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Save Your Landscaping With Trenchless Sewer Line Repair

Every sewer line has an expiration date. If the pipe joining your home to the public sewer line is 40 years or older, it’s end date is probably sooner than later. For some Portland homeowners, the idea of sewer line replacement …

Are Tree Roots Clogging My Pipes?

Tree roots can wreak havoc on pipes. Clay sewer pipes used in construction before about 1970 are particularly vulnerable to encroaching roots. Neighborhoods in Portland, such as Ladd’s Addition and Arlington Heights, are notable …

8 Reasons to Choose Pipe Lining Sewer Repair

When a sewer line clogs, it’s next to impossible for a home or company to function efficiently. With limited or no plumbing, a business can be forced to shut down. Historically, replacing a sewer line could be a nightmare. While …

4 Signs It’s Time for a New Garbage Disposal

How often do you use your garbage disposal? If you prepare meals at home, you probably flip the switch on this handy in-sink device at least once a day. The disposal breaks food into small chunks, preventing pesky pieces of …

CIPP Tops the List of Plumbing Innovations

They say necessity is the mother of invention. That may be a cliche, but when it comes to the plumbing in your Pacific Northwest home, it’s probably true. Each advance in pipe repair, drain cleaning or high-efficiency plumbing …

Plumbing Pitfalls to Avoid

Some Plumbing Problems Are Caused by Human Error As they say, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. As a homeowner, you will definitely come to find this old adage is quite true. Being a little more mindful towards your …

Plumbing Projects That Require a Pro

Don’t Get in Over Your Head With Dangerous or Difficult Repairs Television shows make home repair look easy. Knock out a wall? No problem! Lay down wood floors? It’s a breeze! Install a new toilet? All you need is tools! Real-life …

Why You Need to Winterize Outdoor Plumbing

Frozen pipes bring a sudden halt to normal life. You need to find a plumber for an emergency service call. It costs money and everyone in the family feels the pain of being without running water. People in the Portland-metro area …

How CIPP Is Different From Directional Drilling

Technicians use both CIPP (CURED-IN-PLACE PIPE) and directional drilling to install pipes. CIPP replaces and repairs existing pipes. Directional drilling establishes new lines. Despite different applications, the two technologies …

Why Is My Faucet Dripping?

A leaking faucet can drive you nuts. First, there’s the incessant drip, drip, drip. Second, there’s the fact that money and water are flowing down the drain. One drip per second adds up to more than 3,000 gallons of lost water per …

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