washing machine soap ouside house vent

Old 07-16-11, 06:25 PM
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washing machine soap ouside house vent

Hi all, I have been noticing soap bubbles outside of the house coming from the vent that i believe the toilet and washing machine use, what does this mean? I am not overusing soap - that's what i suspected, regardless of the size of the load or amount of soap, usually, not always, soap bubbles are outside the house from the vent. i do not know the actual vent name - it is located at almost ground level on the back of the house, has a metal cover with holes in it - i cant find a picture of it to reference.. any suggestions are appreciated!

Old 07-16-11, 07:27 PM
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Its a vent for your house trap. If you have bubbles coming out of there I think you have an issue. Sounds like a patial blockage in the main line or the house trap itself. Since the house trap is the last thing before the line leaves the home. Most likely roots or a partially collapsed pipe/belly. if its after the trap. Or have someone chect the trap itself.

The caps on the traps do not like to seal verywell once removed, so get someone that knows what they ar doing. I would have the outside line checked with a camera.

Mike NJ

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