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Businesses Save Money With CIPP Repair

As long as there have been sewer lines, they’ve been busting and needing to be repaired. In the old days, if a company needed a pipe replaced, it meant digging out the old one. Today, thanks to CURED-IN-PLACE-PIPE repair, or CIPP, …

How to Avoid Common Summer Plumbing Problems

It seems that every pipe pitfall has a season. Summer plumbing problems differ from those that happen in winter. You won’t need to worry about frozen fixtures during warm weather. If the water heater gives up the ghost in August, …

Do I Need a Sewer Inspection Before Buying a Home?

Would you buy a home before checking out the interior or walking around the yard? Probably not. Most prospective buyers look at a house from top to bottom, hiring an inspector to go over the property with a fine-tooth comb. But …

Do I Need a Plumbing Preventative Maintenance Plan?

Who needs a plumbing preventative maintenance plan? Anyone who depends on plumbing! If you’re a homeowner, business owner or commercial property manager, you can avoid costly plumbing repairs with a maintenance plan. At Apollo, we …

Maintaining the Grease Interceptor in Your Restaurant

Restaurants deal with many of the same plumbing problems as homeowners: freezing and busted pipes, encroaching tree roots and clogged drains. If you manage a restaurant, you know that a clogged drain or grease interceptor is more …

A Plumbing Glossary

An auger is a man-eating giant, right? And, PEX, you can get nice ones if you lift weights a lot. No? Well, no. That’s not right at all. “Auger” and “PEX” are plumbing terms. Plumbing snakes and augers come in all sizes. Some are …

Keep Pipes from Bursting During a Freeze

Winter is well under way and ideally homeowners should have prepared their plumbing for freezing temperatures last fall. If you didn’t get around to wrapping your pipes back then, you can still keep your pipes from exploding. …

Is My Septic Tank Leaking?

Are you worried your septic tank is leaking? A leaking or failing septic tank isn’t always easy to spot. You might not see any signs of a problem. Routine maintenance or an inspection can uncover a leaking tank, but most …

How Do Clogged Storm Drains Affect My Home?

Do you have a storm drain near your home? Maintaining them is important, as they are part of the city’s overall drainage system that helps get extra water off the road as quickly as possible. When autumn in the Pacific Northwest …

Is It Time to Replace My Water Heater?

Like it hot and fast? That’s most people’s preference when they turn the hot water spigot. If your water heater has failed, you’ll know it when the first stream of cold water hits you during your morning shower. Should you replace …

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