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Why do I smell sewer gas coming from the drain or toilet in my bathroom?

It usually occurs if the toilet hasn't been used in a while or the toilet or show in the next bathroom have just been used.

 
Angelwolf130

Asked by Angelwolf130 at 1:20 AM on Sep. 27, 2010 in Home & Garden

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  • This happens to our downstairs bathroom all the time. The pipes are dry so the sewer fumes come up. Run the water for 10 minutes or so when this happens and it should dissipate.
    FootballMom85

    Answer by FootballMom85 at 7:34 AM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • might be an open gas line near or around your home..call your local gas company asap..we recently had one..an the man hole cover blew off..last night..
    FreeSpriT4eva

    Answer by FreeSpriT4eva at 2:09 AM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • idk maybe its near a gas line or some was spilled
    mekarevell

    Answer by mekarevell at 10:53 AM on Sep. 27, 2010

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