Body ooze in kitchen... - Posted by jb

Posted by Blake ID on April 22, 2006 at 22:23:01:

So Sick. I just lost my appetite. So Sick.

Body ooze in kitchen… - Posted by jb

Posted by jb on April 22, 2006 at 20:53:13:

bought a home for a few hundred bucks this week. There was a strange smell in the kitchen and what looked like syrup all over the kitchen floor. Turns out the previous owner was dead in the kitchen for 2 weeks before being found. The syrup is body ooze during decomposition. Not sure what to do about that… I was thinking about just putting 1/4 inch plywood over the floor, new vinyl and calling it a day. It’s vinyl currently but in real bad shape. Anyone have any other ideas?

Re: Body ooze in kitchen… - Posted by Larry in IN.

Posted by Larry in IN. on April 30, 2006 at 19:55:39:

Never experienced thia problem, but for most pet odors (& all others I’ve encountered) I always pull floor covering and spray liberally with a product called OdoBan. Only place I’ve found it is Sam’s Club. Great product for about $9.00 a gal.

Re: Body ooze in kitchen… - Posted by RickeD_Ga.

Posted by RickeD_Ga. on April 25, 2006 at 19:11:42:

I found a older gentleman that had died in one of our Mobiles in the middle of summer,all windows down and no ac on, what cauight our attention was all the flies that had gathered around the windows and we hadnt seen him in about 7 days, I beat on all the windows( and could smell it through the windows ) knocked on the doors with no reply, so I entered, and it wasnt pleasant, when crime seen and all arrived ,they made the statment that he had went through the floor, I coudnt imagine!!! so I pulled the skirting back , and sure enough I got the picture, body fluieds on the ground, and a smell that stuck with me for 3 days,

Anyway yes we did have to hire a profesional in that field to fumigated (for desieases) the house for so long, then the floor and wall where he was laying had to be ripped and replaced , along with all items in the home had to be desposed of properly.
Just one of my many experience in the Mobile biz.

Re: Body ooze in kitchen… - Posted by SteveD(TX)

Posted by SteveD(TX) on April 25, 2006 at 15:05:23:

I helped a friend deal with this a number of years ago. His father suffered the same fate and was there about the same amount of time. Not pleasant.

We tore all of the carpet and pad out, to the plywood subfloor, which was mopped with 50% bleach solution - twice. Then damp mopped and left to dry for about a week.Fans helped the drying time. The area was painted with kilz before new carpet and pad was installed. Be careful with this - diseases and such coming from body fluids are not pleasant. Wearing masks, gloves, protection, etc. is recommended. A prof. cleanup crew will cost a small fortune, unless your insurance will cover it. Good luck.

Re: Body ooze in kitchen… - Posted by Allan(Tx)

Posted by Allan(Tx) on April 23, 2006 at 13:58:28:

Two issues, smell and communicable diseases.
There are specialists who do this all day long. Look on the internet for Death scene or Crime scene cleanup.

Or other bad smell - Posted by David Eppley (TX)

Posted by David Eppley (TX) on April 22, 2006 at 23:44:43:

I recently bought an MH that had one bedroom for the cat bathroom. I steam cleaned the carpet 3 times, tore the carpet and padding out, painted the floor with KILZ, tore out the floor and replaced it with 3/4" plywood. New padding, new carpet. Smell finally gone. I could have saved time and money by replacing evrything first. Good luck with your smell. David.