Top 10 Plumbing Tips

Follow these 10 simple tips to avoid plumbing disasters.

By |October 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is a P-trap?

A P-trap is located under every open drain in your home, such as sinks, toilets, showers, bathtubs, and floor drains. It is called a P-trap because it is shaped like a sideways “P”. All Phase Plumbing recently replaced an outdated bathtub drum trap in an older home with an efficient P-trap. This type of bathtub [...]

By |October 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Preventing a Possible Contamination Issue

At a recent job, All Phase Plumbing found a backflow preventer buried underground. These devices prevent potentially contaminated water from flowing back into the potable (drinkable) water line. Backflow preventers need to be inspected regularly in an accessible location. This one was not accessible because it was in direct contact with the wet ground which [...]

By |October 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Relocating a Water Heater

Recently, All Phase Plumbing did a job at a commercial space in Bothell. We found a leaking 10-gallon water heater up in a ceiling. Due to the fact that another plumber had installed copper water lines directly underneath the water heater tank, it could not be removed easily. In order to remove the tank, the [...]

By |September 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Plumbing Maintenance for Commercial Buildings

Scheduling regular plumbing maintenance at your commercial building or office is a good investment. Regular maintenance of toilets, urinals, sinks and drains ensures that there is no build-up or blockage in the lines, and prevents costly damage from leaks and back-ups. All Phase Plumbing recently cabled multiple urinals in a commercial building in Seattle. Urinals [...]

By |September 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Have Your Sewer Line Inspected When Buying a House

This concrete sewer line was severely broken by a large root intrusion, causing sewer leakage. At All Phase Plumbing, most of our Camera Inspections are for homes that are being sold. Sewer line inspections are not usually included in a general home inspection. If you are looking for a new home, it is [...]

By |September 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Emergency Plumbing Tool Kit

  Have you ever had a plumbing emergency and didn’t have the right tools to make a temporary fix? When a leak springs or the toilet overflows, here is a list of basic tools you should have to make a temporary fix until a professional plumber arrives: A sturdy bucket: this can hold tools and [...]

By |September 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fall Plumbing Checklist

With Summer winding down in Seattle and the start of school just days away, here is a checklist of things to do in the Fall to prepare your home for those cold, wet Winter months. Have your sewer line camera inspected for root intrusions, which cause slow drainage. Insulate exterior pipes by wrapping them in [...]

By |September 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Pipelining Works

When you encounter a problem with your pipelines, sewer, or drains, the damage and stress can be overwhelming. With one call to All Phase Plumbing Services, we can get your home back to normal in no time. When we line pipes, we use Cure in Place Pipe (CIPP), which is a trenchless pipelining technology (meaning [...]

By |August 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Your Home Plumbing Dreams CAN Come True!

Last month, All Phase Plumbing responded to a call from a homeowner whose bathroom faucet hot tap was dripping, the cold tap was non-functional, and there was leakage from a pipe in the basement. Our service manager determined that the entire faucet should be replaced. He cleared the lines and installed a nearly identical faucet [...]

By |August 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments