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Turn Up the Heat on Frozen Pipes

Turn Up the Heat on Frozen Pipes Colorado winters have a whimsical way of making our plumbing systems resemble the frozen caverns of the Ice Planet Hoth (yea, your plumber just referenced Star Wars, we’re cool like that). See what I mean? Anyways, as we all know prevention is better than reaction. So with that Read the full article…


Winterize Your Home

Winterize Your Home As the weeks pass by, cold weather is creeping closer and closer. If you are not a cold weather fan like me, this does not have to mean all gloom and doom. The cold weather means the upcoming of the holiday season! Don’t let cold weather freeze your pipes, and your holiday Read the full article…


Locate Your Main Water Shut Off

Locate Your Main Water Shut Off As a homeowner, and even a renter, it is extremely important to know how to locate your main water shut off valve. Why? Because if you live in a home long enough you are bound to spring a leak somewhere, at some time. Often, that leak will appear behind Read the full article…


We’ve Got All the Right Tools!

  We’ve Got All the Right Tools! One of the characteristics that separates professional plumbers from the rest of the wrenchers out there is the tools we use in our daily work. As you can imagine, there are a lot of different types of plumbing fixtures. Different producers, different parts, and different applications. All these Read the full article…


Getting New Counters? Think Plumbing!

Getting New Counters? Think Plumbing! If you’re thinking about have new counters installed, make sure you talk with you plumber first! What many people don’t know, and what many counter installers won’t/can’t tell you, is that if you have new counters installed in your kitchen or bathroom, you may need to adjust your plumbing. The Read the full article…


Dishwasher Flooding Repair DIY

Dishwasher Flooding Repair DIY A common problem the folks at MP run into with their customers is dishwasher flooding. Luckily, just last week, we came across a great blog written by Chris Barnes of the Huffington Post about some DIY tips for checking your dishwasher before you call out a plumber. And since we’re in the Read the full article…

  • “If you want excellent service call McAdams Plumbing.”

    Customer Review John Van Royen Review 11/06/12 The service performed was the replacement of the tank kit.  The ball float had completely broken off. If you want excellent service call McAdams Plumbing. My mother’s master bedroom toilet overflowed on a Saturday evening and she had quite a mess.  She told me the next morning  during our phone Read the full article…

  • “This was an excellent company to do business with”

    Customer Review Debra Russell Review 5.19.14    This was an excellent company to do business with, they were friendly and Rick came on a Friday afternoon and Jackie understood my feeling of helplessness with leaking water. I also was able to get rid of the noise that was irritating because my the water pressure was Read the full article…

  • “The service and qualitiy have been impeccable”

    Customer Review Julie Griffin Review 3.28.14 I am a new homeowner and have already needed a plummber twice. I asked a co-worker for a referral the first time and was given the name of McAdams. Both times I have used them, the service and qualitiy have been impeccable. It is rare that you find a Read the full article…