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    hghjmpr6 Posts: 1, Reputation: 1
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    Oct 25, 2005, 01:46 PM
    Bathroom Sink Smell...
    Someone threw up in my bathroom sink (why there when the toilet is only two feet away I do not know). The sink was plunged, and eventually drained. For good measure, I put a few doses of Liquid Plumr down the drain. Now there is a foul odor coming from the sink drain. Please help!
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    speedball1 Posts: 29,301, Reputation: 1939
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    Oct 25, 2005, 03:08 PM
    Hi Jumper,

    Ya got to stop throwing those wild parties! Pull the stopper and look down the drain about 6". You will see a small rod sticking oput. If there's hair hung upon it fish it out. Tonight before you go to bed pour 1/2 gallon of bleach down the drain and let it set over night. Next morning boil a large pan of water and flush the bleach and your smell down the drain. Cheers, Tom
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    fredg Posts: 4,926, Reputation: 674
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    Oct 26, 2005, 05:33 AM
    Drain odors
    As suggested by another post, pulling the stopper and following his directions is good advice.
    If you have trouble getting the stopper out, here is a link with step-by-step instructions on how to remove the stopper, if it's connected to a lever on top of the sink, for opening and closing it:

    Also, just simply using Liquid Plumber or other type cleaners will not get rid of the odor by themselves.

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