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Stinky Floor!!!


Thought that title might getcha............

Here's the deal. I've been doing some work at a friends house while he is away in Alaska. He asked me to be careful of the newly laid wood flooring as it has not yet been varnished or whatever. This wood floor goes into the hallway and a half bath.

Problemo............the kitchen area is no problem, but lil junior and maybe a few others have obviously lousy aim. I removed the seat and soaked it, (man was it disgusting), and scrubbed the whole toilet. Still, when you walked in, it was over-whelming. I got down and smelled the wood flooring and, yep, it has gotten in there as well.

I don't want to ruin the newly laid floor but I would like to see if I can get the stench out with some type of cleaning.

Any cleaning recommendations that will not stain or discolor the floor???

Maybe when he varnishes over it, it will just get trapped under there for good.

Bathrooms should only have vinyl or tile..........furiousfuriousfurious

Thanks for your attention to this most disconcerting problem. John

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Nasty! I wouldn't put too much effort into that 'cause the sealer should encapsulate the ah...contamination. Get yourself an air freshener until that's done and it should be fine. bleh

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Guess they can't blame the wife for that one.....LOL...or, can they?

How about some vinegar?........Watered down, but test a non visible area first.

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Vinegar..........interesting idea, and yea, I'll be testing it out first. I'll need to do the whole bathroom floor so if it's a little off it won't be too noticeable.

He may already be awarte of it and is just putting it off until he comes back. I'll find out when I talk to him next week.

Tanks!!!

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I have no idea if this will work but how about something like kitty litter or baking soda used like oil dry to soak up the smell?

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Good though...That carpet deodorizer powder may work too........Then...it would smell like pissy pine.....LOL

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I think I will try the baking soda idea. It's dry AND cheap and I've got time to let it sit.

Results to follow..................

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A great deodorizor that I've used in "sour" vehicles in the past is embalming fluid. I have no idea why it works but it does. It was suggested and supplied by an undertaker friend of mine.

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Dude............that is like the way sickest thing I ever heeered of.

Where do I get it??????confused

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I guess it probably does seem a bit gory aww but it did work. The guy who suggested it was an undertaker/mortician and he just gave me some in a bottle. Hell, there are bread companies that use it as a preservative! Tell me that's not worse...heh,heh. ashamed

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The delegate from Texas says - - idea- "KEEP A HIGH SPEED FAN BLOWING ON IT 24/7 - - @ HIGH RPMS" and of course use the many great suggestions above - - biggrin

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the floor is not finished, just let the sanders do their work they need to sand anything you put on the raw wood before they apply the stain and top coats. I do this for a living, just let them know what has happened

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Come On wrote:

A great deodorizor that I've used in "sour" vehicles in the past is embalming fluid. I have no idea why it works but it does. It was suggested and supplied by an undertaker friend of mine.



Does he like curds and french fries also - - - biggrinbiggrinbiggrinbiggrinbiggrin  J/K

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aww That was actually a damn good hijack. Well placed, on point, funny...I'll give ya an 8.5 for it. Good one. biggrin

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