Asked in Plumbing
What causes a sewer odor in the basement?
There is no water in a p-trap somewhere. The p-trap is a seal of water that prevents sewer odors from coming up every drain in your house. When they are dried out of water, the gases from the sewer or septic can come back into the house. You can fill them up with water again or, this is an old trick for seldom used traps, pour enough vegetable oil into the trap to seal the p-trap. The oil does not evaporate! ...
Asked in Painting and Staining
Can you paint over a water seal Such as painting over Thompsons water seal on a wood deck.?
You can paint over Thompsons Water Seal after 3-4 days with an oil based paint and after 30 days with a water based paint or stain. ...
You have water pooling behind the passenger seat of your 2004 Toyota Camry when it rains where is the water coming from?
Perhaps a bad door seal? Hole in floor? Rear windshield seal? Trunk seal? (check trunk area for water under spare tire etc.) Perhaps a bad door seal? Hole in floor? Rear windshield seal? Trunk seal? (check trunk area for water under spare tire etc.) ...
Asked in Jeep
Why is Water leaking out of rear main seal of willys jeep?
Water can not leak from the rear main seal, only oil. Most likely there is a leaking freeze plug near the rear main seal dripping water onto it. ...
Asked in Home & Garden, Plumbing
Is pee trap to catch water not let smell back out?
A p-trap is designed to hold water and form a seal so the toxic sewer gases cannot enter the house, named for its P shape ...
Asked in Home Improvement
Can you use a water seal product after it has started to gel?
No. The effectiveness of the water seal compound is in its ability to penetrate the surface. In a gel state, this ability is severely compromised. ...