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    Re: "Heavy" odor in one room

    It sounds like we're chasing the same thing (do you have a window involved?). I definitely think it is originating here, at least coming into the room, at the window. Please update if you figure...
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    Re: "Heavy" odor in one room

    Did you do anything to correct this? What is a tared backer board, please? Thanks in advance!
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    New Information!!! Paint odor ??

    Thanks for the posts -- after thinking more about what I was reading on this post (thank you!!)..... today, a hot, sunny day, I really searched for the smell and discovered the one original...
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    Re: New Product For Hanging Pictures

    Great idea - thanks for the info!
  5. Thread: fruit flies

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    Re: fruit flies

    Agree with all of the above. I found sanitizing and scrubbing out the black rubber part of the sink drain (use a good brush and scrub upwards - watch out for flying gunk!) made a huge difference and...
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    Re: smelly dresser

    On a nice sunny day, take it outside and use a good bleach solution to wipe it out thoroughly (wood should be damp but not wet). Then, with drawers out and everything as open as possible, sit it out...
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    Re: "Heavy" odor in one room

    Thank you for your insight... I did rip out the flooring in the small bath/pantry (a very long job - the total layers equal about one inch thick!!)) but I haven't done the large room because of the...
  8. Re: Buried treasure: Find anything interesting during your last move or demo?

    When digging in our yard for a garden and then later to plant a tree, I found a few arrow head looking stones and lots and lots of bricks (had to quit digging or there'd be no grass left - lol!) I...
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    That's a neat idea -- I think I'll steal it!:D
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    Foam insulation for "hot spot"??

    My old house has those black plastic covered flexible "pipes" to take the central air from the units in the cellar to the converted upstairs bedrooms. They wind around between the original...
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    "Heavy" odor in one room

    I am trying to identify and get rid of a horrible smell in our 1889 home. ONLY on warm, sunny afternoons (not morning or evenings), ONLY in the dining room/attached bath (that originally was the...
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