Help, bad odour coming from shower drain

Discussion in 'Shower & Bathtub Forum & Blog' started by bobby82, Mar 12, 2013.

  1. bobby82

    bobby82 New Member

    Mar 12, 2013
    I just bought a condo on the top floor(3 floors). The building was built in 1997. I turned my bath into a walk in shower. Had it re-tiled by professionals. I noticed when they were done the work that they had put something to clog the shower drain. After removing it I noticed a bad odour. When I place my hand above the drain I feel warm damp air coming up. Can this be solved?

    thanks in advance for the advice.

  2. Gary Swart

    Gary Swart In the Trades

    Sep 1, 2004
    Yakima WA
    Sound like maybe whomever did the drain plumbing "forgot" to install a P trap.
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  4. johnfrwhipple

    johnfrwhipple BATHROOM DESIGN & BUILD for both Canada & the US

    Jul 20, 2009
    Design Work World Wide: Bathrooms Vancouver Area
    North Vancouver, BC
    Have you used it yet? Maybe just pour a glass or two of water down the drain...

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