Im new here but need help
The past few weeks I've noticed a foul smell eminating from the bathroom
around the toilet. I turn on the vent fan but the smell seems to get worse
instead of better?
The smell has nothing to do with me or my family if you get my drift...
Could sewer gases be leaking into the bathroom?? Is this dangerous? It
holy hell in there.
Help me out.
If you're certain it's from the toilet, then the wax seal might be bad.
If the venting isn't doing it's job, you might be smelling an updraft of
sewer gas from the wax seal. You could throw a quick bead of chaulk around
the base of the toilet. If the smell stops, then change the wax ring.
These can fool you though. You might want to plug off the sink (and it's
overflow) and the tub (and the overflow) to make sure it's the toilet.
the plumber replaced the two wax rings and tighten the toilet down a bit
He also said the t-seat we have,(has a cushon) has a tendensy to absorb
bad odors and collects bacteria. He said get rid of that right away, and
get rid of the t-seat rug...
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