Musty Cellar

How do I control musty odor in and old cellar?

David from Stillwater, NY

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July 20, 20071 found this helpful
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Place BBQ charcoals around the room, they pull the smell out, Them use Oil Of Mint, on cotton balls to give it a nice mintie smell

Editor's Note: To clarify, use plain barbecue charcoal, NOT the easy light kind with the lighter fluid in them.

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July 26, 20071 found this helpful
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You need a dehumidifier to take the moisture out of the air. After a few days you will be amazed at the difference.

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July 26, 20070 found this helpful
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If you have a cellar door make sure the screen is in & also have a screen made for any small cellar windows. Between the cellar door screen & the window screen you should receive some type of cross breeze thereby eliminating the musty smell. Plus a dehumidifier absolutely also helps. Good luck.

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