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Plumbing Myths

Plumbing Myths Stinky garbage disposal? Throw some lemon rinds down it! Don’t know what to do with those eggshells? Go ahead and send those down the disposal too! Problem solved right? Wrong. There are many myths in the do-it-yourself plumbing world, such as those listed above. Unfortunately, believing some of these myths can cause a Read the full article…


Beware of FOG

Beware of FOG Happy Monday everyone! This week we are going to talk about avoiding FOG. Not fog, rather FOG: Fats, oils, and grease. These buggers are what cause the majority of drain cleaning issues in your kitchen sink. We’re highlighting a great blog produced by The Trusted Plumber, out of Phoenix, AZ. To read the original Read the full article…


Be Careful What You Flush!

Be Careful What You Flush! Recently, The Denver Post released an article telling homeowners to be careful what they flush. The reason this came about was because it a sewer main in Aurora became completely clogged with personal wipes and caused toilets to back up along the entire block. Please read over the article below to Read the full article…


Grease: Your Drain’s Worst Enemy

Grease: Your Drain’s Worst Enemy Thanksgiving is around the corner, which offers us this week’s blog topic: grease in your drains. It’s important that you remember after that big meal full of sleep inducing turkey, not to pour grease and food scraps down your drain. Most people are under the impression that you can put 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…


Things That Shouldn’t Go In Your Drain

Things That Shouldn’t Go In Your Drain So after the last couple of weeks MP has decided to start a blog series called “Things That Shouldn’t Go In Your Drain.” Very simply, we are going to show you what some of our customers have mistakenly put down their drains that have had unfortunate (and sometimes Read the full article…


With the Holidays Around the Corner…

With the Holidays Around the Corner… “Credit Kipp J Schoen Photography: http://schoenphoto.zenfolio.com“   For this weeks blog McAdams Plumbing wants to make sure our friends and patrons are prepared for the upcoming holidays and all that they can bring. First off, we need to let you know that like most businesses, McAdams Plumbing will be Read the full article…

  • Courteous, knowledgeable and efficient

    Customer Review Mary Glatz Review 11.22.14 Rick McAdams came over for a consult on a Saturday morning, diagnosed the cause of the water coming through a doorframe in the downstairs bathroom – a loose overflow drain connection in the upstairs master tub. He fixed the problem, was courteous, knowledgeable and efficient, all for NO CHARGE! Read the full article…

  • “One of the best jobs he had ever seen.”

    Customer Review Gary Koenig Review 7/11/12 Rick was here yesterday and installed a new water heater for my house that is currently being built. A very nice guy and he did a great job. Today Andy Smith from the City and County of Broomfield stopped by to perform the inspection. He said the plumbing work was Read the full article…

  • “Great experience every step of the way!”

    Customer Review Shellie Joiner Review 6/21/13 Description of Work: Replaced water heater Customer Testimonial: Great experience every step of the way!  Everyone was professional and friendly.  Rick and Chris were on time, pleasant, professional and very informative. I have found a plumbing company for life and one I feel comfortable refering my friends to.  Thanks Read the full article…