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  • Seattle Plumbing Remodel

    Bob Oates Sewer & Rooter’s professional plumbers love to do remodeling projects. It’s so exciting to have the opportunity to work with our clients on such an amazing project. We understand the technicalities involved in a kitchen or bathroom remodel project, including reviewing the existing pipes and fixtures as well as recommended replacement options. Working […]

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  • Broken Pipes

    A broken pipe is a disaster in the making, and it can go unrealized for weeks (or months). If you notice water in your yard, where it wasn’t before, or much higher water bills for no apparent reason, leaking pipes might be the culprit. Bob Oates sewer and rooter uses a small (non-invasive) video camera […]

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  • Drain Cleaner Chemicals

    A clogged drain is simple enough to fix, right? Pour a heaping helping of chemical drain cleaner down the affected area and let science works its magic. Soon, the drain will be unclogged and everything will be perfect… or maybe not. Although commercially sold chemical drain cleaners are among the most popular home plumbing products, there are […]

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  • Top 5 Home Plumbing Myths That Cost You

    Everybody knows it: it’s ‘conventional wisdom,’ passed down generation to generation. It applies to anything and everything and unfortunately, in many cases, it’s oversimplified or just plain wrong. The conventional wisdom in plumbing is no different; there are many myths. Freshen your drain with lemon? Run water with the garbage disposal? Good ideas? Find out […]

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  • First Hill System Improvement Project -Seattle Plumbers

    First Hill residents recently received notice of an upcoming large Water System Improvement Project. Construction of the third and final phase of water system improvements for the First Hill neighborhood will affect the neighborhood residents throughout the upcoming construction. Construction will likely begin in mid to late March, and is expected to extend through the […]

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  • Healthy Pipes

    Here are a few simple tips to help keep your  pipes running smoothly: 1. Keep drains free of cooking oil and grease. Do not scrape food and grease from plates into your sink or pipes.  Pour off cooking grease from pans and bake ware into a can. Let it cool before placing it in the […]

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  • The 2012 AHR Expo- Plumbing Contractor News

    The 2012 AHR Expo, Jan. 23-25, was a record breaking show with nearly 40,000 contractors, engineers, distributors, and other HVACR professionals attending to see what innovative products, from inspection cameras and thermostats to water heaters and boilers, companies have to offer. Viega displayed its new MegaPress and MegaPress G systems for installing Schedule 5 to […]

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  • Water Supplies & Water Infrastructure : Seattle Plumbers

    The American Society of Civil Engineers made news last year when the organization pointed out that we need $2.2 trillion in infrastructure spending to keep roads, bridges, dams, inland waterways, rail lines and so on from collapsing around us. ASCE gave both water supply and wastewater grades of D-. Now, for those of us who […]

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  • Spring Plumbing Tips

    Spring is Prime Time for Plumbing Check-ups and Repairs Spring is finally here and it’s time to make some quick checks around the house and surrounding propery.  Here are some quick and immediate plumbing tips for you to consider as the weather starts to warm-up and our attention is focused on household maintenance. Check your […]

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  • Leaky Faucet Repair in Seattle Area Homes

    According to Seattle Public Utilities a leaky faucet can cost the average household in Seattle up to $200 a year on their utility bill. While that may not seem like a lot of money, why throw cash down the drain? Repairing a leaky faucet doesn”t require a professional plumber, all the time here are a […]

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