Did you know that you can make a chunky candle holder out of copper pipe pieces? When you’re done, you can spray paint it any color you want so it will go with your decor. Use these as Fall decorations, then make some more for next Spring! This design makes a holder for 4 taper…

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Believe it or not, a rodent problem may be a sign of a break in your sewer lines. Rats live in sewers and can make their way from your city/main line tie-in to the pipes running behind your walls. An average rat can squeeze through a crack or opening in your sanitary sewer the size…

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Your drains are arguably the most important part of your home’s plumbing system. Without drains and drain pipes, wastewater would have nowhere to go. Gravity allows our kitchen, bathroom, and outdoor drains to just work, without much needed from the homeowner. This makes it easy to overlook drains until a problem pops up.  Avoid chemical…

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When you finally decide to kick things off, there are few things more exciting than a remodeling project. It’s a chance to imagine and then see your home in a whole new light. However, when it comes to a complex renovation project like your master bathroom, there are several potential pitfalls that can trip you…

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Check out the two infographics below to learn more about some of the common items you shouldn’t be putting down your sink or your toilet! Follow these tips and your plumbing is sure to thank you.   What Not To Put Down Your Kitchen Sink Drain                  …

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Major plumbing problems are generally rare, but—when they do happen—they can take a serious bite out of your household budget. Pipe leaks, slab leaks, sewer line repairs, and other projects can run in the thousands of dollars. Your priority, when possible, should be preventing these problems from happening or, at the very least, taking fast…

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A major plumbing problem, such as a water heater tank burst or a sewer backup, is every homeowner’s nightmare—and for good reason. These major plumbing issues can cost thousands to repair and clean up after. The good news is that not all of these issues are inevitable. In fact, some of them can be avoided…

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Did you know that your main water line can crack, causing all sorts of plumbing issues? This is the line that brings clean, fresh water to your house every time you turn on a faucet, so it’s important that it is in great working order. If you suspect you need waterline repair in Portland, OR,…

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Some properties in the area may have a hidden plumbing issue that the owners are completely unaware of. The culprit is polybutylene (PB) pipes, which were used for plumbing purposes between the years of 1975 and 1978, until it was discovered that they become brittle and crack over time, so they were subsequently outlawed. However,…

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There are so many laws that you have to remain in compliance with as a business owner. No matter what type of business you have, there are laws governing all aspects of your work. This includes your plumbing! That’s right…there are laws pertaining to your plumbing that you must follow or face a fine. If…

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