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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The New Water Heater Regulations and What to they Mean to Portland, OR

As of April 15th, 2015, new energy efficiency standards will be put into effect for water heaters nationwide. That means your current water heater model is about to become illegal! Well, sort of. Without being dramatic, we’ll try to explain. Basically, the recent push for a more environmentally conscious America has resulted in the DOE (Department

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Ask a Portland Plumber How to Save on Plumbing Repairs

The costs involved in plumbing repair projects are often a size-able cause for concern and worry for many homeowners, but it doesn’t always have to be that way.  There are a number of things you can do in preparation for a visit from a Portland plumber, and definitely a few items to make sure to address prior

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Do You Have RATS in Your Toilet?

Yes, you read that correctly: homeowners in Oregon are having a, uh… unique problem! The article at the link reveals that the public sewer system in Portland is so infested with rats that the rodents have been showing up — sometimes alive —in people’s toilets.  Apparently, the Multnomah County Vector Control fields about 10 to 15 calls a

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Tankless Water Heating FAQ: An Interview with a 3 Mountains Plumber

Hello, this is Matt from Service Inbound! I’m here with Klint Sloan from 3 Mountains Plumbing: he’s a technician, and he’s going to tell us a little bit about tankless water heating and why homeowners should consider it as an alternative to conventional water heating.  How are you doing, Klint? I’m good! Great!  So, basically,

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Plumbing in Portland: The 3 Mountains Way

3 Mountains Plumbing Gets te Job Done Delightfully Got a Portland plumbing problem?  Who you gonna call?—3 Mountains Plumbing! Why? Because we make plumbing delightful!  Don’t laugh. We really do. That’s our motto and we’re sticking to it. What is delightful plumbing you ask? Aside from being perhaps the biggest differentiator of our unique Portland

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2014 Portland Plumbing Checklist

Happy New Year from the team at 3 Mountains Plumbing of Portland!  Here’s to a healthy and happy new year of new beginnings and perhaps new plumbing systems! Maintaining and updating household plumbing systems remains essential to the efficiency and longevity of those systems. Here’s a quick list of some of the products and services

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Portland Plumbers Here to Save the Holidays!

Portland Plumbers Here to Save the Holidays! No, really, at 3 Mountains Plumbing we have and will continue to save holidays in Portland!  Plumbing mishaps are pretty much always frustrating, but can be especially daunting around the holidays when hosting a household full of family members and friends.  That’s why we are always on-call and available to

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Happy Holidays from Our Trusted Portland Plumbing Team at 3 Mountains Plumbing

As we look towards our 14th year of providing residential plumbing service throughout the greater Portland area, we think of how thankful we are to be an ongoing part of this community. We’d like to take this opportunity to thank you, our friends and customers, for your ongoing support and constructive feedback and testimonials.  Our team—everyone

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3 Mountains Plumbing: A Delightful Portland Plumbing Company

We Make Plumbing Delightful Plumbing?  Delightful?  Huh?! We know, we know, these are two words you don’t often hear together. In fact you have probably never heard  delightful and plumbing go together—unless of course you’ve worked with the team with 3 Mountains Plumbing. Over a decade ago when we set up shop in Portland, we knew we needed to do

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