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Old 08-11-2008, 10:55 PM   #1
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Sewer Drain Smell

Today, a buddy called and asked me to check out a diswasher. Well, the tennant opened up the diswasher and it smelled like sewer water. I am sure you are aware of the smell. Ok, I'll admit it, I was watching This Old House, the plumber guy had a similar situation and the problem was that the drain hose was not trapped. Same as this occasion. In addtion, the dishwasher is giving off a trouble code, but I digress. Hell, that project I already know what you are going to say.

The question is, I can't get away from the smell. I cup my breath, to see if it's that, but that isn't the case. I took a shower, and used an extra bottle of Old Spice so I'm good there. My hands don't smell too bad, so, what's up?

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Old 08-11-2008, 11:11 PM   #2
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With those tendencies, I'd recommend
That you never do any work in crypts
or mausoleums.


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Make an appointment with the best damn Personal Hygienes soon...You are suffering from whats called "Plumber's Stench" and it is rare in most cases that it will last for more than a day or two if treated soon.

Kind of like when someone takes a BIG GULP of gasoline when siphoning from a hose and burping/farting fumes for days. Caution (stay far away from flames

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I myself kinda like the smell as it`s the smell of money to me

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did I say something wromg?????
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