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Old 12-04-2019, 03:20 PM   #1
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Mouse in the house...

Really this should be called keeping mice out....
1) dryer sheets DONT work... they used the sheets as tp in my buddies Jayco
2) Mice dont like lights.. they like dark places soooooo
I bought a couple of solar flood lights from Amazon (of course) and placed them under the trailer with the solar cells outside. So far no mice... the spot I am boondocking in (SoCal) I was overrun with mice last year. I dont use traps or poison because my pup might get into it...
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Old 12-04-2019, 05:19 PM   #2
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You must have some really mean mice or really weak dryer sheets. Our 5th wheel is plastered with Bounce dryer sheets and we've never had a problem, yet 30' away is my shed where I've got 6 mice in the last 2 months, 2 were tonite. The only place there are dryer sheets in the shed is a couple of snow machines. Never had a mouse in them but they try every other place in there. I use the old fashioned snap traps and put a dab of silicon on the bait pan and stick a peanut or a kernel of corn on it. Bait lasts for MANY mice this way! Lol! I set the traps right by the door inside so they really dont go far in the shed.
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Old 12-04-2019, 07:24 PM   #3
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Old 12-05-2019, 01:54 PM   #4
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We store on the edge a wooded area with a creek so we always have mice around. I wanted a way to put out mouse bait without harming local dogs and cats. I saw a bait station online and copied it.
Get 1 1/2 or 2 inch pvc and cut into 8 inch lengths. Buy a T fitting and a cap for each mouse feeder. Assemble with glue into a T shape. Do not glue on the cap. Find a metal coat hanger and make a bait holder . Bend a little circle at the bottom to keep the bait from touching the bottom of the pipe. Drop a block or two onto the wire and push on the cap. Put a brick or something to keep it upright or zip tie to a RV leg or tire. Revisit to replenish the bait as needed.
I made 5 out of a 10 foot piece and have them in the garage also.
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Old 12-05-2019, 03:25 PM   #5
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First line of defense is to plug all holes no matter how small.
Dryer sheets DO NOT WORK !!
Set lots of traps. I have 10 standard mouse traps, 8 sticky traps and 2 plug in high frequency noise generators.
Bait used to work great until they banned the stuff up here. Rumor has it that the idiots making the rules are now planning on banning sticky traps up here too. SMH
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