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Old 06-03-2012, 02:38 PM   #1
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Will sealing a cement floor help to eliminate bad basement odor?

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The odor is far more likly to be caused from nold.
Scrub the walls down with a mildicide.
Run a dehumidifyer, make sure you have working gutters, slope the grade away from the foundation, no mulch piled up againt the foundation.

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Will sealing a cement floor help to eliminate bad basement odor?



NO,you need to find the source of the odor and eliminate it.
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