PLUMBING Tips & Tricks
There's nothing more disappointing than anticipating a relaxing hot shower, only to be greeted by a repulsive odor coming from your shower drain. However, what exactly is the culprit behind this foul smell resembling that of a sewer?
A clogged drain is the number one reason for a smelly shower drain. Everything that washes off your body ends up down that shower drain.
There are a few different ways to clean out a shower drain. Hit learn more below to check out our quick fix it guide!
Do not mix cleaning products. Even mixing vinegar with chlorine-based bleach can produce toxic gas. Using chemical? follow the instructions!
A p trap is the u shaped pipe that you see under your sinks. If you have an unpleasant smell coming from your shower drain, it’s most likely a dry p trap.
Biofilm is that slimy layer of bacterial waste that accumulates in your shower drain over time. This builds up over time in your drain.
A leaking drain line can be a serious problem that causes a sewage smell to emanate from your home’s plumbing system.
Check out our frequently asked questions about smelly shower drains to learn more about your shower and how to keep it clean!
If all else fails, call your local plumber! Many of these problems are easily fixed by your average homeowner but if you get stuck... Call a Plumber!