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Bob537
Sewer smell in basement help

I had a wax ring on my toilet go and the water had pored into a crawl space where it is just dirt as the floor this area is open to my basement for heat so the pipes dont freeze now my entire basement stinks i have tried bleach and powdered lime but the smell still comes back anyone have any other ideas

dj1
Re: Sewer smell in basement help

Did you replace your wax ring with a heavy duty flanged type?

If not, do so and report back.

Bob537
Re: Sewer smell in basement help

its been fixed im sure it smells because of the dirt

dj1
Re: Sewer smell in basement help

Who fixed it? you or a plumber? You need the beefed up wax ring to assure the best seal.

Bob537
Re: Sewer smell in basement help

the plumber replaced the ring with 2 regular size rings

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