Forum Title: Sewer smell after moving washer hookup
I just had my basement remodeled. In the process my washing machine was moved approximately 8 ft and a washing tub sink was added to the line. The new hookup was plumbed with a trap and was ran into the former drain. A wet vent was installed and everything seems to have been done correctly. Here is the problem. On the top floor ( third floor) anytime we run the washer in the basement or my dishwasher on the main floor ( shares the same line) we are getting sewer gas in the upstairs (third floor) bathroom and in a closet that shares the same wall. The closet has a washer hookup that I plugged some time ago with a test plug. We have never had this smell until the construction took place. We have tried to fix this issue by installing a studor valve on the sink with the dishwasher in our kitchen and we changed the toilet seal in the upstairs bathroom. Still getting the smell. Advice would be appreciated. Our next move is a studor vent on the upstairs bathroom sink.
Category: Plumber Post By: NORA CUMMINGS (Davie, FL), 01/17/2016

couple of thoughts. the plumbing was moved 8' what happened to the old pipe ? was it capped ? secondly, where did they run the vent for the new sink ? third post a piture of the washer/ sink drain piping

- KELLY BELL (Wellington, FL), 09/10/2017

By the way, we can't seem to trace the smells orgins it just seems to fill the closet and the bath.

- JUAN COLLINS (Tampa, FL), 09/24/2017

Quote: Originally Posted by frodo couple of thoughts. the plumbing was moved 8' what happened to the old pipe ? was it capped ? secondly, where did they run the vent for the new sink ? third post a piture of the washer/ sink drain piping I will have to get the answers to those question this evening. Here is a photo befor drywall was brought in of the washer and dryer.

- SANDRA MOORE (Fishers, IN), 10/09/2017

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