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  1. R

    What do you do when something long-dead and reeking is way down the drain?

    (tl;dr at bottom.) I wanted to think I was smelling sewer gas coming from one of my sink drains, but I realized after doing everything standard including cleaning out my wide-open roof vents that there was no way that was what I was smelling was sewage-related. The smell is nothing like when I...
  2. vtstav

    RESOLVED! Why is my tub overflow drain sealed shut?

    I took the cover off the overflow pipe in my tub to snake the drain and discovered that it's completely sealed closed, and it seems like it's been that way since it was installed... Can anyone help me identify what I'm looking at and/or how to remove it? I've tried unscrewing it, with no...
  3. vtstav

    RESOLVED: Why is my tub overflow drain sealed shut?

    I took the cover off the overflow pipe in my tub to snake the drain and discovered that it's completely sealed closed, and it seems like it's been that way since it was installed... Can anyone help me identify what I'm looking at and/or how to remove it? I've tried unscrewing it, with no...
  4. davidmclean20

    Overflowing outside drain clog - please help

    Hi guys, Just noticed my outside drain (side of house) is overflowing. Looks like wet toilet paper on the grass and the drain cover has popped off. See pic below. Any tips on how to fix this? It's not a constant flow. Cheers, Dave.
  5. P

    Roots in Drain Under Foundation

    At my home I have a large mass of roots in the ABS pipe. This is located under the concrete slab at ground level about 4ft from the toilet flange. I ran a rooter through the roots and hired a plumping company to inspect with a sewer camera. They recommend digging through the concrete and...
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