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Shower plumbing is Portland Plumbing Plus' top specialty with many shower installation projects to show for it in every aspect of shower plumbing in Portland - we replace shower valves, fix leaky or broken shower, install or replace showerheads, solve shower drain odor, stop a dripping shower, handle shower drain plumbing and all shower plumbing repairs.

How to Install a Shower

Choosing the right showerhead

Did you just buy an old house and are looking to replace your traditional shower with a modern one? Or do you want to convert your existing bathtub to a new shower? Irrespective of what your bathroom renovation need is, this tutorial will be helpful to you. Let's start by choosing the right showerhead for you. Availability of space is often the determining factor for choosing the right plumbing supply in your bathroom. If you have a limited space, you may want to choose the corner shower setting which complements your limited space to give you a chic looking shower setup.

Detachable, Standard or Hanging Showerhead? - Choose according to your style

Your choice of either a detachable showerhead, a standard showerhead or an overhead (hanging) showerhead is a function of your personal style. If you love compactness and resilience, then detachable showerheads are for you. And if on the other hand you want your showerhead installed permanently on your shower, you need to go for the standard showerhead. The hanging showerheads on their part are attached to the roof from where water splashes on you from above  independent of your shower. If you want to get the feel of a waterfall right inside your bathroom, then go get a hanging showerhead style.

We shall continue the series on How to Install a Shower in subsequent articles. In the meantime, make up your mind on which shower best suits your situation and style and go grab it. Do not forget to consult your bathroom remodeling or shower plumbing professional for help.

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Question: Dangers of Methane | Hydrogen Sulfide Gas | Sewer Gas

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Methane and Hydrogen Sulfide Gases

My daughter lives in Mexico. She has a very strong smell in all 3 of the bathrooms. The sink drains were installed upside-down and there is no seal on the toilets. This smell is making her whole family very sick. How dangerous is this, and how can she determine how bad it actually is? Limited resources in Mexico. I am concerned for their safety. Can you give me some more info. Her husband needs to be convinced on concerns for health. They have 5 little kids in the house.
Thank You

Answer

Before I even start to answer this question, I advice that your daughter call a certified plumber/professional sewer company or contact her local government over there for recommendations of certified companies to help them fix the sewer gas odor you described.

Before they try to open the sewer lid, the worker/plumber/sewer contractor should be aware or made to be aware that sewer manholes or any enclosed space within the sewer system contain invisible life threatening dangers such as Hydrogen sulfide gas, explosive gases and absence of oxygen.

Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) is a highly poisonous and inflammable gas which occurs naturally in natural gas, volcanic gases, crude petroleum and other natural occurrences. It is also produced by the bacterial breakdown of waste materials usually found in waste treatment plants, sewer systems, swamps. Hydrogen sulfide gas has a foul odor of rotten eggs similar to what you described in your question "very strong smell in all 3 of the bathrooms". For the purpose of this question, I will base my answers on sewer gas (Hydrogen sulfide produced by the break down of waste materials in sewer systems/waste management systems) This is how Hydrogen sulfide is produced in sewer systems/waste management systems: When microorganisms decompose waste materials in the sewer system/waste management system, this is done in the absence of oxygen and the resulting gas is Hydrogen sulfide (sewer gas)...

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