Posts by Scott
Discolored Water? What it means!
We often get calls about brown and discolored water. This could indicate your pipes are older, galvanized steel and may need to be replaced or at least assessed. Here are some common things you may start to notice if your pipes are in need of an upgrade; 🛠1)brown or rusty water 🛠2)aerators at faucets are…Read More
Why should I get my sewer line inspected with a camera?
The main purpose of getting your line inspected is to determine the current condition of the line to find any signs of; tree roots rat holes breaks and cracks for home sale/purpose purposes your own piece of mind 9 times out of 10 sewer lines do not back up unless there is a problem with…Read More
Have you ever had a water drop or leak from a pipe at your home? Not only can a small leak turn into a burst pipe, leading to flooding or other issues, but studies show the average household will waste 10,000 gallons of water due to untreated leaks. Here’s some tips to prevent leaks from…Read More
Tips for every new homeowner
Congratulations! You have either purchased your first home or have moved into a home new to you! Here’s 4 tips every new (or old 😉) homeowner should know when it comes to their plumbing system; locate your homes main water shut off valve. This is important for every homeowner to know in the event a…Read More
Garbage Disposal Tips
Here are some tips to keep your Garbage Disposal in good working order: never put hard to grind waste down the disposal (chicken, turkey bones or skins, banana peels, carrots etc), as they will clog the disposal run water for about 15 seconds down the drain before and after you add waste to it to…Read More
Getting your Pipes ready for Winter
Portland winters can be brutal & you want to make sure your pipes are protected from any cold conditions. Here’s a few of our top tips to help prevent any freezing pipes or breaks; wrap any un-insulated pipes in a blanket of foam. You can purchase foam tubes with a slit on the side from…Read More
What is Hydrojetting and the advantages
While cabling/snaking does a great job of getting a line open and draining when a blockage occurs, it tends to only poke a hole in that blockage and will most likely close up again and continue to be an issue. Hydro jetting actually scrubs clean the walls of the pipe and flushes out any debris…Read More
Tips for Locating the Water Shut Off Valve Within the House
Shutting off the water at the cut off valve located within the house is the best option for leaks that cannot be shut off by local valves. It will cut off your home’s entire water supply, allowing you to open up any pipe within the house. The property inspection report is always the best way…Read More