Avoid Floods with Drain Cleaning in Portland

Nothing is more frustrating than standing in a shower ankle deep in your own bathwater. It’s gross and defeats the purpose of washing. Either your tub is clogged or perhaps your sink and/or toilet. The most likely cause is a clog somewhere in the system. Over time this can lead to more serious problems. The

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Catch Basins and Storm Drains in Sherwood

The saying goes, when it rains, it pours. This is definitely the case with a clogged catch basin or storm drain. These vital components route water from rains, floods and other ground water into the sewer system–away from vulnerable areas of your home. Catch basins and storm drains jam from harmful debris, such as: •

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Sewer Main Backup in Portland

No matter where you live, the elements can have a severe effect on your sewer line. Sewer back-up occurs when the city or municipal drainage system overflows and sends water back through the pipes and into your home. During the spring, snowmelt and increased rains cause a surge in the amount of drainage a sewer

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Drain Repair Causes in Portland with 3 Mountains Plumbing
Drain Cleaning in Portland, OR

Are your drains acting up?  If you’ve been noticing that your fixtures are having repeated problems or back-ups, you probably have a drain clog.  In Portland, drain clogs are very common — even more common than some people think!  You can have an obstruction in your sewer or water line and not really notice it

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sewer line repair in Portland
Portland Plumber: Do You Have a Sewer Line Backup?

Toilet Paper, Tree Roots Both Causes for Clog in Drain Line A gentlemen, who takes care of an elderly family member at home, called because he noticed that family member tried to flush too much toilet paper down the drain at once. This could become a serious issue if not taken care of as soon as

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Ask a Plumber: Toilet Clogs in Portland

Ask a Portland Plumber: What to Do When a Plunger Doesn’t Cut It A customer reported that his toilet was clogged with toilet paper. He called us because he was unable to remove the clog with a plunger. This is a pretty common occurrence: Toilet becomes clogged, homeowner grabs a plunger and tries to remedy

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bathroom sink clog in Portland with 3 Mountains Plumbing
Bathroom Sink Clog Portland

Hair, Soap Scum Common Causes of Backups This customer had a slow drain problem in his bathroom sink. He tried snaking it, but that only made the problem worse and it ended up being completely plugged. He then took apart the trap below the sink, but was still unable to fix the problem. Having a

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plumbing backup in Portland
Plumbing Backup Portland

Multiple Fixture Backups a Sure Sign of Main Line Clog A customer called us whose plumbing was backed up throughout her entire home. The sink, tub, shower, everything was clogged. Having more than one plumbing fixture in a home be clogged at once is a good indication of a sewer drain clog, which, if not

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drain-clog Service in Portland with 3 Mountains Plumbing
Drain Clog Portland

Ask a Portland Plumber: What’s Clogging My Drains? Many homeowners know that sinking feeling when you notice your drains aren’t working at 100% capacity. As you sit and watch the stagnant water slowly drain down (or not drain at all) all of those commercials from the store bought chemicals are passing through your mind. You

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water jetting in Portland
Water Jetting Portland

Ask a Portland Plumber: Benefits of Water Jetting Your Drains If there’s one thing a life in the plumbing industry has taught us, it’s that every pipe (without proper maintenance) will eventually become clogged over time. Grease, hair, soap scum, sediment, sludge, roots and much, much more can slow or completely stop the proper function

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