How To Fix That Stinky Basement Toilet


Have a toilet or drain you rarely use that smells? Here’s advice on how to stop it from smelling. #cleaninghacks #toilettok

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Do you have a toilet or other type of drain in your basement that rarely gets used? Because the water in basement toilets is often left sitting without being regularly flushed, it can start to develop unpleasant smells. These odors originate from your sewer system or septic tank, but fortunately, there’s a way to get rid of them! In this TikTok, our plumbing experts at Dean’s provide a quick tip for how to fix a stinky basement toilet that just requires water and cooking oil. All you have to do is mix a quart of water and a tablespoon of cooking oil and then pour it into the toilet. This essentially seals and traps the smell, preventing it from escaping and stinking up your home.

For more handy tips and tricks, follow the Dean’s Home Services team on TikTok! You can also call us at 763-515-4852 with any questions.

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