Main Sewer Line Cleaning

Print off this coupon to take $79 off a main sewer line cleaning with our spring and summer special! Being proactive in taking care of your sewer line will bring peace of mind and take away the unknown that lurks in your sewer line. Our fully equipped sewer team is ready to help you! Give… Read more »

Summer Plumbing Tips

Summer is in full swing around the Puget Sound area! While you are enjoying the sun with family and friends your plumbing may be suffering. With kids out for summer and barbecue weather people tend to have more traffic flowing through their homes which means toilets, faucets, and washing machines may be working extra time…. Read more »

West Seattle Relay For Life 2015

We were happy to be able to participate in the West Seattle Relay for Life this summer! Relay for Life is put on in over 20 countries each year by the American Cancer Society to raise money toward the various programs they have from research projects to assisting and support patients during treatment. The South… Read more »

2015 PHCC Golf Tournament

As Bill, one of the South West Plumbing owners, is on the board of PHCC we were able to compete in their golf tournament this June. The South West Plumbing team of Ben, Andrew, Troy, and Eric enjoyed a great day at the PHCC Annual Golf Tournament at Foster Links. Andrew came in second place… Read more »

Tips & Maintenance: Home Safety

Never store flammables in the vicinity of a furnace, boiler, or water heater, especially one with a standing pilot light. This is a more common mistake than you may think, because basements and utility rooms are commonly used as storage areas as well. Some combustibles that people often don’t recognize are swimming pool chemicals and… Read more »

Tips & Maintenance: Heating

Furnace filters ideally ought to be changed four times a year, and certainly at least twice a year. Yet, heating technicians routinely encounter furnaces where the filters haven’t been changed in years. Ask your South West Plumbing technician about a new “permanent” filter or possibly an “electro-static” air filter. At South West Plumbing, we can… Read more »

Tips & Maintenance: Water Heaters

It takes only ½ second to scald someone in 150ºF water, 1 second in 140ºF water, and 4 minutes in 120 ºF water, according to the Gas Appliance Manufacturers Association. Modern water heaters are factory set at 120 ºF, but many older models deliver much higher temperature water. South West Plumbing technicians can inspect and… Read more »

Tips & Maintenance: Extend the Life of your Faucets

Treat faucets gently. When turning water on and off, use normal hand pressure only. Clean chrome fittings with a soft cloth moistened with vinegar, rubbing alcohol, or glass cleaner. For lacquered brass faucets, use a mild detergent…for un-lacquered brass faucets, brass cream will do the job nicely. If the brass lacquer coating on your faucets… Read more »

Tips & Maintenance: Plumbing

Corrosive drain cleaners, such as those sold on supermarket shelves, frequently cause injury to plumbers or homeowners when they open up pipes or sink traps to do repairs. Non-corrosive drain cleaners are much better choices. One of the best, Bio-Clean, is sold exclusively through plumbing contractors and South West Plumbing will be glad to demonstrate… Read more »

Toy Drive

South West Plumbing was proud to partner with a Toy Drive in conjunction with KOMO news for the 2014 holiday season.  The Toy Drive is a Salvation Army program with the aim of providing Christmas gifts for less fortunate children in communities across the country.  This is the first year South West Plumbing has participated in… Read more »