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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…

  • “Richard came out the same day “

    Customer Review Rebecca’s Review 2/25/12 After dealing with another plumbing company (3 visits) I gave up and called McAdams Plumbing. I needed to have a sump pump pit cleaned out and a new sump pump installed. Richard came out the same day I called to give an estimate. This was a Friday. Monday morning he Read the full article…

  • “Great customer service and reasonable pricing.”

    Customer Review Justin David Review 1/28/13     Quality Excellent I had a plumbing emergency that needed to be fixed ASAP. McAdams Plumbing responded quickly with great customer service and reasonable pricing. I would definitely recommend them to anyone! THANKS McAdams Plumbing Response Thank you so much for your kind words Justin! It was great working Read the full article…

  • “I was getting ready to sell my house and didn’t have much time.”

    Customer Review Margaret Lackey Review 2/18/13 Member Review: I Called McAdams to set up a visit to inspect my sump pump as there was some water standing in the hole, according to a home inspection. I was getting ready to sell my house and didn’t have much time.  Not only did Mr McAdams do the inspection, Read the full article…