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Posted by bc on September 26th, 2000 09:30 PM
In reply to mystery noxious smell coming from cellar by S Ainbinder on September 26th, 2000 08:54 PM [Go to top of thread]

I assume they checked the usual, empty traps from evaporation, temperature inversion causing vented gas to come down through a flue, or someone put a nail hole in a pipe during renovations. Have a plumber do a smoke test or have someone drop some peppermint oil in a gallon of water poured down the main roof vent and smell around inside for a leak. Keep the peppermint person outside until done.

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