sump pump vs ejector pump in Portland
Sump Pump Repair Signs Portland

Inspect Your Basement to Catch Problems Early On The air is crisp as autumn slowly falls upon Portland. While the rain tends to subside over the summer, as the seasons change, we like to remind our readers to check-in on their household sump pumps. We typically receive a resurgence of sump pump related calls each

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sump pump vs ejector pump in Portland
Portland Plumber: Sump Pumps vs. Sewage Ejection Pumps

What’s the Difference? While somewhat similar, we find that many of our Portland-based customers confuse the differences between sump pumps and sewage ejection pumps.  We felt it was worth witing up an easy guide to help clarify the differences and similarities between the two, and to explain why you might need one or both in your home. Similarities

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Sump pump installation in Portland
Sump Pump Installation Portland

Portland Plumber: What is the Best Sump Pump for My Home? We hear this question quite a bit, and while we are happy to recommend our favorite, the short truth is that if you live in Portland, get a sump pump and have it professionally installed right away.  We all know that the amount of

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Portland Plumber: Spring Cleaning Checklist

It’s Time to Review Your Home Plumbing System In Portland, springtime is a beautiful time of year—a time to enjoy the outdoors while dusting up and reorganizing things indoors.  As a season of renewal, spring is the perfect time of year to catch up on household projects we’ve been putting off.  Part of that cleaning should

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Sump pump installation in Portland
Ask a Portland Plumber: How Do Sump Pumps Work?

Keep Your Basement From Flooding with a Sump Pump The primary function of a sump pump is to keep your basement or crawlspace dry and prevent flooding.  In the event that water flows to the sump pump via drains or natural migration, a properly functioning sump pump moves that water safely away from the building or

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Ask a Portland Plumber How to Avoid Basement Flooding

It’s Easy! Check Your Sump Pump It’s springtime! And in Portland spring means rain, lots of it. 3 Mountains Plumbing recommends that homeowners check that their basement or crawlspace sump pumps are in proper working order before an emergency occurs. 3 Mountains Plumbing has same day service available to meet all of your emergency plumbing needs, basement

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Sump Pump Failure Portland

Portland Plumber: Why Your Sump Pump Fails It’s March—and in Portland that means rain, rain, and more rain. As spring approaches, 3 Mountains Plumbing recommends that Portland homeowners be prepared. No one wants a flooded basement or crawl space, so know what to look for to avoid possible sump pump failures. What is the # 1 Cause

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A recent sump pump installation by 3 Mountains Plumbing in Portland
Portland Plumber: Do You Have a Sump Pump Installed?

Are You Prepared for the Rainy Season? We receive lots of sump pump related calls this time of year during Portland’s early spring months in March and April.  Our excessively rainy season takes a toll on sump pumps, often overworking their switches.  A broken sump pump switch may lead to basement or crawl space flooding–something

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