RESIDENTIAL PLUMBING & FLOOD PREVENTION EXPERTS

Articles with 'DIY' as a tag.


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’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…

  • “Could not be happier!”

    Customer Review Paul Brice Review 07.09.14   Our hot water tank failed over 4th July weekend. Over the next few days the staff were extremely helpful in assisting with obtaining the part required via a warranty claim and were able to come out the same day they received the part to resolve the issue. Friendly, 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…