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Are Copper Pipes Safe?

The plumbing in your home is a vital part of the overall function of your house. Without pipes that work properly, you would be left in a real predicament. The piping in your home might not be something you think about often, but …

7 Signs It’s Time To Repipe Your Home

Plumbing is a challenging aspect of home repair that is most often best left to the professionals. With potentially high costs associated with replacing and repiping, knowing when to and when not to repipe your home is critical. …

Understanding Water Heater Anatomy

Water heaters stand steady in a dark corner of the home, ready to deliver hot water anywhere in the house. We rarely give them the time of day. They’re usually so dependable, until, of course, they aren’t. What makes a water …

Is CIPP Safe For Old Pipes?

The old way of repairing a pipe is more than messy. It requires digging that damages the landscape. During the destruction, there’s also the potential to damage old plumbing systems. A Nondestructive Way to Repair Pipes CIPP or …

Top 3 Signs You Need a New Toilet

Is it time to replace your toilet? If it’s running non-stop, if it looks worse than an outhouse, or if continually needs parts replaced or fixed, it’s definitely time for an upgrade. Here are the top 3 signs you need a new toilet: …

What Is Water Heater Sediment?

Water heaters, just like people, need an occasional checkup from a professional. During the inspection, a plumber looks at the pressure valve, temperature setting and anode rod. Your plumber may also recommend draining and …

Reduce Lead Exposure With Plumbing Upgrades

Stories about lead-contaminated water keep turning up like a bad penny. News about the Flint, Michigan tragedy has spurred fears in other cities about lead-poisoned water. Lead in Portland, Oregon water has made headlines. While …

What Is Directional Drilling?

Directional drilling is a method of underground pipe installation that doesn’t require digging trenches. Horizontal boring machines drill a pilot hole. The hole begins and ends at predetermined locations. The boring machine can …

Why Use Hydro Jetting to Clean Pipes

Cable Is Able, Jetter Is Better! Hydro jetting is a fast, no-dig method of clearing clogs from pipes. It is an alternative to laborious and destructive methods such as sewer snakes and excavation. Hydro jetting cleans and clears …

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