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Old 12-15-2015, 07:21 PM   #1
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Got mice :(

Waaaaaahhhhhhh
Put my camper away in an outdoor storage yard, cleaned it real good, winterized, and thought I buttoned it up good enough but I still got mice Saw the evidence in the front storage and inside the camper as well. Hubby and I put more steel wool in any hole we could find inside and set 4 traps inside to catch any in there. Now what? I am so upset. Anyone have any idea how they get in?
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Old 12-15-2015, 08:15 PM   #2
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They can get in an opening as small as a 1/4 inch.
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Old 12-15-2015, 08:42 PM   #3
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I always have sticky traps in the RV. Keep checking them. Dead mice stink. Keep your silverware, dishtowels, etc. in upper cupboards when not in use. Wipe lower surfaces and drawers with Clorox type wipes when you return.
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Old 12-15-2015, 09:07 PM   #4
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Got mice too. They seem to be on the counter but not on the floor. I see their droppings on the sink covers. I set glue traps out but they are not taking the bait. I'm going old school and gonna snap their necks. Sorry. I hate the destructive little buggers.
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I had some rolls of paper towels in there along with dish towels and they ate a hole in the towel and shredded the paper towels. Didnt think those would create an issue in there. Removed anything they can use for nesting other than my foam eggcrate for the mattress.
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Old 12-15-2015, 10:44 PM   #6
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We often get rats in our attic in the winter and sometimes mice in the garage. Our trailer is parked on the side of our house and I'm horrified thinking the mice or rats might get in there too. Thank you for sharing tips on keeping them out!!
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I also keep a piece of pipe under the RV with poison in it. Bait outside, traps inside.
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We are currently experiencing Norwegian Roof Rat issues in our garage - but the bait content has changed and isn't near as effective; info about d-Con per Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D-CON. History: "In June 2014, Reckitt Benckiser and the EPA came to an agreement to end legal action. RB agreed to stop manufacturing twelve products with loose pellets or powder by the end of 2014, with distribution to retailers ending no later than March 31, 2015. Retailers could continue to sell existing stock indefinitely. Eight of the twelve products contained second-generation anticoagulants (brodifacoum or difethialone), which the company agreed not to use in its replacement products." Ingredients: "Prior to 2015, d-CON primarily used two active ingredients in the bait products. In the rat bait pellets, mouse bait pellets, place packs, and wedge baits, the active ingredient was brodifacoum, typically at 0.005% concentration. In contrast, earlier d-CON products that used warfarin had 0.5% concentration. In the refillable and disposable bait stations, the active ingredient was (and still is) diphacinone. The use of brodifacoum was discontinued at the end of 2014 following an agreement with the EPA, and was replaced with less potent first-generation vitamin K anticoagulants such as diphacinone."
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I have found that your best Bert although more costly, call a professional.
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We had mice in the attic. Put out some poison 13 years ago, have not seen evidence of one in all that time.
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