Author Archives: Ti Sutherland

Ti’s Tips – How to “winterize” your home: Tip #2

Winterizing Tip #2:

Turn off the water to exterior hose faucets.

Turn clockwise to shut-off your water valve.

Sometimes this can be tricky for two reasons:

First: do you know where the valve is?

Second: the valve may not work so you may be in a vulnerable position.

Turn clockwise to shut-off your water valve.

Ti’s Tips – How to “winterize” your home: Tip #1

November is here, and soon the weather will inevitably bring freezing temperatures that have the potential to cause havoc on plumbing systems!

Time to winterize. “Winterizing” means: to adapt or prepare something for use in cold weather.

Every year, starting around this time, plumbers are called-out to urgent situations resulting from frozen plumbing. Let me assure you, the vast majority of freeze-damaged plumbing is completely avoidable.

Tip #1:

Close or block-off your foundation vents: The foundation vents are circled in red. Winterizing Tip #1 is to close or block them off.

Foundation Vents

2021 Portland Water Quality Report!

You drink it, bathe in it, wash your clothes with it and cook with it!

Ever wonder about the quality of our local Portland water supply?

Well, just click on this link and you can view Portland’s 2021 Water Quality Report:

2021 Portland Water Quality Report.

Even if your home or business isn’t in “The City of Portland,” chances are you may be using “Portland’s” water system to clean, cook & bathe. Click on the link or image above to get important information about the quality of our local water supply!


Throwback Thursday!

Sutherland Plumbing’s Katrina Sutherland with one of our all-time favorite customers!

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Thanks for all of your hard work, Cameron!

Sutherland Plumbing’s Cameron Bloom working on a main water service.

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Sutherland Plumbing before and after.

Enough said.


Thank you, Nathan!

“We selected Sutherland because of their high ratings on Yelp. We were not disappointed.
Scheduling and selecting the right toilets was easy. Nathan replaced all three toilets in our town-home. He was meticulous and we really appreciated his care in protecting our floors as he did his work. We very highly recommend Sutherland Plumbing.”

5 Stars (Yelp)

Bill R – Scottsdale, AZ & Portland, OR

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Meet Jack Tolle!

Here’s Sutherland Plumbing’s newest team member, Jack Tolle. Thanks for all of your hard work, Jack!

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Presley learning the trade!

Daughter Presley Sutherland, learning the trade, with great instruction from Nate Foster!

Before and after with Sutherland Plumbing!

Before: Old, corroded pipes are a safety hazard in your home.

After: Brand new piping with quality workmanship by Sutherland Plumbing.