This common bar soap is a cost-effective repellent to mice, who can't stand the strong smell. Cut up the bars and place them throughout your trailer. Especially target storage spaces or spots with lots of wiring.
Another common household item that works is a scented dryer sheet.
Other pesky insect invaders include wasps and mud daubers. These insects are attracted to the scent of the additive in propane. To help prevent them from making your RV their winter home, cut up dog flea collars and place them around propane lines.
While your propane should already be shut off as part of the winterizing process, this is extra defense against the winged invaders.
That is, if your RV has solar power. Even a small 15V panel should do the trick if your RV isn't covered. The light current going to your battery will keep it from freezing.
If you don't have a solar panel or will be covering your RV, it's best to remove your battery during winter storage.
Ants love to climb up your auxiliary power cord and all over your cables. Put an end to the issue by carefully wrapping Gorilla Tape around primary cables with the sticky side facing out. You'll be amazed at how many ants will be caught! This is also very helpful when RVing during the summer months.
With these simple hacks, you can store your RV for the winter without extra worry. Be sure to always follow your manufacturer's directions for winterizing your RV and ask a professional for help if need be.
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