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Old 05-22-2016, 11:21 AM   #15
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Zero odor products worked well for me. zeroodor.com

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Old 05-22-2016, 11:37 AM   #16
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We had the experience of having our whole partially-finished basement get infested. I had installed fiberglass insulation between the studs and covered with poly sheeting stapled to the studs. The first winter, a number of mice got in through a gap in the framing. They started a number of families. I would estimate at least 30 or 40. The insulation was soaked with urine. I ended up stripping out the plastic and insulation, but of course the smell remained. I sprayed a bleach solution of 4 parts water to one part normal-strength bleach (5.25%), then dried it with fans. I then did it a second time about a week later. That did the job.

BTW, don't be tempted to use a stronger bleach solution, as stronger than 3 to 1 will break down the wood fibers. I found that out the hard way when I was removing mildew from wood siding.

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Thanks for the input

Away on business and just getting caught up.
Before I left, I sprayed a solution of vinegar, water and baking soda on the area. If still stinky when I get back, I have determined that the panel is screwed in and can be removed. I will simply replace and cover with some matching fiber. Keeping fingers crossed. May require cutting and splicing some pex but that is the easy part.
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All Seems Good

Looks like the homemade spray mixed worked. So far smells ok and put closet back together for next trip. Thanks to all.
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Old 05-24-2016, 11:32 PM   #19
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Odo-ban works when used as directed. Full-strength will leave the odor of the product for a while.

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