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Mice tend not to like the smell of peppermint. You can even get rodent-repellent sachets that are essentially potpourri made with peppermint and other scents they don't like.


There's a guy on Youtube who tests different mouse repellents. When he tested peppermint oil, the mouse stayed as far from the scent as possible, in spite of the sunflower seeds sprinkled everywhere.
 
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Ellendra Nauriel wrote:Mice tend not to like the smell of peppermint. You can even get rodent-repellent sachets that are essentially potpourri made with peppermint and other scents they don't like.


There's a guy on Youtube who tests different mouse repellents. When he tested peppermint oil, the mouse stayed as far from the scent as possible, in spite of the sunflower seeds sprinkled everywhere.



I put some of those little sachets under the seat of my motorcycle to keep mice out.  They ate holes in them and made a delicious smelling nest from them
 
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Trace Oswald wrote:

Ellendra Nauriel wrote:Mice tend not to like the smell of peppermint. You can even get rodent-repellent sachets that are essentially potpourri made with peppermint and other scents they don't like.


There's a guy on Youtube who tests different mouse repellents. When he tested peppermint oil, the mouse stayed as far from the scent as possible, in spite of the sunflower seeds sprinkled everywhere.



I put some of those little sachets under the seat of my motorcycle to keep mice out.  They ate holes in them and made a delicious smelling nest from them




Good to know! Do you remember the brand? I'm guessing some work better than others.
 
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Perhaps peppermint plants grown around the perimeter of the house?

And, for motorcycles, grow a big peppermint patch and park the motorcycle there?
 
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Ellendra Nauriel wrote:

Trace Oswald wrote:

Ellendra Nauriel wrote:Mice tend not to like the smell of peppermint. You can even get rodent-repellent sachets that are essentially potpourri made with peppermint and other scents they don't like.


There's a guy on Youtube who tests different mouse repellents. When he tested peppermint oil, the mouse stayed as far from the scent as possible, in spite of the sunflower seeds sprinkled everywhere.



I put some of those little sachets under the seat of my motorcycle to keep mice out.  They ate holes in them and made a delicious smelling nest from them




Good to know! Do you remember the brand? I'm guessing some work better than others.



I can't remember now.  It was a few years ago and I ordered them online somewhere.
 
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