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    These are all great suggestions. I will bleach...

    These are all great suggestions. I will bleach the trap and give everything a good clean out and also try the bread bag idea Ė sounds like fun! The smell we get is definitely sewer gas and it is...
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    Thanks for the input guys. When I realized the...

    Thanks for the input guys.

    When I realized the gas was coming from the tub I began keeping the drain covered except when we take a bath. This has stopped the gas completely although it is...
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    It turns out the sewer gas is almost certainly...

    It turns out the sewer gas is almost certainly coming from the bathtub only. So it is a venting problem but the gas doesn't come through any other tub, sink or toilet in the house. I'm thinking it...
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    Getting a little technical for me here, Iím...

    Getting a little technical for me here, Iím afraid. We have a furnace but I donít know if itís a condensing version or not and I donít know if it has a trap. To the best of my knowledge, the heater...
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    Hi Phil, Thatís a good question. There is a...

    Hi Phil,

    Thatís a good question. There is a bathtub right beside the toilet but we use it every day so the trap water couldnít possibly be evaporating. However, my wife now says she thinks the...
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    Neither, We have a community water system. In...

    Neither, We have a community water system. In fact, the water main runs past the end of our drive and has been leaking for a couple of years. It is eroding the public road but that is downhill from...
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    My 2nd attempt was with the Fluidmaster waxless...

    My 2nd attempt was with the Fluidmaster waxless but that didn't stop the smell either. Hard to know if I botched the fitting somehow or if the seal is not the problem at all.

    Life is full of...
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    Hi Mikey, Thanks so much for your answer. I...

    Hi Mikey,

    Thanks so much for your answer. I will give the saran wrap a try. I did consider switching the toilets but the problem one is a big beast and hard to deal with on my own. Thatís why I...
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    Another sewer gas mystery

    We have an intermittent sewer gas problem in one of the two bathrooms in our new home. We really only notice it after using either of the toilets during cool weather. At those times the smell is...
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