Good Questions: Smoking Neighbors?

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Hello AT,

A smoking neighbor has recently moved onto our floor, and the building management has been no help in limiting the intrusion of the smoking smell into our apartment. Politics aside, what recommendations would you make in reducing or eliminating the smell until our lease is up and we can move?

Thanks! Art Taylor

Tough one! Can we channel Click & Clack from CarTalk for this?

Our best advice is to get an air purifier. They work well for smokers who like to eliminate smoke in their own apartment, and we have had good luck with them with clients. For smoke we have found the bigger, fan based ones seem best, but here is a selection of a range of picks:

(Thanks, Art!) MGR