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dfarbo

07:12AM | 06/14/03
Member Since: 06/13/03
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We painted a room with the brown Ralph Lauren River Rock paint last year and get a very bad smell from the walls every time it gets humid. Any ideas why and any ideas on how to get rid of it?

MrPaint

09:21AM | 06/14/03
Member Since: 02/03/03
196 lifetime posts
Hi.........did the paint smell bad when you applied it?

If it didn't - I doubt it is the paint. If paint doesn't smell off when it is applied - once it is dry there is nothing left to smell bad - all of the liquids evaporate.

If you have an old house - it may just smell when it is damp. Our house is 160 yrs - it has all kinds of funky odors when it is damp.

You might want to check that you don't have any water leaks from roof or pipes near there. Also check the carpet

Mr. Paint

retisin

03:13PM | 06/14/03
Member Since: 05/19/03
457 lifetime posts
Doubts its the paint,good way to tell is get a board apply some to it let it sit for few day's,upstairs someplace dry,if it smells moldy or funny other than a paint smell.I have only gotten one batch of bad paint ever.So the likely hood of this happening is extermely rare.
Where at in the house is the room or what room is it?
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