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Serving Portland OR | Beaverton OR | Clackamas OR | Vancouver WA

Main line vs drain line infographic explained by D & F Plumbing in Vancouver WA and Portland OR.

What’s the Difference Between Main Line vs Drain Line?

  Unless you’re a plumber, it’s easy to confuse main lines and drain lines. Plumbers get these questions all of the time so we thought we’d finally settle this. Keep
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Hard water on faucet. D & F Plumbing, serving Portland OR & Vancouver WA explains the 7 warning signs of hard water and if you need a water softener.

Do You Need A Water Softener? 7 Warning Signs of Hard Water

Has your skin been dry and itchy? No, this isn’t an ad for a lotion…but it could help! Your flaky skin could be because of your water. The type of
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Home for sale sign and house. D & F Plumbing, serving Portland OR and Vancouver WA explains the common plumbing repairs to make when selling your home.

Common Plumbing Repairs to Make When Selling Your Home

From trimming the lawn to painting the walls, there are several things homeowners do when preparing to put their home on the market. However, you don’t want to get caught
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Water main leak - D & F Plumbing, serving Portland OR & Vancouver WA talks about how to tell if your main water line is leaking.

How to Tell if Your Main Water Line is Leaking

Spring has sprung! And after a cold winter some of your underground water pipes may have sprung a leak too! Main water lines are the pipes that bring clean water
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Brown water coming out of faucet. D & F Plumbing in Portland OR & Vancouver WA talks about signs your home needs repiping.

Signs Your Home Needs Repiping

The pipes that make up your home’s plumbing system work hard day in and day out to deliver your family water, but they don’t last forever. Eventually, they’ll start to
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Woman inspecting her kitchen faucet. D & F Plumbing in Portland OR & Vancouver WA talks about when it's time to call a plumber.

When is it Time to Call a Plumber?

How do you know when to call a plumber? There are many different reasons you may have to make the necessary call. Some may be obvious and pop up in
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stressed woman calling plumber to fix water leaking from ceiling - D & F Plumbing, serving Portland OR & Vancouver WA talks about ways to avoid expensive plumbing repairs.

Ways to Avoid Expensive Plumbing Repairs

It’s no use crying over spilled milk, but a leaky pipe–well that could certainly send someone to tears. Although emergency plumbing issues are rare, they do happen. And when they
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Broken water heater element. D & F Plumbing serving Vancouver WA and Portland OR talks about when should you replace your water heater.

When Should You Replace Your Water Heater?

Are your showers the temperature of that nasty lukewarm cup of tea you never finished? That could be a sign you need to replace your water heater. We can help
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Up close look at the inside of a toilet. D & F Plumbing, serving Portland OR & Vancouver WA talks about how to fix a running toilet.

How to Fix a Running Toilet

Is your toilet running? Better catch it! Ba dum tss! Okay, okay, now that we’ve got that dad joke out of our system, it’s time to talk about running toilets.
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