Floor still smells 2 years later

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Old 10-05-18, 07:47 AM
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Floor still smells 2 years later

Hello, I sanded and redid our hardwood floors with fast or super fast dry minwax oil poly 2 1/2 years ago. I noticed a smell in one of the bedrooms and after a long investigation I concluded it's the floor. Still has that poly smell to it. The rest of the house doesn't have that smell only this room. We did have a small rug on the floor that was placed on the floor a while after it was dried. Maybe that has something to do with it. Anyways my question is are the VOCs still harmful 2 years later? Should I get an air test? How do I eliminate the odor? The odor isn't strong but it's drffiently there. I slept in the room for about a week and didn't have any symptoms. Is there a way to seal it and eliminating all odors? In a bit worried because its my toddlersbedroom. Also the windows have beenopened all summer the last two years and we have a austin air purifier that's been on 24/7 for 1 year or so, so we get lots of ventilation.
 
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Old 10-05-18, 09:07 AM
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Some folks are more sensitive to odors than others. IMO the VOC danger is overblown. There were many years when VOC effects wasn't even a consideration. The best way to get rid of odors is fresh air ventilation. Have you used fans to pull the air out of the room?
 
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Old 10-05-18, 09:21 AM
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Yeah there has been constant air circulation through the room for two years (minus the winter's).
 
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