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. Use Mild Detergent For lacquered brass faucets, use a mild detergent…for un-lacquered brass faucets, brass cream will do the job nicely. Coating the Scratch If the… 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 »

Join Us…

Join us March 15, 2014 at Walmart in Spanaway Washington to help support Girl Scout troop #43886 to raise money for McKenzie Harris. McKenzie, a member of that troop, and her family were in a  terrible New Years Day accident that left young McKenzie a quadriplegic. South West Plumbing is teaming up with 94.1 KMPS… Read more »

Make-A-Wish Donation

South West Plumbing donated $400 to the Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington branch in August 2013. Make-A-Wish of Alaska and Washington mission is simple and clear. They do one thing: grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. More information and how you can donate… Read more »

5th Annual Southwest Family Fest & Car Show

South West Plumbing was happy to participate in the 5th Annual Southwest Family Fest & Car Show. The weather was great, the food was good and even though there were not to many cars on display as in previous years, the work that Southwest Teen Life Center does is just fantastic. Thank you to all… Read more »

Join us August 10 at the 5th Annual Southwest Family Fest & Car Show

The 5th Annual Southwest Teen Center Family Fest and Car Show will be held on Saturday August 10th at Southwest Teen Life Center on 2801 SW Thistle Street. The family friendly event will feature a Car Show, Bounce Houses for the kids, Face Painting, Live Entertainment, Vendor Booths, Food Booths and a Free Public Swim… Read more »

Updating Our Website

We are proud to announce that we have updated our website to be more compatible with mobile and pad platforms. New colors, new layout and new navigation bars make it easier for our customer to learn more about us and our services. Over the next few months additional changes will occur so let us know… Read more »

It’s A Great Day at South West Plumbing. How May We Help You?

South West Plumbing & Water Heaters Inc. is a full service general plumbing company that has been serving King, Snohomish and Pierce Counties for over 35 years.  We offer all general plumbing and heating services at competitive prices. Our plumbing and heating technicians are highly trained, licensed, and ready to handle just about any plumbing… Read more »