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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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Person putting food down kitchen drain. D & F Plumbing serving Portland OR & Vancouver WA talks about how long garbage disposals last.

How Long do Garbage Disposals Last?

Garbage disposals are a luxury or an essential kitchen appliance, depending on who you ask. They help get rid of waste and keep your plumbing system clear of clogs. However,
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Frozen outdoor pipe. D & F talks about winter plumbing tips to help prevent a pipe from rupturing in Portland OR and Vancouver WA.

Winter Plumbing Tips

Frozen pipes and burst pipes are expensive and stressful to deal with. During cold temperatures, burst pipes are one of the most common causes of property damage, estimating about $5,000
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Downspout and flooded lawn. D & F Plumbing in Portland OR & Vancouver WA talks about how to drain water from your yard.

How to Drain Water From Your Yard

While a gentle, steady rain can be great for your trees, plants, and yard, a sudden downpour can do just the opposite. Flooded lawns can ruin your yard, cause odors,
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