Maintenance Tips & Tricks – 2000 – #20
Problem: Most floor drains not actively used tend to dry out. Sewer gases can escape when this occurs. Can the gases be stopped from escaping?
Solution: Pour 1/4 cup of cooking oil in the floor drain. The oil floats to the top of the water and prevents it from evaporating.
Contributor: Paul Salvo, Eaton Corp. TCC, East Lake, OH
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