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Old 05-07-2012, 11:19 PM   #1
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Surveyor SV 295 mouse problem solved

Just wanted to let everyone know about a problem with my trailer, that I found on the weekend.

We went to pick up the trailer from the inlaws place in the country, where it was stored for the winter.

We found several mouse droppings on the counter, in the drawers under the pantry across from the kitchen slide. So as I undergo a little more investigation, I remove the plywood under the seat cushion on the dinette. Where the hole is that the water lines go from the water tank fill and overflow there is a 4"x6" hole cut that you can see the top of the tank. When you stand back a bit you can actually see daylight at the right angle.

So, I siliconed between the tank to the floor of the trailer, so nothing can get in there, as well as add a piece of wood to cover the cutout that has a couple of holes in it to allow for the piping to run through it.

Just want others to not have any issues,and I am very glad that Mickey and Minnie didnt decide to make the trailer a summer home.

Take care everyone!!!!!!
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Old 05-08-2012, 12:42 AM   #2
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Thanks for the heads up. Can I ask how you know Mickey's family is gone?
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Old 05-08-2012, 07:01 AM   #3
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Can I ask how you know Mickey's family is gone?
Terier, you beat me to that question.

A couple of mouse traps might still be needed.
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Old 05-08-2012, 09:48 AM   #4
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We were storing it at the mother in laws place since last Oct, and there was no mouse droppings until about 3 Weeks ago. The in laws were checking it every week or so. On sat we only found about 10 turds, so I figure that they were not hanging out very long. We slept in it on Saturday night and not a sound was heard.


I figure if they are still hanging around in there, we would have heard scratching or noises as well as more dropppings inside.

Don't you dare tell my wife that they may still be in there......lol

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Thanks for the heads up, gonna check that spot out on ours!
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stop by a store that sells FRESH CAB and pickup 2 packages Put on e in the front and one at the back and leave them there.
Its not a pretty site when the mrs's starts screaming because a mouse or 2 ran across her hair in the middle of the night. Even worse when she finds a trap used to attract mice...
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stop by a store that sells FRESH CAB and pickup 2 packages Put on e in the front and one at the back and leave them there.
Its not a pretty site when the mrs's starts screaming because a mouse or 2 ran across her hair in the middle of the night. Even worse when she finds a trap used to attract mice...

The only cabs I have ever been in have been quite ripe...no fresh cabs around here!!!!
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We used fresh cab too. Put down some sticky traps for extra insurance but they weren't needed. The fresh can did the trick for the past 2 winters. Plus it makes everything smell nice.
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