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Environmentally Friendly Plumbing Solutions

Lowering your household’s water usage has a myriad of benefits, from lowering your monthly utility bills to helping to keep the greater Portland metro area green and lush. By making small changes to the utilities you use everyday …

Why you need a Grease Trap for Commercial Kitchens

In most commercial kitchens, a grease trap is usually required by law to collect excess oils and fats before draining into municipal water lines. This helps to keep underground pipes clear of debris and flowing smoothly throughout …

Apollo Drain voted one of the best Gresham plumbers

Three Best Rated has handpicked Apollo Drain & Rooter Service as one of the best Gresham plumbers. This distinguished honor means that Apollo Drain passed a rigorous 50-point inspection which measures company trustworthiness, …

How do rooters clear clogged drains?

Clogged drains can be an absolute hassle for homeowners. Not only do backed-up sinks and shower drains cause headaches, they can also be highly unsanitary and resurface germs that should have been sent down the drain. If nothing …

5 Signs of a Trustworthy Plumber in Happy Valley

When a plumbing emergency strikes, you need to know where to turn. Hiring a Happy Valley plumber isn’t something that you should take lightly, of course. While there are excellent professionals out there, you’ll also find plenty …

Plumbing for Clackamas homes and remodels

As Clackamas, OR continues its major growth spurt and attracts new residents year over year, newly constructed office spaces, new and renovated homes, and municipal buildings will require state-of-the-art plumbing services and …

Pipe repairs: Avoid tearing up your yard with CIPP

Cured-in-place piping (CIPP) is one of many trenchless methods to complete repairs on aging or damaged pipelines. Used for rehabilitating storm drains, sanitary sewers and some types of pressure pipelines, CIPP is essentially felt …

How to make your bathroom environmentally friendly

There’s a lot of “waste” that happens in the bathroom (if you catch our drift). We don’t mean just what goes in, but just the general amount of energy and resources your bathroom consumes. After all, bathrooms account for the most …

Essential Summer Plumbing Maintenance

The warm weather, the longer nights, and the smell of the barbecue going are just some of the wonderful parts of summer in the Pacific Northwest. Summertime also brings significant water use, whether it’s watering your garden, or …

Avoid Sewer Line Backups With Regular Maintenance

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Those are wise words and apply to more than your health. Preventative maintenance is the surest way to avoid sewer line backups. You can take care of your pipes with easy, common …

Apollo Drain is known for professional, thorough work. This long-time Oregon plumbing business takes care of both residential and commercial plumbing repairs.