Mighty Mint 16oz Peppermint Oil Rodent Repellent Spray

By Craig Basset, Expert Reviewer for Repellent Guide

published: Aug 19, 2023 | updated: Aug 25, 2023

Having struggled with pesky rodents, I recently decided to give the Mighty Mint Rodent Repellent Spray a shot, especially after reading about its natural, plant-based ingredients. The primary appeal for me was the potent peppermint oil which has a reputation for warding off rodents.

Upon using, the first thing I noticed was the pleasant aroma. The scent was refreshing and permeated the entire house, making it smell invigorating for a day. However, a downside was that the smell, although great, didn't last very long – perhaps up to 48 hours at most. It did feel like the mice were discouraged initially, but they soon made a return. Interestingly, it seemed they had developed a sort of bravado against the peppermint scent, mocking my efforts.

The product's efficacy was noticeable in some areas more than others. After spraying it on my front porch where I'd spotted mouse droppings, the mice vacated that spot. However, much to my dismay, they simply moved to another location. It seems like a game of "whack-a-mole" where I'm continually on the hunt to deter these creatures.

From an economical standpoint, one bottle doesn’t last long. If you’re planning on using it extensively, it might not be the most cost-effective solution. Nevertheless, I don’t regret purchasing it, especially as it added a fragrant touch to my living space.

I've since implemented a strategy, alternating Mighty Mint with other products, to ensure the rodents don't become too familiar with a single scent. Additionally, spraying it like a border further from my garden has worked wonders in deterring these unwanted guests. The company also offers a gallon bottle with a sprayer which might be a better investment for those with larger spaces or more persistent rodent issues.

In conclusion, while the Mighty Mint Rodent Repellent Spray might not be the ultimate solution to rodent problems, it certainly has its merits. Its natural composition and pleasant scent make it an attractive option for those seeking a safer alternative to traditional repellents. Just be prepared to reapply frequently and perhaps use it in conjunction with other measures.

Ease of use: 9
Value for money: 8
Performance: 8
Score: 8.3
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