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mildew drains

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Every summer the shower drain and sink drain in one bathroom reek of mildew. A chlorine bleach splash before bed keeps it in check, but any idea why this is happening?
If you look down the drain, is there water you can see? There should be standing water in the trap.

Do you use this bathroom regularly?
Yes, there's water in both sink and shower traps and yes, we use the shower and sink daily. That's also the bathroom was the bashful flushing toilet. Send me a winning lottery ticket and I'll tear the whole room out and redo.
I don't know what to tell you... I would need to confer with some of the guys I work with on this one...

If you get a chance, you could ask a plumber if he /she ever heard of this too!


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