These long lasting odorant pouches keep mice, rats, roaches, spiders, moths, silverfish, ants, and other crawling insects out of garages, homes and other enclosed areas. Odorant pouches are safe to use on most flooring including hardwood floors and carpet. Will not harm furniture, draperies, etcâ€¦and is also safe for use inside food storage areas. Simply hang or place inside cabinets, closets, drawers, or other enclosed spaces. Pests are repelled rather than killed. No messy clean-up! Safe for use around children and pets.