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Old 01-04-2019, 04:32 PM   #1
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Keeping Mice out of the RV

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Old 01-04-2019, 04:38 PM   #2
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Any of you every hear of this one?Attachment 193972 Was on a web page from the National Pest Management Association
I have a friend who tried this and said the mice must really like it. They found chew marks on the soap. We have been using the dryer sheets stuffed around in all the drawers and such and so far haven't had a problem.
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Old 01-04-2019, 04:40 PM   #3
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ive heard of it. never tried it because I don't want my camper to smell like that in the spring. I use dryer sheets.
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Here is your proof that it does not work. This guy tests a lot of myths. he also has a lot of trapping videos. check out Mouse Trap Mondays

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Old 01-05-2019, 01:12 PM   #5
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have always used dryer sheets with no problem
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Old 01-05-2019, 01:19 PM   #6
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I ring all tires with moth balls as that's how they'll climb into your unit, never had a problem. I keep a few traps baited inside just in case but have never caught one, and it sits on gravel in the woods.
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Old 01-05-2019, 01:22 PM   #7
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The soap and the electronic repellents are all a waste of money. Get snap traps and peanut butter for bait.
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ive always removed all food and anything that they can nest in from the rv. loaded it with dryer sheets and cedar moth balls...fingers crossed no critters.
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OMG, the mice seemed to be pretty interested in chewing on the Irish Spring soap. So much for that mouse repellant myth!

We do remove all food in chewable packages from the RV. Then we place packages of D-Con under the base cabinets or in the basement storage areas in places where our dogs cannot access. The mice eat it, then leave to go outside to drink water, croak and dry up.

IMHO, the squirrels have been worse rodents than the mice. (Of course we live on six acres of oak trees...) Squirrels have eaten my plastic coolers, propane hoses, electrical wiring and more. I actually keep D-Con packages on top of the batteries of my diesel truck so they don't eat my engine wiring (again). They are welcome to eat the D-Con. Bad squirrels!
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The soap and the electronic repellents are all a waste of money. Get snap traps and peanut butter for bait.
Don't know about soap, but the electronic repellents work for us as long as we have 120 volt service. Haven't had a mouse at all since we stored the trailer 4 months ago. We use 6 units plugged into outlets in living room, bathroom and bedroom with one plugged outside. We leave base cabinets open so the repellents cover space underneath. Didn't start using them until this year. Very happy.
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