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  • Repairing a Clogged Rain Drain

    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 ...

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  • Professional and polite plumber.

    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 ...

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  • Plumbing Tips for Super Bowl Sunday

    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 ...

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  • Sewer Video Inspection

    Does Mr. Rooter provide trenchless sewer line services?

    Absolutely! At Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Portland, we take pride in providing customers with the most professional sewer services in ...

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  • Winterize your Home's Plumbing System

    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 ...

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  • 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 ...

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  • Gloved hand cleaning white toilet with a sponge

    Proper 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 ...

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  • 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 ...

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  • 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 ...

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  • 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 ...

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  • 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 ...

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  • 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 ...

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  • Thanksgiving Meal

    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 ...

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  • 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 ...

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

    Factors That May Strain Your Plumbing and How to Help It Handle the Load

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

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  • 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 ...

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