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Glad I Found This Company

Customer Review Colorado N. Review 01.30.2016 This company has helped me twice (different issues).  The second time I tried to avoid calling them by doing the work myself and I was almost (so close) successful but there was a leak so I ended up calling McAdams.  They came and not only fixed the leak (which Read the full article…


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…


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…


Kohler Touchless Toilets Are Awesome!

Kohler Touchless Toilets Are Awesome! So yea, the nerd in me just got all types of excited over the new Kohler Touchless flushing toilets. They are pretty awesome. Check out the video below: How cool is that? Not only did Kohler produce a line of their most popular toilet style pre-installed with the Touchless system, 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…


Are You Drinking Toilet Water?

Are You Drinking Toilet Water? Our friends at 9News have posted a great investigation piece on back flow and how it can effect the water in your homes called “Are You Drinking Toilet Water?” You can read the introductory article and watch the teaser here. The complete video investigation can be watched here. The big 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…


Do It Yourself!

Do It Yourself! At McAdams Plumbing we are constantly trying to find ways to help our customers. Then we thought, why not just make a page that teaches people how to handle easy, safe plumbing repairs all by themselves? Thus, the Do It Yourself with McAdams Plumbing page was born! With this new page McAdams Read the full article…

  • “We were so happy to find an honest company”

    Customer Review Alexandra R. Review 8/22/13 We were so happy to find an honest company to just come and get our water heater re-started and not charge a fortune for the trip and not try to sell us a new tank, (ours is about 7 years old) We called yesterday at the end of  the Read the full article…

  • “Everything was spotless.”

    Customer Review Jeff Kasman Review 2/20/14   Very helpful and professional. They sent Chris R out with in less than an hour after I called for a backed up sewer line and he was finish with in about an hour after that. Everything was spotless. You couldn’t tell any work had been done. It was Read the full article…

  • “Above and beyond scope of the job.”

    Customer Review Nathan Hawk Review 5/11/12 After completing all the work, Richard took time to carefully explain the issues, and then he ran a couple of tests that I felt were above and beyond the call of duty. And then he gave me a one year warranty that was, again, above and beyond scope of Read the full article…