Talk

Advanced search

Stinky overflow outlet - how do I get rid of the smell?

(5 Posts)
Littlefish Thu 25-May-06 21:29:14

Well, the title says it all really. The overflow on my bath really smells - a sort of stagnant water smell. I've poured bleach down it in the past which gets rid of it for a while, but it keeps coming back.

What should I do? Is this a job for a plumber?

Twinkie1 Thu 25-May-06 21:34:33

COuld you have something stuck down there - we found a coin, 2 toothbrushes, 4 cotton buds, a ring pull (was going to sell it as an antique!!) and lots and lots of hair and had poured a few hundred pounds worth of caustic stuff down there hoping to kill the smell!!!

Littlefish Thu 25-May-06 21:40:33

It's possible Twinkie - dd is a monster for poking things into small places . How did you get at the overflow? Did you take the side off the bath?

Twinkie1 Thu 25-May-06 21:49:17

Message deleted by MNHQ. Here's a link to our Talk Guidelines.

Littlefish Thu 25-May-06 21:52:46

Good thing you've got a handy FIL!

DH is due home later - I'll make him go and stick his nose near the outlet - should be enought to spur him into action.

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, watch threads, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now »

Already registered? Log in with: