For this month, the Queen Anne Chamber selected the Bob Oates Plumbing, Sewer & Rooter for its Member Spotlight.

1) Tell us about what Bob Oates Plumbing, Sewer & Rooter is in a nutshell?

Bob Oates Sewer & Rooter opened its doors over 20 years ago in the greater Seattle area and quickly became the name to trust in the drain cleaning, plumbing and sewer repair industry. Bob Oates the owner and founder, is a second generation drain cleaner, learning his trade at a young age and the importance of providing great workmanship and customer service. He has always taken great pride in wanting to help people. If you were to ask Bob what kind of business he is in he would say “we are in the people helping business”. Bob’s passion and love for people, his trade and the industry has inspired the whole Bob Oates team to deliver fast, honest and competent customer service to everyone. 

2) How many years has Bob Oates Plumbing, Sewer & Rooter been a member of QA Chamber?

3 years


3) How long is Bob Oates Plumbing, Sewer & Rooter in QA community and how does Bob Oates Plumbing, Sewer & Rooter get involved in the community?  

The Bob Oates Sewer shop moved to Queen Anne from Ballard 10 years ago, but even before our shop was located here, we had been serving Queen Anne residents and business since 1992.  We our honored to sponsor Queen Anne little league teams for the past 4 years, as well as being able to sponsor Queen Anne Chamber of Commerce events, such as Queen Anne Days and the Tree lighting festival


4) Any information that you would like to share via Queen Anne Chamber’s community? 

Giving back to our community is focus for Bob Oates Sewer.  Each year our team gets together and discusses which local non profits we are passionate about and chooses a few to support throughout the year.  We are very thankful for the important work these charities do for our communities and are happy that we can do our little part in supporting them.  You can check out our Facebook page @ to learn more about the charities we have and will be supporting which have included DAWNrising, Bike Works and Childhaven.