Plumbing Problems to Avoid This Summer

When your kids are home for summer break, they can give your plumbing systems a workout. This increased usage can often result in various plumbing problems and repairs throughout the warm, summer months. Fortunately, you can avoid some common problems by following a few preventative maintenance tips. Here are a few plumbing problems and solutions… Read more »

Do You Need Professional Drain Cleaning? 6 Indicators

It’s easy to take your home’s plumbing system for granted. That is, until you notice issues with the way water enters or exits your home. Many common piping, faucet, and drain problems result from buildup within your pipes. Luckily, a professional drain cleaning can often resolve minor issues completely and prevent serious clogs, backflow issues,… Read more »

5 Hacks to Prevent Shower Clogs

Every morning, you rush out the door to get to work on time. When you run late, you don’t even have time to shave or do your hair, so you certainly don’t have time to deal with a clogged shower drain. The best way to fix a clogged shower drain is to prevent it from… Read more »

Top 5 Tips for Cutting Your Heating Bill

Although spring is coming, we still have a couple of months of chilly weather. You don’t want to lose big chunks of your paycheck to your heating bill. Before the last chills of the season come, review our tips for saving energy. They might just put a little extra money in your pocket. Read on… Read more »

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 »