COMMUNITY FORUM

lorikr

02:46AM | 01/16/04
Member Since: 01/02/04
11 lifetime posts
Bvplumbing
I posted a questions a week or so back, I wanted to add something to see if it is related. When it is really cold out (0 or below) we get a smell almost like wet carpet in our basement. Wondering if this is also a symptom of a blocked roof vent. Here was my last question, just so you can see the other symptoms. Thanks

My question is regarding both toilets in my house. In the past year, they both have been running sluggish, and once every 2 months or so they will gurgle and then overflow. It seems to be the 2nd floor one mostly. My husband will use a plunger and it will still be sluggish, but won't overflow for another 2 months or so. A few days ago we got a toilet auger and used it on both toilets - nothing seems to be blocking in the toilets. The are one right above the other, and we have a septic system. Also, when this started to happen I also noticed a septic-like smell in my washer in the basement (the septic system is right in front of where the washer machine is). We are now thinking it may be the vent on the roof. The sinks or shower doesn't seem to be affected. Any suggestions??

Click_to_reply_button
Inspiration_banner

INSPIRATION GALLERY



Post a reply as Anonymous

Photo must be in JPG, GIF or PNG format and less than 5MB.

Reply_choose_button

Anonymous

Post_new_button or Login_button
Register

Add some rustic charm to your trimmings with a paper-and-twine garland. All you need is some craft store Christmas paper, ... Filling an underutilized area beneath the stairs is a smart way to save space. Doing so with a stash of wood, however, is ... The Audubon Society inspired wallpaper in this Adirondack-styled entryway will get you in the outdoor mood. Grab your coat... Chalkboard paint opens up endless possibilities for customizing your dresser time and time again. Use chalk to label the c... A fireplace in the bathroom creates the ultimate setting for relaxation. Homeowners often choose electric or gas over wood... This roomy boot tray made from punched metal stands up to all the elements. Station it in your mudroom or at your back doo... There’s nothing like a new set of cabinet hardware to refresh a room. The possibilities are endless: Go modern, rustic, or... FLOR carpet tiles are a simple and affordable way to customize a floor covering for any space. You can make anything from ... Chalkboard paint features prominently in this elegant yet unpretentious headboard design. Add a new message daily to reflec... Salvaged boards in varying widths and colors make up the dramatic accent wall in this attic space. The high-gloss white of... The indecisive homeowner need not fret over choosing one (or even two) cabinet colors. The kitchen cabinets in this artist... Incorporate nature into your lighting scheme by securing a dead tree in a concrete mold and draping your pendant lamp from... Simple and striking, a couple of pieces of "lovingly used" furniture creates a special kind of charm. A weathered chair fo... First dress up your metal shelves with a coat of paint in an accent color that complements your kitchen decor. Then arrang... The vibrant green of Granny Smith apples make a beautifully natural alternative to the traditional evergreen wreath. Brigh...
Follow_banner_a
Newsletter_icon Google_plus Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Rss_icon