Toilets are designed to keep sewer gas out of the bathroom. If you smell gas, something is wrong. Possible causes can include these:
- Low water level
- A deteriorated wax ring that no longer forms a complete seal at the base of the bowl
- A clogged toilet vent
- Clogged vents in other fixtures (which can allow gas to enter through tub and sink drains)
The water level can decrease from leaks in an unused toilet. An internal crack in the toilet bowl can allow water to seep directly into the drain. A clogged toilet vent can create a vacuum every time you flush, sucking too much water out of the bowl Obstructed vents need to be cleaned out with a snake inserted into the vent at the roof.
Our technicians at James Vito are equipped to get the job done. Call James Vito Plumbing and Heating, and we can send one of our certified technicians. Our technicians will diagnose your plumbing issue and determine what solution is the best fit for your home He will provide you with a detailed cost estimate before any work is done.