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We burn wood for our heat.Our woodburner is in the basement,hooked into our furnace...it's not the fireplace insert kind.Last night we went out for about 5-6 hours,when we got home the house was filled with smoke.My husband ran down to check,and he said evidently before we left while he was adding wood to the furnace,and chunk of bark or something ended up on the floor and basically smoldered there the whole time we were gone.We opened up the house and he pulled the air through with a window fan,so the actual smoke cleared,but now I'm left with a STRONG smokey smell.You get used to it if you're inside,but if you go out then you almost pass out coming back into it!<br><br>
Any ideas for ridding the smoke odor?
 

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sorry, no suggestions...but that sucks.<br><br>
a friend said that a towel soaked with vinegar put into a dryer with a smokey smelling coat will get the smell out.<br><br>
maybe you could wipe the surfaces down with vinegar or leave some dishes of it out?<br><br>
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Once our stovepipe between our basement wood furnace and chimney fell (!) off the back of the furnace and our house was FULL of smoke. It was very smelly but<br><br>
The smell faded within days without any extra attention.
 
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