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Good morning,

I'm running into an issue, my room smells like old supplies and smelly canvas. Anyone know how to get rid of this smell? I would appreciate any tips!


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Jose


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Good morning,

 

I'm running into an issue, my room smells like old supplies and smelly canvas. Anyone know how to get rid of this smell? I would appreciate any tips!

 

 

Thanks,

 

Jose

 

Why would you want to get rid of that heavenly smell??? I'd wear it as cologne if they could bottle it!

 

 

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Ventilation and air freshners..

 

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Why would you want to get rid of that heavenly smell??? I'd wear it as cologne if they could bottle it!

 

 

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Muahaha! I don't mind it but its starting get on my clothes in my close (which is inside the room) and I people don't like that smell :(


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I like that "old surplus store" smell. :D Does your war room have a window ?

 

 

 

 

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On the actual items? Or just in the room in general?

 

Thanks!

Hit everything with it - lots of it.



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I like that "old surplus store" smell. :D Does your war room have a window ?

 

 

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Haha I do too but not on my regular clothes! :)

I do have a window...I'm going to try to keep it open more, it's just that it's winer and the heater is on most of the time so I have kept the window closed.


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incense.. candles...

 

though I like my room to smell like that. :)

 

must be some serious musk to be penetrating a closet. or do you keep the items in the same closet?

I wouldn't do that.

 

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my room smells like old supplies and smelly canvas. Anyone know how to get rid of this smell? I would appreciate any tips!

 

Remove any elderly people. :P


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incense.. candles...

 

though I like my room to smell like that. :)

 

must be some serious musk to be penetrating a closet. or do you keep the items in the same closet?

I wouldn't do that.

 

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I like the smell too haha but not on my new clothes haha. Nope don't have any Militaria in the closet but now that I think about it I do keep two old Levi denim jackets in my closet...maybe thats it!


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I don't know if you use dehumidifiers where you live, but I have found that they are really helpful in taking out odors. If I have an item that smells, I can put it in the same room near the dehumidifier and it takes care of it.


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I also like the smell but I do use the plug ins. Now I really like the combination smell of the two. I find it oddly comforting?



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Putting some white vinegar in a small open bowl in the musty room does wonders. It will smell like vinegar for a time while the bowl is there, but once removed the smell disappears entirely and only leaves a fresh, clean smell.

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Try a big bowl of milk overnight. It works for paint odor.


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Putting some white vinegar in a small open bowl in the musty room does wonders. It will smell like vinegar for a time while the bowl is there, but once removed the smell disappears entirely and only leaves a fresh, clean smell.

does this really work?

 

or are you just noticing the vinegar smell being gone?

:lol:

 

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I'm laughing, In this hobby you have to love the smell. We know when we walk into that antigue mall or shop & the smell hits you, The hunt is on for it!



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I use coffe grinds and that seems to be working. I also open the window very often. The smell is still there by bot so strong!


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