02:05PM | 08/06/07
Member Since: 08/05/07
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I recently bought a 5 year old, 4 bedroom ranch home with 2 full baths. In the master bathroom we have a tub and a separate shower stall. The jet tub is fine - however every morning I take a shower and open the shower door to the sewer smell. It is not real heavy but I notice it.

No problems with the tub or the other bathroom - just this one shower - is there something I can poor down it. There are no links in the basement under it or broken pipes.

Let me know




03:52PM | 08/06/07
Member Since: 01/24/06
1626 lifetime posts
You can try diluted bleach and let it sit for about 10 minutes to possibly kill odor causing bacteria (leave the windows open when using bleach)

Or try hydrogen of peroxide to kill the bacteria

Then flush the lines with cold water


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