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I have a 2002-built brick home near Atlanta, Georgia. Just a few days ago I noticed a very strong smell (smelled sort of like a dead mouse or something) in my basement and upon further
investigation it was coming from a small closet that has a sink and big pipe (which may be a sewage pump ejector, I'm not exactly sure) running from the upper floor to the ground. I have never noticed this smell before. I think it had rained the day that happened.
Again, today, the smell came back but it smells more like sewage. We do have a septic tank, and we had issues with it leaking into our lawn a few years ago and we got the entire tank replaced I believe.
Any tips? Is this smell dangerous (eg methane buildup) or is it harmless and disgusting?
Glued plastic drain pipe is accessible in unfinished basement ceiling of 2008 home I own. Want to manually unclog every year, like basin & sink easy, without costly Drano which doesn't work well. 1/4" manual snake down thru overflow, stops at J-bend. Do I pay a plumber to customize plumbing?
Does anyone have a video of how to clear or change the trap under my kitchen sink. I am a single mom and have NO CLUE what I am doing but my dishwasher backs up into my one drain and that drain doesn't drain either
we moved into a home that one of the bathroom sinks will drain very slowly, we can plunge it until the water is all gone but this happens to be the bathroom that guest use. We have taken
the pipes apart under the sink and nothing clogged there. I have tried to use a snake in the pipes in the wall but there is a turn and my snake will not make it. Can you give me a suggestion. I have even went as far a plunging drano thru the pipe and that didn't help