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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…

  • Knowledgeable and reasonably priced

    Customer Review Sandy Clark Review 11.12.14 Very prompt and courteous service.  Knowledgeable and reasonably priced.  Would definitely use again! McAdams Plumbing Response: Thank you so much for the great review Sandy, we truly appreciate you going out of your way for us. We’re so glad you were pleased with your service. If there’s ever anything Read the full article…

  • “I’ll definitely be calling McAdams if I ever need a plumber again.”

    Customer Review Adam Carheden Review 6/26/13 Description Of Work: Investigated slow leak – Had suggestions that didn’t cost me money and didn’t involve cutting drywall. Member Comments: I have (or had) a slow leak that drips water onto my kitchen ceiling. Rick from McAdams investigated and suggested two possible causes: 1) A toilet in an Read the full article…

  • “The quality of work was excellent.”

    Customer Review RaeAnne Miller Review 3/23/12 When I called McAdams Plumbing, I was definitely in the market for a new plumber. I spoke with Rick, who told me that they serviced the Boulder area, where my rental property was located. I was impressed that he did exactly what he said they were going to do: Read the full article…