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    Mice are often attracted to vehicles when searching for food. Many people eat in their vehicles, dropping food scraps underneath the seats and storing snacks in the vehicle. Many vehicle owners will not even notice that food has been left behind, but mice will. Mice will also leave droppings in your...

    How to Repel Mice From Your Car

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    • Liga Balodis

      Discourage mice from infiltrating your home, you may want to give peppermint oil a try. Mice are naturally repelled by the scent of peppermint oil -- it simply isn't a scent that appeals to their strong sense of smell. Peppermint oil is easy to administer using cheap and widely available cotton balls. It's important to select a high-quality and pure grade of peppermint oil for best results.

    • Tammie Moberg

      How to Repel Mice From Your Car; I have had this problem twice now and hope this works!

    • Avalon Organics

      Repel mice with peppermint oil. (It's not poisonous to mice, just a repellent.

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      How to Get Rid of Mice With Cotton Balls & Vinegar | eHow

    • Brandi Nabors

      Do Cotton Balls With Peppermint Oil Repel Mice? Why, yes!

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