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3 Mountains Plumbing: Your Delightful Portland Plumbers

What Does it Mean to be a Delightful Plumber? Portland’s 3 Mountains Plumbing says it’s their business to “make plumbing delightful.” Okay, that sounds nice, but what does it really mean? A feeling of delight is hardly the first thing that comes to mind when a plumbing emergency is at hand. But if a plumbing

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Portland Plumber: How to Winterize Your Home

2 Easy Ways to Winterize Your Plumbing Systems Winters may not be particularly harsh in Portland and surrounding areas, but it is always important to be proactive by winterizing the plumbing systems in your home. It seems like common sense, but many people simply forget to take these small steps. There are a few simple things you

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Ask a Portland Plumber: How Do You Replace My Water Main Line?

Why Choose 3 Mountains Plumbing for Your Replacement In Portland, homeowners are responsible for all pipe between the sidewalk water meter and the foundation of their homes. More pipe means more room for water service failure. Fortunately 3 Mountains Plumbing are expert water main line replacement professionals serving the greater Portland metro area. 3 Mountains

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Water Main Line Pipe Failure in Portland

Wirsbo Pipe Replacement Often Best Option 1. Kick and scream! Then, take a deep breath and remind yourself that the experts at Portland-based 3 Mountains Plumbing are prepared to help—with same day service if necessary. 2. Call a plumber that offers a warranty! 3 Mountains Plumbing has been serving the greater Portland metro area for over a decade and

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Clogged Drains in Portland

Professional Drain Cleaning Recommended Drain clogs are no fun. They are wasteful, unsanitary, and inconvenient. Understandably many homeowners are convinced that clogged drains can be fixed in a do-it-yourself fashion. Wrong! Call a plumber to save money, save your pipes, and save your sanity. Do Liquid Plumbing Solutions Work? Yes, but only as quick fixes.

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Water Main Line Replacement Options Portland

Ask a Portland Plumber: Best Choice for Portland Water Main Pipes? Water service piping decisions can be overwhelming. In Portland, unlike most cities, homeowners are responsible for all pipe between the sidewalk water meter and the foundation of their homes. Greater pipe distance means a greater possibility for water main line replacement emergencies. Making informed

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Ask a Portland Plumber: Why is My Water Bill so High?

Hidden Water Leaks Main Cause of High Water Bill Is your Portland water bill suddenly out of control? You’re not alone. Many Portland residents experience sudden spikes in water costs without quite knowing why. Neglected plumbing systems run smoothly–until they don’t. It is not uncommon for a minor plumbing issue to swell a water bill

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Common Garbage Disposal Repairs in Portland

Garbage Disposal Broken? Here’s Why Garbage disposal repair is a fairly common kitchen plumbing issue, and it’s often one homeowners can address themselves. Keep in mind that just because a garbage disposal has stopped working doesn’t necessarily mean it has to be replaced. Often, you can identify the problem by listening to the sound, or

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Portland Plumbing Myths Busted!

Truth vs. Fact: 3 Mountain Plumbing Experts Tell All Rather than pay the expense of hiring a professional plumber, many homeowners choose to maintain their Portland plumbing themselves as much as possible. Unfortunately, however, what homeowners think they know about their plumbing systems may not always be true. The following is a look at some of the

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Portland Plumber: How to Prevent Toilet Clogs

Avoid Embarrassing Toilet Backups If you plan on entertaining for the holidays — whether hosting a large party or simply putting up the in-laws while they’re in town  — more people in your house means your toilet plumbing will be working overtime. A toilet clog is never fun to deal with, and it’s even worse when it

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