How to Keep Mice Out of Your Boat this Fall/Winter
If you own a boat, you probably try to do everything to take care of it so it is sure to stay in superb condition. Even with proper maintenance, there is still a chance those pesky pets can ruin everything for you!
Pests, like mice and rats can be a nuisance in your home, vehicles, and your boat. They can be hard to deal with since they can fit into even the smallest of spaces. They are not only a nuisance, but they can also cause severe damage to your boat. It can be a challenge to keep them away, but it is not impossible!
Keep Your Boat Clean
One of the number one things you can do to keep those pests out of your boat is to keep it clean. Clean up every possible location where there may have been a spilled drink or crumbs. Pay close attention to lingering odors as they can also attract pests.
One way to scare animals away is ultrasonic sound devices. They are usually found in gardens and backyards but they can also be used in boats. They let out ultrasonic sounds that only certain animals can hear. Be careful, if you have pets of your own there is a chance the sound may bother them.
Effective Pest Repellents
- Dryer Sheets
- Peppermint Soap
- Cayenne Pepper
- Apple Cider Vinegar
- Mint Leaves
Keep those mice out of your boat and don't let them ruin your fun! Stay on top of things and it will make keeping those pests away much easier!