Our Company’s Story

Founders, Dave Ricard and wife Zane Ricard came to Coeur d’ Alene in 1977. Dave started his plumbing career in the US Navy, aboard an Aircraft Carrier in 1980. After completion of his four year term, with an honorable discharge, Dave started his apprenticeship in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho. Dave graduated North Idaho College, with a four year Plumbing Apprenticeship in 1989. In 1991 he earned his Idaho Journeyman license. In 1995 Dave acquired his Plumbing Contractors License. Dave worked in the industry, honing his skills until opening America N.W. Plumbing, Inc. in 2005.

dave the owner

Meet Our Team

Robert Cline


Journeyman license in Idaho, Washington. Montana and North Dakota. Twenty-Eight plus years plumbing experience

Aaron Simpson

aaron simpson

Journeyman license in Idaho, Washington, Montana and North Dakota. Twenty-Three plus years plumbing experience.

Benjamin Gunning

benjamin gunning

Journeyman license in Idaho,Washington and Oregon. Certified Backflow Inspector/Tester. 14 plus years plumbing experience

Collin Cline

collin cline

Apprentice plumber in Idaho, Washington and North Dakota. Two plus years experience.