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Help - funny smell !

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potentialJP Wed 08-Jul-09 11:13:26

I have just cleaned out a room and inspite of scrubbing and polishing, it still has a greasy teenage bedroomy smell.

It is part of an annexe which was finished just a year ago and the smell may be related to new plaster/paint but I would have thought it would be gone after a year.

The floor is half lino and half carpet.

Can anyone give me any tips?

McDreamy Wed 08-Jul-09 11:16:47

Open the windows every day?

potentialJP Wed 08-Jul-09 18:40:25

They have been open since Sunday and it still smells shock....am going to get the carpet cleaned as a first bash.

GentleOtter Wed 08-Jul-09 18:52:27

Lino can sometimes have a funny smell. Try an ioniser in the room or a plug in smell thingoid. Ambi-Pur are quite nice.

crankytwanky Wed 08-Jul-09 20:37:58

I read somewhere that unidentified plasticy/burning/fishy smells are caused by the light fitting singing.

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