"If you just paint, it loosens the nicotine and it bleeds right through,"
said Edward Raniszewski, a paint manager with Frank B. Shinn Paint Co. in
1-Clean all surfaces with TSP (Tri-Sodium-Phosphate), bleach, and water.
2-Prime with a "stain sealing" primer like "kilz". The ceilings are the
worse--they really soak up the smells!!
Don't forget to clean the outlets-they like to really hold in the smell.
If the smell continues-rent a negative ionizer from someplace-maybe a auto
detailer, etc?? Leaving that going in the house for awhile will help a GREAT