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I bought a house at a tax sale a few weeks ago. The old owners put loose sulphur on all the carpets and furniture and left. I moved out the furniture and ripped up the old carpet. I painted it and all is well there. Now I cant get the smell out of my clothes, truck or my personal home. Any ideas PLEASE !!!! I dont need to remodel it yet.
 

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What does your water supply smell like?
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could it be the smell of leaking gas?
No this is a rental I was working on . Its fine now I just carried the smell on my clothes back to my house and cant get rid of the smell. The shirt I'M wearing now has been washed 4 times and I still smell it.
 

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Tried Febreeze? Sprinkle baking soda on the truck interior and let sit awhile, then vacuum?
 

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Try adding Baking Soda to the wash - at least a 1/4 cup and put Vinegar in the fabric softener (at least 1/2 cup) so it goes through the rinse cycle.
Those two will usually neutralize smells.
 

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The smell of sulfur is often associated with evil.

Cats tend to soak up evil, so perhaps they might also soak up the smell of sulfur.
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smells NOTHING like sulfur. :yuck:
 

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The smell of sulfur is often associated with evil.

Cats tend to soak up evil, so perhaps they might also soak up the smell of sulfur.
I guess I'll just deal with the smell.... I hate cats tooooooo!
 

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Put a cup of white vinegar in your truck, close it up & let it sit as long as possible - 24 hours or more if possible.

From past experience (not with sulphur smell) I don't think Febreeze works long term.

Was this a "get back at ya" moment to pour sulfur over everything? I can't imagine someone doing something as mean as that.
 
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DE works as a deodorizer. As does baking soda. As does vinegar.

Dust the house's carpet with DE and then vacuum it up after letting it marinade for a while with the heat on in the place...
DE is tough on vacuums, dump often and tap that filter out a LOT!
Ditto with Baking Soda.
 

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To overcome the smell, get cheap imitation vanilla extract (works even better than the more delicate and much more expensive real stuff), pour some in a bowl, lock up your clothes in the vehicle with the bowl, leave as long as possible up to a day or so. Open up and shake clothes occasionally can help, but is not essential.

This works on many smells, and is cheap. I think a little of it is the vanilla essence absorbing the smell, but mostly it's just overpowering it - our sense of smell is better tuned to vanilla than most other smells.

Also helps to add a couple of drops (NOT MUCH) of the imitation vanilla essence to both the wash and rinse cycles when washing clothes.
 

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When I lived in Texas, you could use sulfur to get rid of bugs....heck, you can even dust yourself with sulfur to keep ticks off of you.

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