Sewage Smell in the Bathroom – Getting Rid of Them

Different issues maybe causing sewer smells in your bathroom, the fix will probably be easy for you to tackle on your own.

In some cases, the smell of sewage is caused by the accumulation of waste in the siphon, that device in basins which is in the output flow of sewage pipes. Prolonged exposure to sewer gases can cause nausea, dizziness, and even poisoning or the buildup can trigger an explosion.

Make sure the models of siphons of your property are articulated. Ideally, the siphon has a water closure, as this system creates an accumulation of water in and prevents the return of odors.

Check if the trap is perfectly set in the pipe and there are no leaks, also check that the sealing rings are dry, the recommendation clean monthly.

If after checking the hydraulic and sealing you check that there is no apparent problem, the smell of sewage can only be the result of an accumulation of material in the pipes.is to be made one cleaning per month

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Sewer smells in your bathroom can result from a few different issues, so you’ll need identify the source
  • Normally, a small amount of water collects inside the P-trap, even when it’s not in use
  • If the vent pipes are involved, tracking down the source of the odor and remedying the problem is a job best left to a professional.

“Bathroom odors are a dime a dozen, but when you’ve got one that lingers for days, your should try for a DIY repair. Follow these steps to stamp out the sewer smell—and breathe easy.”

Original source: http://www.bobvila.com/articles/sewer-smell-in-bathroom/?#.V7QqIZgrLIV

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