Slow Draining Sinks and Showers a Good Indication These may be the three words homeowners dread the most, and for good reason. Sewer line repair can be costly and time consuming, requiring the assistance of a professional plumber. In a municipal sewage system, homeowners are responsible for the line running from the home to the street; the
Custom Bathroom Plumbing in Portland We can probably speak for most homeowners when we say: The last thing you want to have to do in a plumbing emergency is find a plumber. You want to be able to call one you already know and trust. There are a lot of Portland plumbers out there, and
Helping Homeowners Afford Necessary Plumbing Services Everyone needs the occasional residential plumbing service, but not everyone can afford it – particularly those who are physically or financially challenged. For example, a homeowner may need the help of a remodeling plumber to retrofit a bathroom or kitchen to accommodate a disability. Fortunately, Portland offers nonprofit organizations such as
Solid Plumbing Helps to Maintain Integrity of Your Home During its closing credits, the popular made-for-TV film The Great Los Angeles Earthquake lists West Coast cities that scientists predict will experience a major earthquake in the near future. Portland. Ore., is one of those cities. Luckily, we haven’t had a big one yet, but the possibility remains.
Bathroom Remodel Makes Top 5 List for Best ROI In November 2010, Remodeling Magazine’s Cost vs. Value report was published with what some might call fairly bleak information and numbers. This report looks at the average cost of specific home improvement and remodeling projects, and compares how those projects will affect a home’s resale value. In previous
It’s Important to Know What Projects Require Permits In August 2011, the city of West Linn announced the launch of its Accela building permit program, which can issue permits for residential plumbing services when appropriate. After a West Linn plumbing contractor submits project plans that do not require a plan review, along with a permit application
Remove Damage Caused by Winter Storms Ah, springtime! Flowers are blooming, birds are singing, and it’s time for a home plumbing checkup. That last bit might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of spring, but this is indeed the perfect season to take stock of your home plumbing system and