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Trap them. You can buy this or make your own using PVC and some PVC caps. It really works. I keep one "set" in my garage all the time. When I first used it I think I got 5. Now only one once in a while. The mice will be afraid of you!

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Years ago I read on one of these forums about putting aluminum foil under and up a bit around the tires since that is the only entry point if not hooked up. I made a slight change since I thought putting foil under duals to be hard to do.

I took aluminum flashing cut it to allow a few inches all around the tire when parked on it and waxed it with car wax. It makes it too slick for them to climb up the tires. If not parked on cement put it on boards. Five years now and no mice.


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Our trailer stays on our 6 acres at the lake, we have tried D-Con, peppermint oil, irish spring soap, nothing works for us. Last year we had pretty good luck sealing up as many holes as we could find with steel wool, a lot better than years past but we still had a few visitors. We were up over the weekend and they had already started in on our boat, spent all day Saturday cleaning it out. Good luck!


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I put poison rat poison in feeders that won't let anything in but rats and mice. I put them right by the tires. After a lot of years I've never had a mouse. However I've also been told that owner of the rental storage units sprays something around the buildings that deters the mice. That I'm not sure about. When you buy poison make sure it in balms the rodents.


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Although I never tried this, I've read that some folks obtain dried urine (I think it's fox) and use it to deter mice. The mice sense that there's a predator around (Hmm, maybe cat pee would work similarly). Don't know where you'd obtain it, though.


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I agree with all of the ideas and do them all, it is a war. My rig is out in a pasture field and I intend to kill'em all.

The only additional level of protection that I added was MouseFree. I put that on the undercarriage and wheels of the camper. Expensive, but so is wiring replacement and complaints from the wife.

Kill as many outside first. but, be worried about some cats, they are weak. A mean old nasty farm cat or even better, a bobcat, will do the trick.

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mr. ed wrote:

Although I never tried this, I've read that some folks obtain dried urine (I think it's fox) and use it to deter mice. The mice sense that there's a predator around (Hmm, maybe cat pee would work similarly). Don't know where you'd obtain it, though.


Predatorpee.com has it. I also use some of their other products to discourage other pests.

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georgelesley wrote:

mr. ed wrote:

Although I never tried this, I've read that some folks obtain dried urine (I think it's fox) and use it to deter mice. The mice sense that there's a predator around (Hmm, maybe cat pee would work similarly). Don't know where you'd obtain it, though.


Preadatorpee.com has it. I also use some of their other products to discourage other pests.


Preadatorpee.com didn't work for me. Spelling????


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tenbear wrote:

georgelesley wrote:

mr. ed wrote:

Although I never tried this, I've read that some folks obtain dried urine (I think it's fox) and use it to deter mice. The mice sense that there's a predator around (Hmm, maybe cat pee would work similarly). Don't know where you'd obtain it, though.


Preadatorpee.com has it. I also use some of their other products to discourage other pests.


Preadatorpee.com didn't work for me. Spelling????


Predatorpee.com. My bad sorry, thx for pointing it out. Have not had my morning coffee yet.

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tenbear wrote:

georgelesley wrote:

mr. ed wrote:

Although I never tried this, I've read that some folks obtain dried urine (I think it's fox) and use it to deter mice. The mice sense that there's a predator around (Hmm, maybe cat pee would work similarly). Don't know where you'd obtain it, though.


Preadatorpee.com has it. I also use some of their other products to discourage other pests.


Preadatorpee.com didn't work for me. Spelling????


Now it works?????????? Predatorpee.

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