Leaky Pipes in Portland, OR

In the long run, ignoring the smallest leaks can lead to devastating effects on your every life…and your wallet. Any signs of leaky pipes should be addressed immediately. Here are some things to look out for that may indicate you have leaky pipes somewhere in your plumbing system: Dripping sounds Water spots or puddles of

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Portland Plumber: 3 Most Common Winter Plumbing Problems

There are many plumbing problems that can arise when temperatures drop during the winter. Luckily, a Portland plumbing professional can help save the day by visiting your home and pointing out plumbing problems before they begin. For example, the following is a look at three of the most common winter plumbing problems – and how to avoid

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Portland Plumber: Prevent Frozen and Burst Pipes This Winter

One of the most common wintertime plumbing problems is frozen pipes. A frozen pipe can easily become a burst pipe, and that is something to avoid – especially in the middle of the night or while you are away, which is when your plumbing system is typically most susceptible to freezing temperatures. Luckily, there are

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Burst Pipe Repair Portland

Plumbing Emergency That Demands Immediate Attention A pipe broke outside this customer’s home and he couldn’t find the shut-off. We walked him through the process and then came out to fix the problem. It is extremely important that you locate not just the main water shut-off to your home, but all of the inside shut-offs

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Burst Pipes Portland

Attempt to Thaw Out Pipes to Prevent Bursting Portland may be seeing a lot of rain this week, but that doesn’t mean winter isn’t in full swing. You never know when a cold front is going to hit, and you’re going to need to flip into winter mode. That not only means turning the heat

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Galvanized Pipe Replacement Portland

Signs You Need a Pipe Replacement Most homeowners know the unfortunate truth that household plumbing pipes must, at some point, be replaced—especially galvanized pipe—and it just so happens that there is an overabundance of galvanized pipe in older Portland homes. What is Galvanized Pipe? Galvanized pipe is pipe made of steel that has been coated

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Emergency Plumbing Portland

3 Mountains Plumbing: Open 24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week Water main break?  Toilet or sink clog?  Leaking ceiling?  Basement or crawlspace flooding? These things may seem scary, but we see and repair these types of plumbing emergencies every day. We understand that you want to protect your home and maintain a sanitary

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Ask a Portland Plumber: Why Are My Pipes Leaking?

What to Do About Your Leaking Pipes There’s nothing fun about a leaky pipe. There are, however, solutions and the Portland plumbing experts at 3 Mountains Plumbing can provide relief.  The first thing to keep in mind is that no matter what the reason for the leak, it demands immediate action.  While there’s nothing fun

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