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New Water Heater Regulations for 2015

New Water Heater Regulations for 2015 The Department of Energy announced new water heater regulations and standards that began April 16, 2015. These changes will effect how water heaters are designed, manufactured, tested, distributed, and installed. These changes will affect manufacturers, wholesalers, installers and customers alike (Bradford White). For a detailed review of the changes please watch the Read the full article…


Professional Water Heater Install

  Water Heater Install? Hire a Professional Buying a new water heater can be expensive but then you also have to worry about hiring someone to install it?! It may sound tempting to save a few bucks and do the install yourself but that may not be the most effective or safest route to take.  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…


WaterCop Has Your Back – Flood Prevention

WaterCop Has Your Back – Flood Prevention Recently, one of our industry partners decided get on the flood prevention train and install a WaterCop Pro Series automatic water shut-off valve. After the installation was complete and the system operational, he was inspired to blog about how cool the system is. So that’s where we come Read the full article…


Water World is Celebrating 35 Years!

Water World is Celebrating 35 Years! As a local business McAdams Plumbing loves to celebrate the accomplishments of other local businesses. So we are very excited to tell you that Colorado’s own Water World is celebrating 35 fun-filled years of business. Opening in 1979, Water World hosted the only 2 water slides in the state Read the full article…


Looks Like Colorado Found the Winter!

Looks Like Colorado Found the Winter Happy Monday Colorado, and it looks like we finally found the winter! So we know what winter means: Slick roads, early darkness, and temperatures dropping well below zero, especially at night. The most important thing to remember when the weather starts changing like this is to drive safe, keep Read the full article…


All About Whirlpool Water Heaters

  All About Whirlpool Water Heaters So recently we ran into a situation with a customer dealing with their Whirlpool water heater. The quick and easy is that it was less than 2 years old, still under manufacturer’s warranty, but was malfunctioning and needed a new part. These folks weren’t sure what to do so 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…


Fun Fact of the Week: Water Pressure

Fun Fact of the Week: Water Pressure This week McAdams Plumbing is going to discuss how water pressure can wreck havoc on your home. Got your attention? Good. Let’s talk numbers. A waterline failure at 70 pounds of pressure can discharge around 650 gallons of water in an hour. That’s enough to fill an 8′ Read the full article…


Fun Fact of the Week 25/FEB/13

Fun Fact of the Week Alright, so with this week’s fun fact we’re going to talk a little about water waste. McAdams Plumbing always recommends that if you have a leaking faucet or toilet, you get it repaired right away. We don’t say this because we want your business (well, not entirely!). We say this 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…

  • I would request his service again

    Customer Review Tom Hammond Review 02.17.15 Chris was prompt, courteous, and provided me with several options. He did not push for the more expensive solution, and completed the repair as stated. I would request his service again. McAdams Plumbing, Inc. Response: Thank you so much for the great review Tom and we’re happy to hear Read the full article…

  • “Thank you, McAdams Plumbing!”

    Customer Review Nancy Kepner Review 12/09/13 This is a GREAT plumber. Our house started flooding this afternoon, and after no returned calls from other plumbers in the area, we saw reviews for McAdams plumbing and called. Chris was over at our house in 10 minutes, provided instructions to my panicked daughter over the phone as Read the full article…