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BV003339

11:56PM | 02/22/14
Bvplumbing
Husband is in power chair full time and I have problems too. Builder and Landlord to be, offered to build home in development area that would fit his needs. We moved in 6/2013.
Within two weeks of moving in noticed what smelled like a musty odor, became very strong and would give me headaches and breathing problems.
Repeatedly notified landlord of problem. They did have some people look at it and take the U pipe apart. Never did get it resolved. Could no longer use the sink and after several weeks the odor was no longer a problem with sink stopper closed. Any thoughts? Thanks.

BV000193

10:14AM | 02/23/14
Should have a licensed plumber inspect the problem instead of "some people" who probably know less than I do about plumbing.

BV002712

05:18PM | 02/23/14
Make sure that all the drains/traps have water in them. You can run the faucets/fixtures to assure this. This may or may not take care of the problem.


BV002712

05:58PM | 02/23/14
Make sure that all the drains/traps have water in them. You can run the faucets/fixtures to assure this. This may or may not take care of the problem.


MelBrandle

11:40PM | 02/24/14
Member Since: 02/24/14
4 lifetime posts
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I have the the same problem, I will check the drains/traps, thanks for the advice.
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