10 Oct

Company Is Coming. How’s Your Plumbing?

Can Your Plumbing Handle A Holiday? You probably don't give your plumbing much thought when you're getting ready to host an event. You may clean and organize your house top to bottom, but I bet you just assume your plumbing is going to come through for you when you need it. Except when it doesn't. Unfortunately, sometimes your plumbing breaks down at the worst possible times. For example, when twenty people are coming over to ...

16 Aug

Portland and Oregon Solar Eclipse Guide

With the eclipse occurring on Monday we wanted to share this article from Travel Portland and we hope that you safely experience this once-in-a-lifetime event! Here’s what you need to know about experiencing this once-in-a-lifetime celestial event in and near Portland.   Parts of Oregon will ...

13 Jul

2017 Summer Events Guide: Ideas for your Oregon Bucket List

If you are planning to travel for an extended period of time it is a good idea to have a plumbing maintenance and inspection done before you leave to make sure you don’t return home to some kind of disaster! With that in mind there is still some time left before the school year returns and fall weather is upon us! Here are some great events ...

15 Apr

How To Protect Your Drains During The Easter Holiday

Because Easter is yet another holiday that focuses on eating and visiting friends and family, there are steps you can take to minimize the chance of a clogged drain adding an additional problem and the need to call a plumber.. to an already busy day. Some steps you should perform before guests arrive and the holiday commences, while other actions must be performed with vigilance while the celebration is taking place. Preparing your ...

07 Feb

Looking for some Romantic Meal Recipes this Valentine’s Day?

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We came across this list of Romantic Recipes to Make for Dinner from Country Living and wanted to share them with you! We hope you find the perfect meal to celebrate with your loved ones this Valentine's Day!   Slow-Cooker Red Wine Beef Stew This savory, protein-packed dish is perfect for a romantic meal at home, especially on a chilly winter evening. Simple and quick to throw together, the stew can cook all ...

03 Feb

Plumbing Tips for Valentine’s Day

With Valentine's Day is right around the corner, now is the perfect time to show your plumbing system some love. Here are a few maintenance tips from BlueFrog to help keep your plumbing system in good shape. Home Plumbing Tips: Locate Your Water Shut Off Valve - Knowing where your main water shut off valve is located will help prevent water damage in an emergency. If you ever experience a plumbing leak, you ...

18 Dec

Fantasy Fudge and Variations

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This is a favorite recipe because it has so many variations I've created over the years, as well as it leaves them wanting more! This fudge freezes well, too.

17 Dec

Is your bathroom ready for company?

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When you have more than one bathroom, and one is usually occupied by the children or teens, you have some special prep for guests. Great opportunity to put them in charge of cleaning out their own YUCK in there. With visitors, make it easy for them to solve a problem that may occur. Extra toiletpaper under the sink or within reach while sitting on the porcelain throne, candles or air freshener. ...

13 Jun

Beaverton, Portland, Lake Oswego – Father’s Day Options

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If you are fortunate enough to still have your dad to celebrate with on Father's Day, let's talk about ideas beyond BRUNCH AND GOLF! If you are missing your dad because he's died or is far away, why not do something to honor him? How about helping your kids do something for their dad. What about those of you with more complicated home situations - you can still help them ...