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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…


Winterize Your Home

Winterize Your Home As the weeks pass by, cold weather is creeping closer and closer. If you are not a cold weather fan like me, this does not have to mean all gloom and doom. The cold weather means the upcoming of the holiday season! Don’t let cold weather freeze your pipes, and your holiday 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…


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…


Getting New Counters? Think Plumbing!

Getting New Counters? Think Plumbing! If you’re thinking about have new counters installed, make sure you talk with you plumber first! What many people don’t know, and what many counter installers won’t/can’t tell you, is that if you have new counters installed in your kitchen or bathroom, you may need to adjust your plumbing. The 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…

  • “The price was very reasonable”

    Customer Review Thornton Paxton Review 1/30/14   We called McAdams in the morning after finding a leak in our basement and Chris M. had us set up with an appt. in the late afternoon of the same day. He was very courteous and friendly in helping us. When the afternoon came, Chris R., master plumber, Read the full article…

  • “Will recommend them to everyone I know!”

    Customer Review Meghan West Review 4.23.14 Chris R. is awesome! Very friendly, courteous, and knowledgeable. Every person that I have talked to at McAdams is exactly the same way. I am SO fortunate to have found them and will never need another plumber and will recommend them to everyone I know! Megan West McAdams Plumbing Read the full article…

  • “I have never had a company impress me like McAdams Plumbing”

    Customer Review Katrina B. Review 9/06/13   As a Property Manager of many single family homes throughout the Denver Metro area, I have often needed to find a plumber whether for emergencies or just everyday problems.  In the many years I have been working as a Property Manager, I have never had a company impress Read the full article…