Eliminate all alternative food sources.Try NOT to touch the bait, as it deters rats and mice from consuming it.If using the option to nail in place, use gloves.Rats tend to remove Talon wax blocks, carefully pinning the blocks in place though the centre will prevent a single animal taking the block, allowing more rats to feed from the block.In general, once poisoning has commenced, rodents will be attracted to the nearest available source of water. Ensuring sources of water inside the building are covered or removed will assist in ensuring rodent leave the building before dyingUse for controlling wildlife or rodent like animals requires permission from wildlife authorities.Where it is suspected that additional rodents may be entering the building or activity has NOT stopped after approximately 2 weeks, then it is recommended to try pulse baiting. This involves baiting for 3 to 4 days then taking them away for approximately 1 week, then baiting again for 3 to 4 days and repeat the cycle until activity ceases. In more infested areas 3 to 4 cycles will usually be sufficient.Only one feed required to kill rodents within 14 days. If activity continues then additional rodents are present.Most deaths occur 4 to 7 days after consumption, but deaths may occur for up to two weeks, making baiting for at least 2 weeks is necessary.