If you're like me, you hate the smell and oil that Off or other mosquito repellent leaves behind. Next time you're out camping, or just out and about, and the mosquitos decide to attack, break out the dryer sheets. Yep, the same dryer sheets you put in your dryer to leave your clothes smelling fresh. Dryer sheets work really well at getting rid of soap scum in your bathroom. Just sprinkle the sheet with water and scrub. If you have pot or pan with stuck on hard to scrub mess, just fill it with warm water and add a used dryer sheet. Let it soak over night and in the morning it will be easy to clean. The Internet is rife with testimonials extolling the olfactory power of fabric softener sheets to keep mice out of the house. Reality: "Some smells repel mice for a short period of time, like cigarette smoke and certain colognes," says Ron Harrison of Orkin Pest Control in Atlanta. "But mice are extremely curious. Jun 27, 2014 · Using dryer sheets is my favorite little secret to keeping the mosquito’s away. All you have to do is put one or two dryer sheets in your pocket and/or put some in your shoes. There is really no certain place you have to put them but I would try to keep them near your legs, since they tend to bite around there more often than not.