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Old 01-01-2013, 08:47 PM   #1
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I have a double wide and the back bathroom has had a smell for a long time. The two sinks have avv valves on them then there's a 1 1/2" vent going out thur the roof for the toliet and tub. I went up on roof and had someone flush toliet and u can hear the water flowing and I have had a plumber out and all the sewer pipes are clean under the house. Was Woundering if anybody knew where the smell is coming from. Thanls

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Old 01-01-2013, 08:56 PM   #2
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possible you may have a bad wax ring under the toilet.

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Old 01-01-2013, 09:21 PM   #3
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Was woundering how to paint tables and picture frames to make them look distressed thanks for any help
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So a wax ring can be bad and not leak
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I just used Bing and a couple hunded site came up, some vidios also came up.
Just key word "distressed painting"
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Have you tried replacing the AAV? Those cheaper models sometimes stick open. Best route is to just swap them out and see if that fixes it.



I had a bad smell call once that I went on, crawled underneath the house and there was a dead opossum underneath it. I play in poop, but I don't haul half rotted maggot infested carcasses from under houses. Call an exterminator or wait until it's done decomposing.
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Old 01-01-2013, 09:49 PM   #7
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That wax ring can be leaking and getting in under the flooring.
Extremly common in mobile homes to have this happen.
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I usually paint a piece that I want to distress bright white, then sand some random places after it dries so the bare wood shows through. Then I apply a dark wood stain to the whole piece and let it sit for a minute and wipe all of the excess off. After it all dries then I cover it in a water based polyurethane. I have had good luck with this process.
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Sounds like the diaphragms on the air admittance valves you are referring to have failed and are letting sewer gas escape into the house.

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