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Old 09-25-2012, 09:40 PM   #1
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why does my kitchen smell like sewer or eggs?


This smell comes and goes..it stinks up the whole house. I took apart the trap and it was clean. I have tried deoderizers and nothing works. Please help???

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Old 09-25-2012, 09:50 PM   #2
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DO you have gas for cooking in the kitchen?

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Old 09-25-2012, 10:06 PM   #3
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Let me rephrase..its by my sink ans under sink!
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Old 09-25-2012, 10:28 PM   #4
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Have you investigated your sewer pipe? Is it possibly under your kitchen? I'm thinking either your trap was dry for some reason or you have a crack in the line. Also, do you have a dishwasher? Is it properly entering the drain ahead of the trap? If it's past the trap, the sewer gasses will feed back through there.
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Old 09-25-2012, 10:31 PM   #5
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Another thought, did you recently change out a part of the sink's plumbing with one of those corrugated flexible drain pipes? My brother in law did that under his kitchen sink and it was holding water and food particles that were rotting and growing nastiness.
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Old 09-26-2012, 06:56 AM   #6
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picture of piping under sink....sounds like trap seal being pulled and different times when other fixtures are being used...
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Let me rephrase..its by my sink ans under sink!
joe is one of the most knowledgeable person in this forum.

i would think it is beneficial to try to answer your questions rather than being snarky, imho.

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Old 09-27-2012, 07:15 AM   #8
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I was not beimg snarky.. I was adding something I left out. I will not be using this forum again..people like u ruin these sorts of things. u didnt need to reply unless u have some real advice..
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I'm sorry you had a bad experience, I hope some of the ideas I offered up can help
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Yea some of these people have a stick up their , it must be a NJ thing.

I had a similar issue as you did but it ended up being all of the plumbing before the trap. The previous owner must have dumped grease down there and it stuck to the pipe walls. Smelled horrible and nothing would get rid of the odor. Ended up replumbing it all.

You might also have a water leak somewhere under your cabinets. Musty water smells pretty bad.

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Old 09-27-2012, 08:49 AM   #11
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Thanks so much for all ur help..I will look into all th at..they def need to remove the stick lol
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I agree
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lol. good luck with that
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Old 09-29-2012, 11:43 AM   #14
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Thanks all for ur help, it was the pro vent under the sink..cost me a whole 4 bucks..woohoo

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