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Old 10-24-2020, 01:44 PM   #1
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Hy guys, Is it a good idea to leave the windows down a little when in storage?? thanks for any info. Jack.
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Old 10-24-2020, 02:01 PM   #2
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IMO, if you have any kind of mouse repellent in the vehicle, NO, leave them up.




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Old 10-24-2020, 02:52 PM   #3
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I used to close the windows and put the cover on, and use repellent inside my cars. But....the mice still got inside and under the hood. So, I tried leaving the windows down, hood and trunk open, and moth balls inside, no cover......no mice for the past 8 or so years. Maybe just lucky.....
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Old 10-24-2020, 08:19 PM   #4
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Jmo but I think it would matter on if the car where stored. The wife's ride is stored in heated garage and always so far been fine in the spring with windows up under a cover for dust with a desiccant bag thrown in for good measure. My older ride in unheated pole building with no heat ended up having mildew problem under cover with windows up. After removing cover and leaving windows down seems ok except for dust and dirt. If you have rodent problem windows will not stop them, only hungry cats will.
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Old 10-25-2020, 06:56 AM   #5
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The sonic devices work for me...2 small ones in each truck....windows up and no cover.
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A winter home for a mean nasty ferel cat in the barn
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Old 10-25-2020, 07:37 AM   #6
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“Fresh Cab” packets and closed windows do the trick in northern Maine. Don’t forget to put steel wool in tailpipe. If using moth balls, I restrict to engine bay.
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Old 10-25-2020, 10:56 AM   #7
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get walk the plank mouse trap last year over 200 mice. this year so far 10. they stop for a snack before entering the cars. don,t have any in the cars use peanunt butter for bait. where i live the mouse & squral population has increased 10 fold
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Old 10-25-2020, 11:47 AM   #8
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They tell me that mice like dark areas to nest. Glove boxes, tail pipes, under the hood, under seats, etc.---- probably is best to leave these areas open if you can or else really close them up tight.
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Old 10-26-2020, 12:59 PM   #9
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Thanks for the info. I'm going to use the repellent with windows up with full tank of high test and stabellizer .Jack
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