I’ve got to get extreme about cleaning this outdated house.
I moved into this rental a few months ago because my lease was up on my outdated apartment and I struggled to find something of the same quality.
The first time I checked this location out, I kept noticing that it smelled care about someone had been burning incense in here just hours before I arrived. That must have been the case. When I got the keys and drove over here alone to start cleaning, it smelled horrible inside. It smelled care about a mix of sewer gas and mold. Thankfully the sewer gas smells were easy to unfasten. Every sink here has an air admittance valve underneath because of a lack of rooftop air vents for the plumbing system. These air admittance valves break over prolonged years of use, so simply replacing them is usually all you have to do to get back to normal again. Sadly, the mildew smell wasn’t as easy to address. At first, I couldn’t find any mold outside of the bathroom shower. After I cleaned and sanitized the stone grout, I kept noticing the same smell throughout the house. I went on the hunt for water injure however found none in the most usual sites, care about underneath sinks or near the water heating system and a/c unit. However, I decided to look at the ductwork after finding no mold on the air conditioner itself. Disgustingly, I found mold growing in the metal ductwork behind numerous of the ceiling vents throughout the house. After the third contaminated vent, I dropped my tools and called an Heating and Air Conditioning cleaning company. I hope that getting the ductwork professionally cleaned will unfasten the nasty smells from this outdated house.