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Our Services: Plumbing Repair, Remodel, Repipe, New Construction Plumbing, Plumbing Installation, Plumbing Replacement, Plumbing Addition, Bathroom Addition, Laundry Room Addition, Plumbing Relocation, Defrosting Frozen Pipes, Water Heaters Sales & Installation, Water Heater Repair, Gas Piping, Gas Line Extension, Gas Line Relocation, Gas Conversion, Converting Electric Systems/Appliances From Electric to Gas, Converting Gas Systems/Appliances From Gas to Electric, Water Leak Detection, Hidden Water Leak Locating, Underground Water Leak Locating, Water Leak Repair, Gas Leak Detection, Hidden Gas Leak Locating, Underground Gas Leak Locating, Gas Leak Repair, Water Service, Broken Pipe Repair, Code Upgrade, Code Correction, Sewer Line Video Inspection, Sewer Scope, Sewer Line Installation, Sewer Line Replacement and Repair, Sump Pump Sales & Service, Sump Pump Installation & Repair, Sewer Pump Sales & Service, Sewer Pump Installation & Repair, Drain Line Video Camera Inspection, Grease Trap Installation, Grease Trap Repair, Grease Interceptor Installation, Grease Interceptor Repair, Drain Cleaning, Hydro Jetting, Drainage, Irrigation, Storm Systems, Rain Drain Systems, Sprinkler System Installation, Sprinkler System Repair, Pipe Locating, Underground Pipe Locating, Underground Utility Locating, Boring and Trenchless Plumbing, Excavation, Remediation and Restoration of Damage Caused by Water|Flood|Sewage|Fire, Home Renovation, Home Improvement and Construction Services... Go to "Our Services" Page for more

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Water leak detection engineers at Portland Plumbing Plus will help you find non visible water leaks and save you time and money by avoiding trial and error. We use the latest technology in water leak detection to find both the smallest leaks and buried leaking pipes. Stop that high water bill today by giving Portland Plumbing Plus a call, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. We provide water leak detection services for residential , commercial, home owners, property managers, property management companies, municipal, industrial, plumbers, plumbing contractors, plumbing companies, farm and agricultural customers.

 

Reviews For Portland Plumbing Plus

Hot Water Heater Repaired Free of Charge

Dustie P
Vancouver, WA
Thank You So Much!!!!!
I just wanted to say that Bob and his company is the best , Bob really helped me and my son we didn't have hot water for three days and because we are low income I was afraid to call anyone because we couldn't afford to get anything done but thanks to Bob we now have hot water again and he did it free of charge we thank him from the bottom of are hearts, my son who is only 6 years old made him a thank you card and I hope he realizes how much it means to us

Best quote and prompt service leaking pipe fixed

Cary
Portland, OR
I had a pipe leaking in my  kitchen which started pouring out water. I surfed around and got a hold of this company. When I called, I got his voice-mail and left a message. I became impatient when I didn't hear back from him immediately so I called other plumbers. All of the other plumbers had trip and emergency prices attached but I didn't mind because I should have fixed the pipe when it was just dripping water but I kept procrastinating until  it turned into an emergency. While I was still on the phone with one of the plumbers, someone called me back from P3 and gave the best quote with no trip or emergency attached. That was really excellent and unexpected so P3 got the job and came out promptly to fix the problem. I am highly satisfied with his service and his price is just awesome. I recommend this company to everyone.

Sewage Backing up Into House or Yard

Question
BACKGROUND: We have a septic system. Sewage was flowing out into the yard. The clean out was found to have the cap missing, which was replaced. Once the cap was replaced, the sewage began to back up in the house. When we would wash dishes, sewage would bubble up into the bathtub, the toilet would not go down, the bathroom sink would drain slow and gurgle. First plumber ran snake, said it was not clogged by us, but that the piping was laid wrong. Next plumber dug up where piping runs to septic tank, said there was grease clogging, also another fitting (? I don't really know proper terminology) was broke off--so said it wasn't draining right.
QUESTION: How long would it take for grease to clog system enough to back it up? We have lived here two years and never put grease down drain. Could this be from previous inhabitants? System has not been serviced since we've lived here, could that be problem? thank you

Answer
Sewage backing up into your yard or house does not have a direct relationship with "how long it would take for grease to clog system enough to back it up". In your situation, there are two most common causes of the back up. The first possibility is that your "out-going line/lines is/are clogged", and the second is that your "outlet baffle on the out-going side of your sewage tank is clogged" or "not functioning properly"

To determine what's responsible for the blockage, your "Distribution Box" (D-box) needs to be dug up. If the distribution box is dry, then know that the blockage is in the outlet baffle. And if the Distribution Box is flooded, then the out-going pipe/pipes connected from the Distribution Box and leading to the...

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