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sewer gas smell

Posted by kali on December 1st, 2002 03:05 PM
In reply to I agree about the "P" trap. by Jason on November 30th, 2002 02:43 PM [Go to top of thread]

this will sound crazy, but we had tenants who swore there was a sewer gas smell coming out of their bath drain. (i smelled it too--it really did seem to be coming out of the drain.) several plumbers looked at it, trying different things, but the tenants still complained.

my handyman finally diagnosed it as the mildewing, rotting sub-floor under the ceramic tile. he ripped out the floor, replaced it, and voila: no more smell.

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