Attic Smell in Home

We have a 30 year old home that has been completely repainted, the carpet removed, and one third of the floor covered in tile. Yet a persistent attic smell remains if the house is closed up for even a small period of time. There is exposed concrete in the living room, dining room and bedrooms, could this be the problem? Any ideas how to solve this issue?

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Nancy from Sun City, AZ

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November 21, 20080 found this helpful

Hmmm...by attic smell do you mean moldy mildew smell? Block walls are notorious for having a damp feel and smell to them. Water can collect inside the block walls. I know this happened to my family when I was growing up. We had a two story block house that was not "sealed:" and water seeped in when it rained heavily.

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