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bevischief 03-17-2013 10:06 AM

beano.

Bugeater 03-17-2013 10:06 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by prhom (Post 9508213)
I'm hoping that once they clear all their stuff out it won't be too bad. I'm sure a lot of the smell is held in their furniture and other soft things. I don't think they smoked in their the entire 2.5 yrs either. The last time I was in the house before discovering the smoke was about a year ago and I didnt notice anything then.

I'm guessing with a good cleaning and a coat of paint it will be fine. The Kilz is only necessary in extreme cases, like when you can see white where the pictures were on the wall and it's Harvest Gold all around it.

HoneyBadger 03-17-2013 10:07 AM

At the end of the day, most people have two arms.

Munson 03-17-2013 10:09 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Omaha (Post 9508183)
I'd burn it down & start over.

This was my first thought. ROFL

TribalElder 03-17-2013 10:11 AM

Show up before you show to renters

Spray a bunch of this shit
http://i259.photobucket.com/albums/h...9/DSC_0152.jpg

Have them sign the lease

Profit

bevischief 03-17-2013 10:12 AM

Burn a aids tree and anti-freeze.

Pasta Giant Meatball 03-17-2013 10:17 AM

Hire a midget cleaning crew

Easy 6 03-17-2013 10:24 AM

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Originally Posted by Lumpy (Post 9508201)
Along with everything else that was suggested, hire a company to do a thorough cleaning of your air ducts. Once they're done, spritz a new filter with a pleasant scent and install it.

Now theres some good advice, don't forget about the air ducts and air filter.

TribalElder 03-17-2013 10:28 AM

The ceiling should be golden brown

OrtonsPiercedTaint 03-17-2013 10:31 AM

It's denver...

TambaBerry 03-17-2013 10:34 AM

Was the not smoking in the lease? If so I would charge them for the cleaning.

OrtonsPiercedTaint 03-17-2013 10:34 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by OrtonsPiercedTaint (Post 9508279)
It's denver...

...paint a faux fireplace on the wall.

rockymtnchief 03-17-2013 10:48 AM

Throw away or wash the curtains, if there are any.

notorious 03-17-2013 10:51 AM

Rent some Ozone machines, close the doors and windows, and let them run for as long as it takes.

prhom 03-17-2013 10:52 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by tambaberry (Post 9508283)
Was the not smoking in the lease? If so I would charge them for the cleaning.

I'm keeping the security deposit because they are breaking the lease so I have some money available for it, but I'm not going to get much more out of them. Nearly had to evict them, and getting any judgement against them would cost about as much as I'd get and be a huge pain in the ass.


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