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Can someone give me any advice/help please. Every time I run the sink tap upstairs in the bathroom the kitchen stinks of drain rotten egg smell. It doesn't do it when I empty the bath or flush the loo just the sink. Iv put caustic soda down all the plug holes and left overnight and down the gulley drain outside it works for a week or so but then the smell is back. Iv also jet washed the drain. There does not appear to be any excess water coming up from the drain and it doesn't look blocked. Although I can only see from the grate for about a 8 inch or so. It's been like it for a couple of years out of the 10 years we have lived here.

 

You may need to change the trap for one with a deeper seal or ad a hepvo trap that only let water one way and prevents smells

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Can someone give me any advice/help please. Every time I run the sink tap upstairs in the bathroom the kitchen stinks of drain rotten egg smell. It doesn't do it when I empty the bath or flush the loo just the sink. Iv put caustic soda down all the plug holes and left overnight and down the gulley drain outside it works for a week or so but then the smell is back. Iv also jet washed the drain. There does not appear to be any excess water coming up from the drain and it doesn't look blocked. Although I can only see from the grate for about a 8 inch or so. It's been like it for a couple of years out of the 10 years we have lived here.

 

We have come across this a couple of times.

Even after we have jetted the drains and had a camera down to look for any deposits that may be left.

It can be a build up of sulphur from the ground which creates an eggy smell.

 

---------- Post added 20-08-2014 at 10:49 ----------

 

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Thanks for your help. Can that trap thing be fitted outside. I don't have room under the sink.

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Thanks Micky ET, I have phoned Craig from KMR pipeline, and no doubt things will be sorted.

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Yer get the water board to take a look the usual problem with blocked drains is usually disposable nappy's, sanitary towels baby wipes and to much toilet paper Be carefully what you put down the loo

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Can anybody recommend a good drain specialist?. Don't fancy paying dyno rod @co's prices, wondered if anybody knew of any good local guys?

 

Cheers

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Phone the water board! We call seven Trent. Don't know what the water board is called in Sheffield.

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I doubt YW will help unless its a shared drain.

If you have a pair of marigold gloves get your hand down there and start scooping.

If you cant stomach that post what area your in, if your local I may pop out on Saturday if needed.

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Its a shared yard drain. If one of the houses washing mashine drains, there is a puddle. If it rains as well well its a big puddle he size of 80s pubs pool table. slowly drains away. 20 hrs +

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Its a shared yard drain. If one of the houses washing mashine drains, there is a puddle. If it rains as well well its a big puddle he size of 80s pubs pool table. slowly drains away. 20 hrs +

 

If it's a shared drain then the waterboard are now responsible for it. Call Yorkshire Water, they sorted us out nicely last year. They'll come out and clear it and probably put a camera down to see what the state of the drain is too. They did for us, for free. :)

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ROCKY!!! What a guy, came round straight away and sorted the job and left no evidence!

 

Also provided very sound advice

 

Def recommend this guy if you have drainage issues.

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