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Old 07-07-2009, 02:18 PM   #1
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The smell originates from the closet. It is a constant smell that is distinctive to the room and amplifies when it rains.
Any ideas on what it may be?
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Old 07-08-2009, 04:46 AM   #2
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Is the closet on an outside wall or have a bath or kitchen behind it (pipes or other leaks)? Sounds like you may have a mold or mildew problem inside the walls.
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Is the closet on an outside wall or have a bath or kitchen behind it (pipes or other leaks)? Sounds like you may have a mold or mildew problem inside the walls.
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The sump pump is located in the closet (but is enclosed with a separate door). Thanks Mike for your help!
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So it's either the seal on the sump lid or time to get new shoes.
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So it's either the seal on the sump lid or time to get new shoes.
I sealed the crap out of the sump pump lid and I keep my shoes in the living room. Also, the smell intensifies after it rains.
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Roof leak? Poor roof to chimney flashings?

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