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Old 03-15-2009, 04:56 PM   #1
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Septic Order coming from Shower Drain

I recently removed the grate from my shower drain and cleaned out a huge clog of hair. I did this about a month ago and over time have noticed a septic order in my bathroom which I believe is coming from the drain. I use the bathroom frequently so I know that the trap isn't dried out but I don't know what could be causing this order. I'm on a septic system. I have 4 bathrooms but the only one with this problem is the upstairs master bathroom and it just started after cleaning this drain. Any ideas what could be causing this or what I can do to get rid of it. I haven't put any chemicals in the drain as of yet.


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Old 03-15-2009, 05:16 PM   #2
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Try pouring bleach into this drain.

What you may be smelling is the fouling of the pipe from the top of the drain to the top of the trap.


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