Will hardware cloth keep mice out?
Also know, can mice fit through hardware cloth?
I believe that mice (at least some of them) can get through 1/2" hardware cloth. Mice are much smaller than rats, but they can still do a lot of damage. They destroy food, books, furniture and even appliances with their gnawing, urine and droppings.
Subsequently, question is, what size mesh keeps mice out? Mouse Mesh. Mice can fit through surprisingly small spaces. As such, we recommend mesh that has a hole size no greater than 6 mm x 6 mm. As a general rule of thumb, if you can get a biro through a hole a mouse can fit through too.
Herein, can mice chew through galvanized steel?
Unfortunately, even if the original hole is sealed with galvanized steel, rodents can always chew a new entry point through your walls.
What kind of steel wool keeps mice out?
Pestplug™ is made from 100% coarse Stainless Steel wool with no plastic fiber fillers that will not rust. It is a safe, effective and Environmentally Friendly product that is used to PREVENT unwanted Pests and Rodents from entering homes, buildings, RV's and many different structures.