect

Everybody has these items in the house and therefore, making the poisons becomes very fast and effective. The rats will certainly consume the poison and eventually die. This poison works under the principle that the bicarbonate in the baking soda will mix with their stomach acids and kill them. Basically, unlike humans rats cannot belch or burp and therefore, this will kill them eventually.

Poisons are very effective; the commercial poisons are stronger and more effective since there are different types of these poisons. There are those that cause the animal to have an internal bleed which becomes so severe and thus making the animal to die of so much pain and over a short period of time. Making a poison for yourself is fun and even as you do it, you get to learn so much.

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How to make homemade rat poison