Hi ! I hope you can answer my question.
I have a basement that is not finished but I have my washer and dryer down there. Next to it is the water heater. Six feet away from the heater I have a pump. Next to it the pump we will have a bathroom that we have the connections ready to use, shower, sink and comote, but right now are closed. Across from it, ten feet away is the furnace and 20' away, on another corner of the basement, I have a floor drain.
My problem is that when I do laundry the basement stinks horribly like sewer, when I do dishes upstairs the basement stinks, and sometimes when I do nothing and the basement stinks. Also, the smells is present outside my house. Not only that, on some ocations the smell comes up to the entire house. Sometimes the smell is so strong that makes me sick.
The smell in the basement comes from the pump and behind the washer and I have a septic tank outside, we are not connected to any city sewer system.
This is a 4 year old house and we bought it new. The plumbers that installed the sewer system had come to see the problem but had done nothing and cant find the problem. I cant beleive that there is no solution to this problem. That is why I am seeking other profesional's opinions.
Please, help me. I will appreciate it.
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