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When I flush my toilet or drain my tub, I hear a gurgling ...

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When I flush my toilet or drain my tub, I hear a gurgling sound in the sink and there is a mild bad odor coming from the sink. Is this normal? Thank you Tonya
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  Edward replied 9 years ago.


Thank you for asking your question on Just Answer. No, this is not normal. You have a clogged plumbing vent pipe, which the gurgling sound is a very good indication of. The plumbing vent can get clogged with various items, from animal and birds to leaves. THe video below will explain the system and what is needed to clear the clog.


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