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Old 02-02-2016, 10:32 AM   #1
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Well for the second time in 3 winters I have evidence of mice in my TT.

I went to the storage unit this morning and found mouse turds in the toilet but no mouse. I left the lid up the last time I was there so he must have jumped into the bowl from the tub and managed to get out eventually (or I have a toilet trained mouse on my hands).

I also found gnawing damage to a cutting board but that seems to be the extent of the damage. I'm off to HD to buy glue traps and anti-freeze to put in the toilet.

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Old 02-02-2016, 06:05 PM   #2
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I take cotton balls and put peppermint oil on them and put all that on a little bit of tinfoil and spread it all throughout the camper as well as bounce dryer sheets. No sign of mice so far and for my first two years, I lived in the woods where there were lots of critters

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Old 02-02-2016, 06:42 PM   #3
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I've never had a problem with them at all, but our rig stays occupied a LOT. However, first I've heard of it, but another one of my brother in laws rigs had the mice chew through his Pex tubing. That's the first I've heard of that one.
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Old 02-05-2016, 10:50 AM   #4
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we but a few bars of Irish Spring soap in the camper when we winterized it no mice as of today
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Old 04-02-2016, 09:30 PM   #5
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Hi RP53,

I put bay leaves and fleecy sheets in bottom cupboards and on the floor and it works for me.

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Old 04-02-2016, 10:47 PM   #6
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I travel with 3 cats, never had a mouse problem. Guess they don't want death by cat!
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Old 04-02-2016, 10:51 PM   #7
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Irish spring and bounce dryer sheets. Cut the soap up in 1/4s and put in cubby holes, and the sink and tub. Never no mice.
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Old 04-03-2016, 07:00 AM   #8
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I buy the biggest box of Snuggle fabric softener sheets I can find (150-200 sheets) and put them everywhere in the RV. Haven't had a mice issue since I started with the Snuggle sheets many years ago. When opening the RV in the spring I just gather up the softener sheets and take them home and use in my dryer.
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Old 04-03-2016, 08:03 AM   #9
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This is just part of a long story... Our 5th got mice while sitting at the dealer's lot. Lil buggers chewed the Irish Spring we leave out. To be fair we've had the same bars for a couple of years. Maybe it looses its "oomph" over time.

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Old 04-03-2016, 08:54 AM   #10
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This is my first year with a camper and I was worried about this as well. I haven't even used it yet as I bought it late October and winterized it shortly after. What I did was dryer sheets throughout the camper. In cabinets, under beds.....everywhere. Then I put moth balls around the perimeter of the exterior. I often go in and check on it and no evidence at all.

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