Mouse-Repellent: Homemade solution to keep mice away permanently

Discover a simple and effective recipe to keep mice away permanently with this easy-to-follow guide.


  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 10 drops of peppermint essential oil
  • 1 spray bottle


  1. Pour the white vinegar into the spray bottle.
  2. Add 10 drops of peppermint essential oil to the bottle.
  3. Close the bottle tightly and shake it to mix the ingredients.
  4. Note: Peppermint oil is a natural deterrent to mice due to its strong scent.

Instructions for use:

  1. Identify areas where mice are likely to enter or frequent, such as gaps in walls, corners, or dark spaces.
  2. Before using the repellent, give these areas a good clean to remove any leftover food or dirt that might attract mice.
  3. Spray the mixture liberally on your chosen areas, making sure to cover all potential entry points.
  4. Repeat application daily or as needed until mice are no longer a problem.
  5. For continued prevention, spray the mixture once a week in areas prone to mouse activity.

Note:  Remember to keep the sprayer out of the reach of children and pets.

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