Help, bad odour coming from shower drain

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  1. bobby82

    bobby82 New Member

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    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.

    bobby
     
  2. Gary Swart

    Gary Swart In the Trades

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    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

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    Have you used it yet? Maybe just pour a glass or two of water down the drain...


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