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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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Septic Order coming from Shower Drain


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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