Mouse Urine Odor in Range and Oven?

I have a mouse infestation and they somehow got into my oven/range and now when I turn on the oven it smells like mouse urine. I am desperate to figure out how to get rid of them and the scent. We've been trapping and my cat is working overtime! Also, how the heck do I get rid of the scent?


By Linda C

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June 11, 20120 found this helpful
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I would try cleaning with straight vinegar.

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January 11, 20200 found this helpful

I had similar issue, I took stove apart (took pic. As what it originally looked like to make sure I put it back together). I replace the insolation for it was all torned full of my dogs food and mine fesis ( it smelled awful). I believe that's why I could not get the smell out. I washed with vinegar an alcohol. I am going to give it another wash before it goes back into the house. It's a process. Hope this helps

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June 12, 20121 found this helpful
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I had the same problem! This weekend I cleaned under the range with baking soda only. I also washed all the drip pans with baking soda. The smell is completely gone! Hope this helps!


Also, we have tried a lot of things to get rid of the mice without success, but I read on another website to try "cab fresh." We found it at Tractor Supply for $15. That was more than we wanted to spend, so I don't actually know how effective it is myself.

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November 11, 20170 found this helpful

We buy Eagle One rat poison it does kill them

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March 19, 20180 found this helpful

Did you mix the baking soda with water?

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August 13, 20180 found this helpful

Good and bad news; Cab Fresh worked for our mouse problem for a full year! (2016) It was worth every penny. The active ingredient is Balsam Fir Oil. I bought it at Ace Hardware for about the same amount of money. I followed the directions on it's use exactly. Bad news-last year (2017) I couldn't find it in any store and when I did find it and bought some, it didn't work as well.


Other peoples' comments were similar-it didn't work like before for them so I suspect something changed all though the representative from the company said they didn't do anything differently. Anyway, I think the Fresh Cab is worth a try. Hope it works for you.

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