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A recent sump pump installation by 3 Mountains Plumbing in Portland
Portland Plumber: Do You Have a Sump Pump Installed?

Are You Prepared for the Rainy Season? We receive lots of sump pump related calls this time of year during Portland’s early spring months in March and April.  Our excessively rainy season takes a toll on sump pumps, often overworking their switches.  A broken sump pump switch may lead to basement or crawl space flooding–something

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What Makes Portland Plumbers Unique?

3 Mountains Plumbing Team Made Up of All Journeymen Plumbers  Journeyman plumber licenses are not required in every state, but they are in Oregon—making the plumbers at 3 Mountains Plumbing in Portland, Oregon all the more qualified to assist with your plumbing needs. Need a plumber? Don’t call just anyone.  Make sure you and your

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water line replacement in Portland
Water Service Replacement Portland

How to Know You Need Water Line Service More and more 3 Mountains Plumbing is hearing from customers who are getting calls from the city of Portland saying that their home’s water usage is too high.  What does this mean?  It could mean there is a water leak in any of your home’s plumbing fixtures.

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dirty drain cleaning Service in Portland with 3 Mountains Plumbing
Drain Cleaning in Portland

Signs You Need a Portland Plumbing Expert Drain cleaning may seem like an easy fix to make to your Portland home, but cleaning a drain may lead to more serious piping problems, so beware. Drain clogs are inevitable.  They are caused by the natural buildup of organic waste including grease, soap, and other sediment. Here

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tankless vs conventional water Heater in Portland
Portland Plumber: Tankless vs. Conventional Water Heaters

Which is Better For Your Home? If it’s time for a water heater replacement in your Portland area home, you need to know the facts.  3 Mountains Plumbing of Portland has proven and successful experience with water heater replacements. Overall, tankless water heaters are better for the environment and for long-term success and safety.  Still,

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sewage line repair in Portland
Sewage Line Repair Portland

Portland Plumber: 3 Common Causes of Sewer Smells in Your Home Is there a foul odor in or around your Portland area home? The smell is more than likely related to a sewage issue. While it is recommended to immediately call an expert Portland plumber to avoid possible illness, you should also be informed as

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sewer smell in Portland
Ask a Portland Plumber: What’s Causing That Sewer Smell?

Plumbing System Not Working as it Should Are you experiencing a sewer smell in your Portland area home? This could mean any number of things about your current plumbing system, but it is definitely a sign that something is not working as it should. The first thing to be aware of is the possible threat

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tankless installation in Portland
Portland Plumber: 3 Benefits of Tankless Water Heater Installation

Instant Hot Water, Less Cost 3 Mountains Plumbing of Portland receives calls from many customers complaining of tankless water heater problems—most of which were hastily purchased from local home project stores, and installed incorrectly or not sized appropriately. If  installed properly by an experienced professional, they are far more beneficial for long term Portland homeowners.

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water heater repair in Portland
Portland Plumber: Common Water Heater Repairs

Check for Signs of Water Heater Leak Water heater repairs are common in Portland. There are many working parts that make up a water heater and many things that can go wrong if not installed properly in the first place. Repairing water heaters for more than a decade, 3 Mountains Plumbing has found that trouble

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garbage disposal repair Service in Portland with 3 Mountains Plumbing
Garbage Disposal Repair Portland

Portland Plumber: 4 Ways to Fix Your Garbage Disposal It’s so easy to start shoving and pouring everything down your garbage disposal—that’s why it’s there, right?  Well, not exactly. We must learn to be nice to our garbage disposals! Of course you don’t want to get a fork or other object caught up and mangled

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