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Moving into a Smelly home

Rezo Pakhi
2 months ago

Hi! We’re moving into a home that was lived in for some time. The previous owners had pets. We had the whole house cleaned by cleaners and the carpets shampooed and steamed by a professional. When entering the house, there’s a slight smell. Previously I thought it was just the smell of the family. But the cleaners have suggested that it’s the smell of pet urine / pets. Other carpet people have said that pet urine penetrates into the carpet pad and even into the floors below so there’s no real way to clean that deep.

Anyways, knowing all this, I feel like the smell is bothering me a lot more now! Is there anything I can do to “mask” the smell. Installing new carpets is not in the budget right now.

Any advice would be appreciated! TIA!

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