How to Keep Your Drains Clog-Free This Winter

If you are concerned about the drains in your Portland, Oregon, house clogging this winter, you may want to consider having them cleaned as preventative maintenance. Then, you can get through winter with less stress about the plumbing in your home. Use a grease can or throw away your cooking […]

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3 Ways Snowmelt Can Cause Problems for Homeowners

Spring is here, and many property owners in the Portland area are likely excited for the snow to melt and the cool weather to give way to warmer temperatures. In addition, every property owner should understand the risk of water damage from snowmelt. Columbia Drain in Portland, OR can help […]

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The Top 5 Reasons Drain Clog During the Holidays

Clogged drains are a bigger problem during the holidays in Portland, OR, than any other time of year. Drains work overtime during the holidays because of more people in a home, which increases the use of the plumbing system.  If you want to avoid holiday clogs, contact us to have […]

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Prevent Your Bathroom Drains from Clogging

If your bathroom drains are a constant problem, you may need to have drain cleaning services and then start to prevent future clogs.  If you notice your pipes gurgle, or drain slow, then call Columbia Drain in Portland, Oregon, this fall to make sure your drains and sewer lines are […]

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Reasons to Get Your Drains Cleaned this Fall

If you have problems with your plumbing getting clogged, fall may be an appropriate time to get them checked.  With the increase in rain and tree roots growing toward sewer lines as the weather gets colder, having drains inspected and cleaned can help you avoid major plumbing problems during the […]

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What’s in Your Floor Drain?

A floor drain is a drain that is usually in your basement, laundry room, or garage.  They are installed to get rid of water if your house floods and deal with backup problems.  Maintaining a floor drain is important but rarely thought of unless someone calls a plumber for preventative […]

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Buying a Home In Portland Don’t Forget to Scope the Plumbing

Buying a home in Portland is a major step toward settling in the area.  With the waterways and storms in the area, a sewer scope is an excellent way to make sure you are investing in the right property.  Once you find one or two homes that you want to […]

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Are You Keeping Your Catch Basin Maintained Regularly?

Catch basins – those round or square steel grates that are seemingly everywhere near parking lots, buildings, and curbs – play an essential role in keeping sewer lines running and clear. Failure to follow proper maintenance can lead to backups, pooling in the streets, damaged pavements, and flooding in the […]

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Buying a Home? Why You Need Its Sewer Scoped

As a home buyer, home inspections are critical pieces of due diligence that you should absolutely include as part of your checklist before making any purchase. One of the most important inspections a buyer needs to consider is also one of the most overlooked: sewer lines. Despite their importance, especially […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Ignore a Clogged Drain

Will My Clogged Drain Fix Itself? Clogs in drains are common. From hair build-ups in the shower to food debris in the kitchen sink, your Portland drains will clog from time to time. However, if you notice a persistent clog or find that you can’t fix your clog with your […]

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