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The Top 3 Summer Plumbing Problems (and How to Avoid Them)

We often associate plumbing problems with winter – frozen and bursting pipes cause horror stories we will do just about anything to avoid. However, most people don’t realize that summer can present equally expensive problems for your plumbing. Here are the top three summer plumbing problems in Portland – and […]

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6 Things You Should Never Put Down Your Kitchen Drain

Many people flush anything down the drain. It seems like a quick, easy way to clean out your sink and get rid of waste. However, some of the things you are flushing down your drain could be doing serious damage to your pipes, and cause clogs as well as harm […]

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5 Signs of Leaks and Water Damage in Your Portland, Oregon, Home

One common issue prone to affect homes during the springtime in Portland, Oregon, is water infiltrating the interior. It is important to note that flooding is not the only means by which water can inflict severe damage on your home. In fact, continuous small amounts of water can effectively decay […]

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3 Reasons to Have Your Drains Cleared by Columbia Drain This Spring

The drains in your home or business are more important than you may realize. A problem with a drain, such as a blocked or clogged pipe, is more than an inconvenience; this can easily turn into a serious and expensive plumbing problem if left untreated. Rather than waiting until the […]

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Five Tips Your Plumber Wishes You Knew About Drains

Many problems plumbers get called for stem from people not understanding how their drains and pipes work. To help, we’ve gathered some of the top tips plumbers want to share to help you get the most out of your plumbing system, while saving you some headaches and costs on the […]

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Do You Need a Sewer Scope?

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How to Find and Fix Sewer Line Issues Fast If you suspect a problem with your sewer lines, or if you’re buying new construction, a sewer scope can save you time and money. Since plumbing is underground, sewer backups can be hard to diagnose. The average sewer replacement costs between […]

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How To Properly Maintain Your Water Heater Year Around

One of the most important pieces of the system is the water heater. In fact, during these winter months when the weather is severe and temperatures are cold, your water heater is even more important.   The challenge is, know how to find that most qualified company to hire for […]

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Is Your Plumbing Showing These Signs Of Winter Damage?

Now that we are on the other side of the holiday season many people take this time of year to plan ahead and set goals and budgets for the new year.   This is the time of year when thinking about your wish list for home improvement projects and which […]

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Know The Signs Of A Main Sewer Line Malfunctions

Having a major plumbing malfunction at any time of the year is disruptive. However, having a plumbing disaster come up while you are away from home or, at home but hosting overnight guests can be especially stressful. The main sewer line is the most likely section of your plumbing system […]

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Protect Your Plumbing From Cold Weather Wear And Tear With These Tips!

The fall is officially here and the stores are full of pumpkins and fall colors. Your favorite coffee shop has debuted their holiday flavors and there are many casserole recipes to get through. This is the time of year when we transition from the hot and busy season of the […]

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