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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…


Garbage Disposal Dont’s

Garbage Disposal Dont’s As the holidays get closer many of us find ourselves spending more and more time in the kitchen. Whether you are preparing the turkey for Thanksgiving dinner or baking cookies for Christmas, your garbage disposal can prove to be a very handy companion. However, you want to make sure that you are Read the full article…


Beware of FOG

Beware of FOG Happy Monday everyone! This week we are going to talk about avoiding FOG. Not fog, rather FOG: Fats, oils, and grease. These buggers are what cause the majority of drain cleaning issues in your kitchen sink. We’re highlighting a great blog produced by The Trusted Plumber, out of Phoenix, AZ. To read the original 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…


Permits Are Important!

Permits Are Important! At McAdams Plumbing, we get quite a few questions about pulling permits. Some of the most common questions include “what is a permit,” “what does a permit do,” and “why is it important?” So we thought it might be a good time to address some of those questions in a blog. With Read the full article…


Frozen Pipes: 7 Easy Precautions to Take

Frozen Pipes: 7 Easy Precautions to Take Well I’m sure all of our friends and neighbors noticed the snow over the weekend. That’s Colorado’s way of saying Happy Mother’s Day! Many folks (myself included)  got a head start on their lawns thinking we were in the Spring free and clear. Not the case apparently. I’ve 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…


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…


Think Twice Before Shopping Online!

  Think Twice Before Shopping Online It is a digital age we are in, there’s no arguing that fact. Shopping online has become one of the most convenient services of the internet. It allows you to search for the product you want, compare prices amongst competitors, and have the best option shipped directly to you 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…

  • 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…

  • “They do a great job!”

    Customer Review Renee Kennedy Review 1/26/14 McAdams Plumbing is right on time fast knowledgeable. They stand behind there work and communicate to you what the problem is and what needs to be done. They do a great job! McAdams Plumbing Response: Thank you for the kind words Renee! We promise to keep offering the same Read the full article…

  • Great Service!

    Customer Review Trisha Miller Review 11.12.14 Great service! I called on a Friday at 3pm in Boulder, they were at my door in 30 minutes to give a quote on installing shower fixtures. They were able complete the job that next Monday morning. Not sure if they are the cheapest around, but if you are Read the full article…