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Can anyone give me some advice on odor control? I don’t grow but neighbors do

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Like I said, most issues can be solved reasonably, I grow but am defending your right to peace and enjoyment of your apt, I'm not saying u have to be a snitch, since the 6 plant law was passed landlords can say if you grow cannabis I don't have to rent to you, and if you did take it to court to break your lease you would win beacuse the feds (hud) classified cannabis as a class 1 substance, but may bee your neighbors are breaking the 6 plant limit and are running a major grow? This puts you and your family in potential danger if people try to rip off there grow. Me I grow a few plants at a time for my own personal needs not to make mony, shit I'm probably loseing mony but if my neighbor came to me and said my plants are a nuisance I would have to stop beacuse I could never win legally, outdoors is a different ball of wax and has nothing to add to this conversation.
 
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Humm.. could it be op is the one with the odor problem while drying and (s)he's the one concerned with the neighbors?

Some use carbon filtration, ozone, ion generators, not sure about the last two but the carbon filter will work, good luck!
 
Get to know your neighbor. You don’t have to be best friends. Offer him a beer and just shoot the shit with him. Fake an interest in growing. (Over time) Is it hard to learn? Is it expensive? Could you make any money? Must be hard to control the smell, what about thieves? Etc. etc.
 
If they're not friendly and you don't talk with them how do you know it's only when they hang to dry bud that it smells? How do you know when they're hanging and drying bud? Unless there's more to it it doesn't seem to make sense to me
Because he smells it every 8 weeks?
 
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Glad the OP isn't my neighbor.

I run perpetual and usually have a plant or 2 hang drying and I'm nose blind. lol Carbon filter in my flower room - fans in my drying room with nothing to scrub the air. Try and avoid Skunks or Chemdawg variants if at all possible. lol
Grow cookies variants they don't even smell like weed, that I can tell.
 
Thank you! I may have too have a talk with them.
Just ask nicely even though it may b legal people are still afraid and they may not realize that the smell is permiating because there used to it but im pretty sure that nobody wants any attention drawn to them. They should have a carbon filter not you your not growing! Trust me pot growers do not want attetion! Even if it is legal.
 
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I live in a state where recreational growing is legal. My neighbors grow. I don’t have an issue with them growing. My issue is when they’re drying out. The smell gets into the vents and into my house. I have a carbon filter in my furnace.
I’ve spoken to 2 grow store to get some advice. And they’ve told me conflicting things. I thought maybe I could install(I have people willing) a carbon filter on my HVAC unit like the ones that are installed in grow houses to help. One told me no, to install a house ozone generator. Another said no to the generator and yes to the carbon filter. And the internet was no help.
My neighbors are not the friendly types, so I’m afraid to talk to them about the situation. I didn’t know what to do, so I figured a website for people who grow would be a good place to start. I understand that because I’m not a grower, I may be asked to deactivate my account. Any advice would be greatly appreciated!! Thank you!
Hi, I haven't read the entire thred but have you heard of ONA Gels? For about $25 you could get a quart divided it up into small jars and place them where ever you find the offensive smell. You won't smell them or the odor that offends you. They'll last for a few weeks, they work,they were invented (as I know it) to control the odor in recycling facilities where it sucks the smell right out of the air. They use large barrels of the stuff you only need a bit. Google it.
 
Just politely ask them if they know the smell of their weed particularly when drying is very strong and aren’t they concerned about being robbed
 
Long post—-Hello everyone! All of you have been so nice in giving me advice, I wanted to give all of you some explanationand update on what I found out since My original post. 1) I live on a vented crawl. I had my crawl space inspected only to discover that my return air was sagging and kind of disconnected and there are cracks in my duct work. I was picking up a lot of outdoor odors from what I was told. Now all of that is in the process of being fixed. I figured that’s how the smell was coming through my vents.
2) As far as I can tell they grow inside. I see lights on (even in the day time) from their basements windows when I mow my lawn on the side of their house . I can’t see in the windows. I can only see lights. I’ve come home in the wee hours of the morning to see their lights are still on downstairs. They may plan to grow outside, but, I can’t confirm that. They have a large privacy fence that surrounds their back yard.
3) Thank you for telling me about the gel. I will keep that in mind if I run into another issue.
4) About the curing: let me set this up. Their garage is attached to the front of their house. What I think they do(by smell alone is how I came up with this.) is put their weed in thier bbq grill and turn it on to dry it out. The grill smells like burnt skunk. I came to that conclusion because when I mow my lawn, I have to pass their garage. The grill is out front. When I pass the grill, that’s when I smell it. Back in July-the burnt skunk odor was so bad one day, the odor drifted 3 house over. That’s when I noticed it coming in my vents. Not when they are smoking it. That’s a different smell. When they smoke nothing comes in my vents. I dont think the use their grill for curing anymore. I haven’t noticed that bad of smell in a while. Please correct me if my assumption is wrong about curing.
5) The reason I never confronted the neighbor is because he has a record. Not a minor one, either. I know this because I was told by my other neighbor that he had one. So I looked him up. I’m scared to say something directly due to the fact I live alone and am female.
 
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Drying weed in a BBQ Grill. Thats special. lol

Last time I did that was like 10 years ago and that was only cause we were at a festival and I just chopped a plant and stuffed into paper bags and took it with me. Got to the festival and no body had weed.

So we did the fast quick and dirty grill the buds lightly until dry enough to smoke in a bong. Problems solved. I traded most of the weed for shrooms. lol

Was a good 4 day music festival.

What I wood do wood be to get your other neighbor and chat up the weed neighbor all together. Bring up the smell of skunks and mention there may be one running around at night. It kinda smells like he's living in the grill so be careful. lol

I live in a city. Stealth is a way of life and its important for our safety to keep everything on the down low. WAY down low. He's got a record, maybe he's just not very smart. So be careful. Those are the people I try to avoid. People that cant stay under the radar and make a big stink. Draws too much negative attention.

They self absorbed and don't see how their actions affect everyone around them. Thats bad and inconsiderate.

Sorry to hear about this. It's this kind of BS that gives us home growers a bad rap. One bad apple deal.
Its fodder for the prohibitionists.
 
Drying weed in a BBQ Grill. Thats special. lol

Last time I did that was like 10 years ago and that was only cause we were at a festival and I just chopped a plant and stuffed into paper bags and took it with me. Got to the festival and no body had weed.

So we did the fast quick and dirty grill the buds lightly until dry enough to smoke in a bong. Problems solved. I traded most of the weed for shrooms. lol

Was a good 4 day music festival.

What I wood do wood be to get your other neighbor and chat up the weed neighbor all together. Bring up the smell of skunks and mention there may be one running around at night. It kinda smells like he's living in the grill so be careful. lol

I live in a city. Stealth is a way of life and its important for our safety to keep everything on the down low. WAY down low. He's got a record, maybe he's just not very smart. So be careful. Those are the people I try to avoid. People that cant stay under the radar and make a big stink. Draws too much negative attention.

They self absorbed and don't see how their actions affect everyone around them. Thats bad and inconsiderate.

Sorry to hear about this. It's this kind of BS that gives us home growers a bad rap. One bad apple deal.
Its fodder for the prohibitionists.
Hahahaha Hahahaha! That’s what other people that grow say when I mention it. They say “ What? That’s special!” Thank you for your reply!!
 

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