new faucet and drains led to sewer gas smell, Please Help!

Reply

  #1  
Old 09-12-09, 12:07 PM
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Murfreesboro, TN
Posts: 1
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
new faucet and drains led to sewer gas smell, Please Help!

I just made a simple install of new faucets and drains in my bathrooms, Nothing fancy, cleaned out the ptraps, water in ptraps, no leaks, but now I have a sewer gas smell that comes and goes. I replaced the wax flange on toilet thinking maybe it was old, still smells. How can I find the leak and smell? could I have cracked a pvc joint? I have crawled under the house and everything looks dry. Thanks for any help, MT
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 09-12-09, 03:11 PM
shacko's Avatar
Member
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Baltimore County Maryland
Posts: 2,138
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
Question Sewer Smell

If you replaced the traps or took them out that is where I would start to look, your seal in a trap will not do anything for the joint where the trap ties into, checl the joint where the trap ties into the wall, sewer gas will seep out before water shows up, luck.
 
Reply

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes
 
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: