A locksmith in Sydney has shared the confronting scenes he encountered on a recent job in a western suburb of the city.
In a video posted to TikTok over the weekend which quickly racked up nearly half a million views, the worker gave social media users a glimpse into an apartment which was completely covered in rubbish and food scraps.
"The tenants had done the runner in the property so I had to change the locks!" he wrote alongside the video.
"I opened up to this."
The video shows the floor of the lounge room and dining area completely covered in rubbish. All available surfaces including a table and chair can also be seen with piles of rubbish and take-away scraps stacked on them.
"Ah yuck... That stinks," a voice can be heard saying in the clip. "I can't work in there."
Yahoo News Australia has contacted the poster, who told others on the platform the apartment was on Putland Street in the suburb of St Mary's, in Sydney's west.
"I do deliveries for Woolworths. Some houses smell on (a) different level. I feel like puking while doing (the) delivery," one TikTok user commented.
The locksmith who posted the video alluded to just how bad the smell emanating from the peroperty was.
"I legit did not want to change the locks," he said.
It has become common for users to share every detail of their working and personal life on the popular video sharing platform.
Earlier this month a Sydney tradie garnered lots of attention after posting a video exposing the dodgy practices and work carried out on new apartment buildings in the city.
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