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... but right now I don’t have a choice. My upstairs neighbor had about 8-9 friends over and they were out on the porch smoking some of the skunkiest weed I’ve smelled in some time. They were rather loud and I politely asked them to quiet down a bit and they seemed cool with that and took their gathering inside. But in opening the door my place started to fill with smoke.

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This place is supposed to be no smoking and no drugs, but I won’t begrudge them their fun - I just wish I could partake. They were outside, which is cool, but now my place has the stank. They do have one other option - if they go up to the third floor, the second level of their unit, they can easily hop onto the roof and smoke there without bothering anyone or being spotted.

I have found a good distribution method for air freshener. I just turn on the fan on my central A/C then spray the air freshener into the return air ducts in the hallway which spreads it throughout the whole house. I did spray a bit more around the entry since that’s where the stink is strongest. With the Nest thermostat it’s extremely easy to set the fan to run for a certain duration; I have it set for two hours, and by the time I get back home the stench should be gone.

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