Easy Fixes for Smelly Drains: Does your drain smell like the sewer? That's sewer gas. This article explains how sewer gas rises up from pipes and drains, and into your bathroom. The Denver remodeler who wrote it also discusses smells that are the result of drain clogs.
How to Unclog Your Sink's U-Bend: Also known as a P-trap, the U-bend of a sink can generally be easily unclogged by a DIY-er who isn't afraid of coming into contact with some smelly, grimy, slimy brown stuff.
How to Auger Your Home Sewer Line: While many would opt to call a pro to take care of this job, some intrepid DIY-ers manage on their own. Learn how. The process involves renting a sewer auger.
How to Stop Water Hammer: That clanging sound when you turn the hot water on in the shower actually can be stopped.
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