I have the all too common (1) bubbles coming up through the tiolet or
(2) soap suds coming into the tiolet from the washing machine or (3)
all of the water being sucked out of the tiolet (siphoned?) when the
washing machine drains.
In my laudry room I have a vent pipe that goes to the roof.
About 4 feet above the ground on the vent line is a clean out.
The washing machine and sink hook into the vent just below the clean
The tiolet hooks in at the bottom where the waste line goes for about
20 feet under the house where it comes out in the basement and goes
out to the septic system.
I have snaked the hell out of this line, from the septic to the
tiolet, from the clean out to the septic and from the cleanout to the
roof. I snaked it using an electric snake with every possible adapter
on the end. I got nothing to come out and the line looks pretty clean
from what I can see.
What else is there to do?????????????
The laundry room is on its own waste line and is at ground level
(compared to the rest of the house which is on higher floors and has
With the air bubbles or siphon I thought the vent was clogged it
isn't. With the soap coming into the tiolet I thougth the line was
I would think that maybe the septic is at fault but the rest of the
house is okay.
What about where the machine machine hose going into the waste line ?
Should that line be tight. Maybe I need a little air gap here?
Would a pluber have a better snake or do anything different?