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Old 05-30-2013, 08:55 PM   #1
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Terrible smell in basement...


We sometimes have an odor that comes from the washing machine and utility sink in our basement. They are the last 2 stops on the waste-water line. I'm guessing the odor is coming from there. Any ideas on how to prevent the odor?

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Terrible smell in basement...


do youhave ptraps on them...and do they ever dry out

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Does the waste line have a trap and how long is the last time since it was used.

They can dry out over time and allow sewer gases to come back.

Does the washer stink? These newer front loads can be stinkers.
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We need a picture of your set up.. Guessing is no fun...
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