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Replacing Fixtures

February 22nd, 2011 in Blog by Hawthorne Plumbing0 Comments

In the Portland metro area there are several showrooms that offer a variety of main stream and boutique fixtures. Fixtures generally fall into three categories: the Cheap, the Reliable, and the High End.

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How To Hire a Contractor

September 1st, 2010 in Blog by Hawthorne Plumbing0 Comments

Here are the four most important things to look at when you are going to hire a plumbing contractor…

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Rough-In Plumbing Codes

August 28th, 2010 in Blog by Hawthorne Plumbing0 Comments

City of Portland Senior Plumbing Inspector, McKenzie W James, goes through a house and reviews rough-in plumbing code.

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Cause of Clogs

August 20th, 2010 in Blog by Hawthorne Plumbing0 Comments

The culprits…

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DIY Tips – Fixtures

August 17th, 2010 in Blog by Hawthorne Plumbing0 Comments

You don’t have to be a plumber to install a faucet or a toilet, but certain risks are involved. Here are some tips to consider before you start the job.

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Why Is My Water Bill So High?

August 13th, 2010 in Blog by Hawthorne Plumbing0 Comments

The top four plumbing problems underlying higher water bills

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Is There A Leak In My Water Service?

August 5th, 2010 in Blog by Hawthorne Plumbing0 Comments

If you are experiencing unusually high water bills and wondered why, you probably need to ask another important question…

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When To Replace a Water Heater

July 28th, 2010 in Blog by Hawthorne Plumbing0 Comments

Some general guidelines to help homeowners determine when they might replace a water heater

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