Last fall, when the weather changed, I raised the thermostat setting and started up the oil furnace.
The whole house filled with the stink of dead rodent, however even though it was only 45 degrees outside, I opened all the windows.
I preferred bundling up in sweaters and our Winter time coat to inhaling that smell, then unluckyly, as soon as I ran the oil furnace again, the stink came back. I lit scented candles, bought room desmellizers, cleaned with disinfectant and hoped it would toil itself out, and after various days, I couldn’t sit it anymore. My whole family was complaining consistently. It was absolutely horrible and unbearable. I contacted a professional Heating, Ventilation as well as A/C corporation and tied up service for the oil furnace. The corporation took the unit apart and found a minimal buildup of dust inside. He told myself and others that the rodent was most likely inside the ducts. He wanted to think when was the last time we’d had the air ducts professionally clean. I’d never had them worked on. The HVAC duct is concealed inside the walls, ceilings and crawlspace, so I never gave it a thought. He said that dust and debris accumulates inside the network of pipe and not only restricts airflow however absorbs smells. The smells, along with all sorts of contaminants, then get spread throughout the house. Plus, concerns with the HVAC duct stadiums added strain on the oil furnace and leads to malfunction and higher running costs. The corporation gave a duct cleaning service. He brought in what looked a lot care about a sizable vacuum cleaner. The component had a long hose and a wand with a brush attachment on the end. This works to dislodge contaminants and suck them up. The duct cleaning eliminated the stink of dead rodent and improved the performance of the oil furnace.