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Outside Drains smelling / Need Cleaning

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by ukmercenary, 18 Jul 2018.

  1. ukmercenary

    ukmercenary

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    Hello

    I am looking at getting my outside drains cleaned as in the summer they are stinking.
    When I have a shower or run any of the taps after about a minute the water runs down the waste water pipe into the gutter at the side of the house. This gutter looks like a bog and smells. A previous plumber said it needs to be cleaned ..is this a job I can do?

    The odd thing is that if I go out in the garden and smell the drain it doesen't smell.
    It's only after I have a shower the bad smells come in the house..

    Cheers
    Paul
     
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  2. Ian H

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    Gutter? Do you mean gully, a thing with a grid on that holds water.

    That should stop any smells, could your waste pipes be full of smelly stuff and your shower water disturbs it?
     
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  3. HERTS P&D

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    Get it jetted.

    Andy
     
  4. Nige F

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    Buy a tin of Jeyes Fluid for about 1/10th of a jetting;)
     
  5. pete50

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    I think I would put up with the stench from whatever dead thing is in the drain rather than the stench of Jeye's Fluid.
     
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    I love the smell of Jeyes's fluid but I also like the smell of the money my jetter gets for me.

    :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:

    Andy
     
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