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Experiencing a sort of sewer...
Experiencing a sort of sewer gas type odor in bathroom for some time now. I believe it is coming from the toilet. Not sure what causes this odor. Had roof replaced 2 years ago, thinking this was the cause. Had stink pipes checked to see if there is a blockage...none reported. Have bathroom in basement and first floor of home. At times they both have the odor at the same time and other times only one may have it. Older toilet (1980's) on first floor. Just had one in basement replaced. Do you have any idea what the cause of this fowl odor may be? Also, is it dangerous?
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Hi my name is ***** ***** I have over 20 years experience in the plumbing trade. I'll be more than happy to help you. Let me ask a couple questions so I can zero in on the source of this odor.

Also, though the sewer gas can contain hydrogen sulfide that causes the bad odor on most occasions, it will not harm people at the concentrations that exist in a house with sewer gas odor problems.

Now getting back to determining the source of the smell, let me ask you, does the basement have a floor drain? Also are there any plumbing fixtures not used regularly such as a tub or shower? Let me know about these and we can go from there.

Thank you

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