Have you walked into your bathroom and kitchen and thought something just doesn’t smell right? Some of the repulsive odors can be traced back to plumbing issues. Unfortunately, finding the root cause can be tricky, to say the least. At times, it will take more than just drain cleaning to fix the problem.
Aside from the bad smell, plumbing odors can also be dangerous. That said, you must get to the root of the stench and resolve it rather than merely masking it. The good news? Most plumbing odors can be addressed quite easily. Below are some of the most common reasons for stinky plumbing issues and how you can fix them:
Breach issues in your sewer line
Different factors can cause sewer line damage—trees can grow through the line, or clogs can build up and force the pipe to burst. It is also possible for the line to sink into the ground. When the sewer line is broken, the sewage can also leak. The unpleasant smell from your drains can be a clear indicator of a sewer line breach.
If you suspect you have a sewer line breach, look for some red flags to confirm your suspicion—gurgling sounds from