Nov 19, 2012 · Better-smelling alternatives to moth balls that I have heard of boaters using include Irish Spring bar soap and Fresh Cab (earth-kind.com), the latter an all-natural rodent repellent popular with farmers to keep rats and mice out of their tractor cabs. But until I find a nest built of shredded Bounce, I'll keep using dryer sheets to keep my ... Nov 05, 2008 · I hate the smell of dryer sheets, they even feel gross to touch so I’d never use them. To me, adding fragrances to a home doesn’t “freshen the air” it just adds a cloying smell. I’m allergic to a lot of fragrances so that might be why I don’t like fabric softener smells like Bounce... it would definitely repel me! Stop static, reduce wrinkles, and enjoy fresh, soft laundry with Bounce. Check out our Dryer Sheets! Dec 31, 2019 · Can Bounce Dryer Sheets Keep Mice Away? Research has shown that Bounce dryer sheets are the best ones to use that have an effect on mice. It is true, they hate the smell of them. However, dryer sheets will lose their scent, thereby, needing to be replaced at least every week or so to keep a strong enough aroma in your RV to repel a mouse. Bounce dryer sheets emit a smell that rats and other rodents find very unpleasant. If you have a rat problem in or around your house, use Bounce dryer sheets to keep them away. This is a humane alternative to traps or poison, both of which will kill the rats. Bounce dryer sheets will cause no permanent harm to rats, but will repel them.