Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Portland Change Location
24/7 Emergency Services (503) 610-4183 Request Job Estimate

Blog Posts in Plumbing Tips

  • Water heater with leaking drain valve

    How do you Flush a Water Heater?

    Homeowners who have never flushed their water heater might be wondering “why is this important to do?” Removing the sediment and ...

    Continue Reading
  • An exterior faucet that is frozen due to freezing temperatures.

    How to Prepare Your Plumbing for Winter Weather

    Before the temperature in Portland falls below freezing, make sure you take the necessary precautions to ensure your home or ...

    Continue Reading
  • A service professional and a customer watching a video inspection of a sewer line.

    How to Repair a Clogged Rain Drain

    When it comes to maintaining the exterior plumbing of a home or business, the rain drain is an essential part of the plumbing ...

    Continue Reading
  • A licensed plumber showing a customer where their plumbing problem is located.

    Spring Maintenance Includes DIY Plumbing Inspection

    Looking for another way to be productive while at home? Take a look at our Do it Yourself (DIY) plumbing inspection – a quick and ...

    Continue Reading
  • A service professional introducing himself to a customer in her home.

    Invest Tax Refunds in a Plumbing Project

    During tax season, one of the toughest decisions homeowners face is determining what to do with their refund. While most people ...

    Continue Reading
  • A Mr. Rooter employee standing in front of his service vehicle.

    Tips on How to Love Your Plumbing

    Still looking for that special someone this Valentine’s Day? We know someone who’s polite, respectful and always on-time. Oh, and ...

    Continue Reading
  • Friends celebrating while watching a football game on TV.

    Plumbing Tips for Super Bowl Sunday

    Super Bowl Sunday is a great day for hosting a party. And while not everyone is an avid football fan, we can all count on plenty ...

    Continue Reading
  • A Mr. Rooter employee reviewing the service invoice with the customer.

    Preparing your Home's Plumbing for the New Year

    It’s the start of a new decade, and while everyone’s busy trying to maintain their 2020 resolutions, how about starting a ...

    Continue Reading
  • Mr. Rooter service professional inspecting a kitchen drain line.

    Drain Cleaning 101

    Drain problems are one of the most common plumbing issues that Mr. Rooter service professionals encounter on a daily basis. For ...

    Continue Reading
  • Gloved hand cleaning white toilet with a sponge

    How to Properly Do Toilet Maintenance

    Your toilets are some of the hardest-working appliances in your home. The average person flushes the toilet five to six times each ...

    Continue Reading
  • Frustrated woman in blue gloves on the phone next to a leaking sink

    Fixing Water Leaks in Your Kitchen

    Kitchens serve as the center of many activities for families, and are no place for irritating plumbing leaks that waste enough ...

    Continue Reading
  • Woman plunging kitchen sink

    Drain Cleaning DIY

    Clogged drains are some of the most common plumbing problems in the home. It’s important to address clogs as soon as you notice ...

    Continue Reading
  • Water bill

    Signs that Indicate a Hidden Leak

    Plumbing problems are never fun to deal with, but noticing them when it’s too late is even more frustrating. Unlike a recognizable ...

    Continue Reading
  • citrus fruits

    Tips for Keeping Your Garbage Disposal in Great Shape

    A reliable garbage disposal makes kitchen cleanup and meal preparation a breeze. Though this appliance can take on tough jobs, it ...

    Continue Reading
  • Mr. Rooter Plumbing showing a customer a drain camera on tablet

    More Problems Home Inspectors Tend to Miss: Sewer & Septic Tank Issues

    Home inspections tell you the real state of a home for sale so you don’t have to take it on the authority of the seller whether or ...

    Continue Reading
  • Thanksgiving meal on a table

    Stuff the Turkey, Not the Drain: 23 Tips for a Happy Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks and is often spent with the company of friends and family members. As homeowners begin to ...

    Continue Reading
  • Sump pump in a hole in cement surrounded by pipes

    Basic Sump Pump Maintenance

    Your sump pump is an important line of defense against basement and crawlspace flooding—an issue that affects more than 60% of ...

    Continue Reading
  • Patch of drywall missing over pipes in the wall next to a red wrench on a light blue tiled floor

    Things that Strain Your Plumbing

    Your plumbing is designed to handle daily use. However, many factors can affect the load on your plumbing, increasing its risk for ...

    Continue Reading
  • Sewer pipes

    Understanding Your Water Main and Your Sewer Line

    Even if you think you understand your home’s plumbing fairly well, you may be missing two crucial pieces: your water main and your ...

    Continue Reading
1-19 of 19 Results