Foul bathroom smell

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      MasterPlumbers
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      Have just brought a new apartment. Every morning the bathroom is filled with a really foul, strong, sulphurous odour. Can´t pinpoint the smell to either the toilet, sink or bath. There is a ventilation outlet set in the ceiling, could this smell be coming through that from another apartment in the building? What can I do?

    • #295411
      Aquaman
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      pour bleach down all of the drains, see if this helps



      Aquaman
      Water Treatment Specialist

    • #295412
      stxplbr
      Participant

      change wax ring under commode

    • #295413
      bungie
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      If its a new apartment, Could be grout in the floor waste. Tilers are lazy bastards and wash their grout down the floor waste. You end up with a rough surface that bacteria can grow on. Break up the grout and flush it out. Drop some chlorine in the pipe and that should fix it



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      All advice is given with-out seeing the job, and hence all advice MUST be taken as advice with limited knowledge on the exact situation. NO responsibility can or will be taken. And yes, I am a licensed Plumber and Drainer with my own business in Brisbane Australia.

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