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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…

  • “I will use no other plumbing company”

    Customer Review Cory Amend Review 5.6.14 I have been able to get to know the entire McAdams family over the last two years and their service is outstanding!  It is refreshing to work with a small, family owned business that does work as promised and on time.  I will use no other plumbing company. McAdams Read the full article…

  • I would highly recommend this business

    Customer Review Gretchen Steinbrueck Review 8.24.14 Chris R was to my house within 30 minutes and had both my toilets repaired in less that 20 minutes. He was friendly yet professional and explained everything that was going on and how he would fix it. I would highly recommend this business to anyone and it’s nice Read the full article…

  • We are now a customer for life

    Customer Review Brad Coen Review 10.17.14 One of our properties had a major plumbing issue and McAdams Plumbing was there within the hour and had it fixed in no time. We are now a customer for life. McAdams Plumbing Response: Thank you for the outstanding review Brad! We’re happy to welcome you to the McAdams Read the full article…