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Does anyone know if this ammonia-like smell is toxic? Our daughter sleeps in that room!
Perhaps it's worth having the vents cleaned out just in case (this isn't cheap!)
sign me, stinkycondoinCA
[This message has been edited by arichardson (edited November 15, 2003).]
I have still not figured out our ghost odor.
Just looking for similarities that may help us out.
Has anyone heard of underground crevices that might give off such odors according to the movement of the tide in the SF bay?
(ok, this is just one of the suggestions I have heard but find so hard to believe)
Our Stink releases about every 2-7 days now. Usually in the evening (of course that is when I am home to smell it)
every time we create a movement of air at about 8:30 pm in the room it will go off if it has been about 5 days or so. Even the ceiling fan can get it to release.
What could be under this house? Of Course, the landlords have still not smelled it...so they don't want to deal with it.
Let me know what you think.
I would also ask the landlord if before you rented did any tenants before you have pets such as a dog or a cat. I would try cleaning the whole bathroom with white vinegar top to bottom a few times, this will help to get rid of the smell had an animal been there.
It is intermittent....It releases every 3-5 days. It's like a big cloud of dead fish smell that emits into our master bedroom.
We have cleaned extensively. over and over again.
The floor does not get damp. It does not smell like must or mold. we did have a mold inspection.....nothing turned up.
Plumbers out there: If there was a leak in the P-trap under the shower....could that take 2 days to dry out and get back flow from the drain????
Still trying to find the source of the Stink.
We did see a racoon in our garage 2 nights ago. Wondering if it's somehow crawling in the attic. We live in a 2-story house though. Attic is pretty high and roof is steep. Smell can only be detected in the master bathroom. If the animal was living somewhere outside under the house somehow (we don't have basements here), could the smell be that strong to come through the walls from outside. Our bathroom is really the only room that's right on the grassy part of the backyard.
Please let me know if you figure out what your smell is.