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Mar 16, 2016

While most of us aren’t quite ready to get outside and get the spring cleaning tasks started – and with good reason – there are several pre-spring cleaning tasks that can get done this time of year that will make the official spring cleaning tasks go much faster.

For others, it means...Read more

Feb 15, 2016

Imagine you are clearing the dirty dishes from the kitchen table and you bring them to the kitchen sink only to find a major clog. The sink is full of dirty water and the drain is clogged.

Small leaks, clogs, and dirt or build-up all should be addressed when they occur at the kitchen...Read more

Avoid Bathroom Injuries With These Tips

Jan 31, 2016

Most of us are fixated on the cold weather this time of year. There are many things that the winter weather makes more difficult. The commute to work gets a little more interesting with icy cold temperatures, and staying warm is top of the list this time of year.

But, staying safe is...Read more

How To Be Water-Efficient In The New Year

Jan 11, 2016

This is the time of year when many people think about how their year went, and how they would like it to go next year. A lot of people use this time to make New Year’s resolutions.

These little promises that people make to themselves, or others, are a good way to improve behavior and...Read more

What To Do If Your Sink Overflows At Holiday Dinner

Dec 17, 2015

During this time of year people are running around town filling their shopping carts and shopping bags with food to prepare and gifts to wrap...Read more

Child-Proofing Tips For Your Plumbing This Holiday Season

Dec 2, 2015

Enjoying time with friends and family is the best part of this time of year. Many traditions are formed and upheld during these months, and generations keep the memories of loved ones alive through eating, sharing, and laughing...Read more

Don't Let Small Issues Become Plumbing Nightmares

Nov 5, 2015

This time of year, when the cold air settles in for good, and the fun outdoor activities are more about keeping warm than soaking up the sun, many families like to spend time visiting and eating hearty meals together.

Much of these meals are best enjoyed when shared with out of town...Read more

Fixing Tub & Shower Faucets

Aug 18, 2015

A three-handled faucet type has two handles to control hot and cold water, and a third handle to control the diverter valve and direct water to either a tub spout or a shower head. The separate hot and cold handles indicate...Read more

Removing the Stoppers on your Tub Drain

Feb 13, 2015

The drain on your tub can become clogged or damaged quite easily since it has to deal with a mess of hair, soap, dirt and grime each and every time...Read more

Why Does Water Trickle Through A Toilet Long After Flushing?

Jan 22, 2015

Replacing a flush valve (flapper) is perhaps the most common repair procedure performed on an old toilet, according to your local Olympia plumber. Olympia is a very historic town with lots of old Victorian homes, says Mr. Rooter.

Over time and due to the effects of chlorine and minerals...Read more

Winterizing Your Plumbing? Yes, Indeed says Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Olympia

Oct 29, 2014

For a lot of us, when the cool weather of fall settles in and there is no question that the warm summer days are gone for another year, it is a time to travel out of town and find some sunshine. Whether it be an extended weekend trip to Southern California, or traveling out of state to a...Read more

Water Heater Tips from Mr. Rooter

Oct 13, 2014

As the summer weather comes to an end and outdoor activities make way for indoor activities, this is a time to re-connect with family, and spend quality time with loved ones. However, if you have to travel away from home to do this, it is important that you take steps to make sure that your home...Read more

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