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 Why does a dishwasher smell like a sewer and won't drain?

Answer Check where it connects under the sink to the drainage or the garburator. It will more than likely be plugged somewhere near that connection. Unplug it, and run 2 cups of vinegar and 1/2 a cup of b... Read More »
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Why would your house smell like sewer whenever you run the washer or dishwasher?

Answer 1 I suspect that you have a "p" trap in either a floor drain, or possible the laundry tub or a sink somewhere in the house.If you look under the kitchen sink, or a lavatory in the bathroom y... Read More »
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Double kitchen sink has a foul organic smell like wet roots doesn't run slow no disposal do have a dishwasher no smell there have flushed it with hot water oxyclean and drain cleaner?

Do this. Pour baking soda into both sinks until baking soda can be seen in the drain. Pour white vinegar into the baking soda. It will foam massively, so step back. Keep pouring vinegar into the ba... Read More »
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How do you get rid of sewer odors from sinks i notice it on the first floor sinks and in the basemment. i have a sump pump and floor drain for utility tubs. we changed from septic to sewer 10 yrs ago?

A plastic bottle cap touched the element in the dishwasher Now I cant get the burnt smell out And when I use it the dishes now have a burnt smell Will baking soda hurt the dishwasher if I use it?

Its about 80% likely depending on what dishwasher you have but it doesnt hurt to try once.
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