Sewage Coming Up Through Bathtub

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sewage coming up through bathtub

Sewage Coming Up Through Bathtub Ind Insurance Company

when your main drain line is clogged water has nowhere to go but back up into your home so you probably have a main line clog if you flush the toilet and the water backs up into the bathtub or shower drains run the sink closest to the toilet for a minute and the toilet bubbles or the water level in the toilet rises, if you find water backing up into your bathtub the clog is probably further down the plumbing system for example you may find the water backing up into your master bathtub all of the fixtures in the master bath likely connect to the same secondary plumbing drain

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it simply means that there is an obstruction in the waste stack below the point where the tub drain connects you can clear most blockages in the stack with a plunger or a toilet auger if plunging, but if you have a clog in the main sewer drain line water gets directed to the next opening in this case your bathtub see image below since the main sewer line isnt completely clogged the water in your bathtub will eventually empty out within a few minutes and go back into the main sewer drain, but when your sewer line is partially clogged that large volume of water from flushing your toilet cant get down the drain fast enough and some of it diverts up your bathtubs drain since the drain line isnt completely clogged the water empties out of the toilet and bathtub after a few minutes, sometimes the musty smell coming from your bathroom is related to a dry ptrap the ushaped pipe is designed to hold water to prevent rodents as well as keeping sewer gases from coming up out of the drains

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