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Offline ozfernandes

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Stopping Mice from getting in
« on: June 02, 2019, 10:31 AM »
So we have a 73 brave that we gutted and are remodeling. I thought that I plugged up every hole with steel wool and expanding foam but they are finding their way in somewhere! They already are tearing up new carpet that was laid around the driver and passenger seat area. Any ideas on where else they could be getting in? I'm guessing somewhere up front? I've set up traps and bait and have caught a few but want to avoid them from getting in.

Offline LJ-TJ

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Re: Stopping Mice from getting in
« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2019, 03:48 PM »

Offline ozfernandes

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Re: Stopping Mice from getting in
« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2019, 05:14 PM »
Great!

Offline tmsnyder

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Re: Stopping Mice from getting in
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2019, 07:06 AM »
And once they get in, trap them.   


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Re: Stopping Mice from getting in
« Reply #4 on: July 27, 2020, 06:26 PM »
To stop them from getting in would require nothing short of making it completely air tight, and they would still find a way to chew their way in.
Here's a post addressing ways to deter them, which is the best you can really do.


https://www.classicwinnebagos.com/forum/index.php?topic=63.msg63#msg63


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Offline Froggy1936

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Re: Stopping Mice from getting in
« Reply #5 on: July 27, 2020, 06:56 PM »
Tractor Supply has the box of small bags , That repel the critters I purchased
 some last fall and put out two of them in Dec No mice sign in May ? Frank   I think they were $20.00!

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