Updated: Feb 26
DOES SOAP KEEP MICE AWAY?
Many people believe that the smell of some soaps can keep mice from entering your house or RV. There is no evidence that any of this is true, I wouldn't waste your time on trying to see if this is an effective solution to getting rid of mice in your RV or Home.
PEPPERMINT OIL TO KEEP MICE AWAY
Using peppermint oil to repel mice is our opinion doesn't work well, Ive actually has a mouse poop on a peppermint oil pack I purchased at Home Depot and placed in my RV, so to me that showed that it really doesn't work. Most people use cotton balls that have been dipped in 100% peppermint oil. They then place these cotton balls around their home. this may provide a temporary fix, it isn’t a permanent solution. The best way to get rid of mice is to Trap them. One of the best most efficient mouse traps is A rolling log mouse trap.
DO DRYER SHEETS KEEP MICE AWAY?
Don't expect scented dryer sheets to work any pest-control miracles. Dryer sheets don’t deter mice.
DOES BRIGHT LIGHT DETER MICE?
As for the lights inside your house, it is not an effective mice deterrent. This is because they can easily look for dark areas to hide inside houses until such time as all lights are turned off. While the lights are on, they can hide inside walls, crawl spaces, attics, and ceilings. They would just lie in wait until they feel it is safe to go out.
Lights that are set up around the perimeter of a house are an effective deterrent though. They are prevented from crossing the lighted perimeter and from trying to enter into the premises. Mice would rather go look elsewhere for food in a dark area.
ULTRA SONIC MICE REPELLERS WORK?
Ultrasonic pest repellers emit high-frequency sounds that manufacturers claim reduce household pest infestation, but laboratory tests have shown that the majority of such devices do not work. Don't waste your time or money on these gimmicks.