Changing Water Heater Regulations in Portland

The National Appliance Energy Conservation Act (NAECA) has decided to change its water heater energy factor (EF) requirements. The new water heater regulations became effective as of April 15th. This means that as a homeowner, you need to re-evaluate your water heater situation fairly quickly. With these new standards, manufactures won’t sell the current models

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Why You Should Install a Tankless Water Heater in Portland

If you’re dedicated to making your home more energy efficient, then why not install a tankless water heater? Portland residents will be pleased to know that according to Energy.gov, a typical household can save more than $100 per year with an ENERGY STAR® tankless appliance. Unlike conventional storage water heaters that store between 30 and

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Water Conservation Tips for Portland Homeowners

Even in the Northwest, where rainfall feels constant, it’s still important to conserve water during the summer months. And summer is almost here, which means environmentally conscious homeowners have a lot to do to prepare for a water-saving dry season. The 3 Mountains Plumbing experts want you to know how! One of the first steps is

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Tips For Drain Cleaning in Portland

Clogged drains happen in every home, but you don’t always need a professional plumber to perform your drain cleaning. Portland residents can try a number of things themselves to unclog their drains before calling a plumbing company like 3 Mountains Plumbing. A sink that won’t drain, a toilet that overflows, or standing water in the

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