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Old 10-17-2016, 01:48 PM   #11
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All good information. Thank you !
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Old 10-17-2016, 01:50 PM   #12
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Mice do not like dryer sheets. We place dryer sheets throughout our tt and never have a problem with mice. The charcoal absorbs moisture but we've never used them here.
Tried dryer sheets once. The mice tore them up into tiny shreds and used them to make fresh smelling nests! Over time we have gotten most of their entry points closed up but here in the north country they are just a fact of life. We use mouse bait and traps.
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Old 10-17-2016, 02:05 PM   #13
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Agree, after a period of time dryer sheets lose their effectiveness and mice use them for nesting material. I use professional traps from ORKIN, the type they use commercially outside and inside of warehouses and businesses. Have found over many years to attract the mice outside the unit before they enter. Has to this point been 100% effective. This is just another method that is used. People usually do what have been effective for them. Oh yeah, I have nothing inside my unit and have never found any evidence of gritters inside.
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Old 10-17-2016, 02:09 PM   #14
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Dryer sheets, dampened also work great for removing bug splats, and baking soda in fridge...
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Old 10-17-2016, 02:10 PM   #15
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I've read where people, when winterizing, use charcoal and dryer sheets. Being a newbie and going to winterize our 22RR today, what is purpose of using charcoal and dryer sheets?
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I have an A Frame. I put dryer sheets and mothballs inside.
Outside, I put a tarp over it. Winters can sometimes bring enough snow to enclose the underneath.
Underneath I put mothballs to deter a winter camper setting up housekeeping.
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Old 10-17-2016, 02:30 PM   #16
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Tried them all but

I used Teatree oil on cotton swabs peppermint oil on cotton swabs Irishspring soap bar chunks and mothballs. After seeing mouse evidence the old Victor snap trap got it. I will try the dryer sheets
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Old 10-17-2016, 02:37 PM   #17
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We use Earthkind Botanical Rodent Repellent in the hatches and some of the cabinets in the trailer. The cabinets we put them in, are where pipes and wires traverse through the floor. Have used them for 4 years and no problems with rodents.
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Old 10-17-2016, 02:42 PM   #18
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Bounce and moth balls

We were told bounce dryer sheets and moth balls around the tires since that's how they get in......so far so good.
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Old 10-17-2016, 02:58 PM   #19
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Professional exterminators don't use dryer sheets or any of the other junk. That stuff only works if there are no mice to start with. Look at all the posts showing where mice used the dryer sheets to make nests. Exterminators use poison and traps..nothing else.
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Tried dryer sheets once. The mice tore them up into tiny shreds and used them to make fresh smelling nests! Over time we have gotten most of their entry points closed up but here in the north country they are just a fact of life. We use mouse bait and traps.
Were they Bounce sheets? Maybe they were the cheaper variety!!
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