4 Types of Sink Faucets

Repairing a kitchen or bathroom sink may seem as easy as turning a wrench. However, depending upon your faucet type, your plumber’s repair approach may differ. Here are 4 types of sink faucets to be aware of. Please contact South West Plumbing if you have any questions.

How to Repair a Leaky Faucet

The constant drip of a leaky faucet is enough to drive anyone crazy, and your water bills won’t make you feel any better. If unwanted water is coming out of your faucet, you need to get the problem taken care of before it becomes more serious. While it’s always best to call the professionals, here… Read more »

Why is My Faucet Leaking?

Faucets are an important fixture in any home, giving you access to clean water for drinking and cleaning. Keeping them in working condition is imperative for you and your household’s comfort and health. Leaky faucets can not only be frustrating, but add unneeded costs to your water bill. Before your dripping fixture becomes a bigger… Read more »

6 Tips to Keep Your Drains Clear

Drains are responsible for filtering and flushing away water and debris, whether it’s food particles down the kitchen sink or shampoo down a shower drain. However, drains often clog themselves in the process of serving this purpose. Common culprits behind clogged drains include: Cooking grease Coffee grounds Hair Soap scum Here are some ways to… Read more »

HVAC Tips To Help Reduce Allergens

 As the weather begins to warm, flowers and other allergen irritants begin to bloom. No matter how often you clean your home and attempt to prevent allergens from entering, they still find a way inside, either on your clothes, through open doors and windows, on pets, in the hair of dirty, rambunctious children or external… Read more »

The Differences Between Gas and Electric Heating

Gas and electrical heating are the two most common ways Americans keep their homes warm during the winter. While natural gas is the most commonly used method in the United States, it is not available in all areas, and sometimes electric heating may be a better option. Each option has advantages and disadvantages. The best… Read more »

The Benefits of Trenchless Sewer Line Repair

If you have ever had your yard and property torn up and destroyed because your sewer line needed to be repaired, you probably found yourself thinking: there has to be a better way! The truth is that there is a better way that many homeowners aren’t aware of: trench-less sewer line repair. Traditional sewer line… Read more »

Gift Essentials for the Home

There’s no better gift than a gift you can put to use right away. Home improvement products always make for great, useful gifts including plumbing-related gifts. Plumbing Gifts Your Family Will Love There are dozens of plumbing gift ideas to choose from. The best way to break it down is by what your loved one… Read more »

Preparing Your Plumbing for Your Holiday Travels

Winter is a popular time for travel, with nearly 100 million Americans going to visit family during the holiday season each year.  If you happen to be hosting a large family gathering, one thing you may not think twice about is your home’s plumbing system. With all the extra usage due to cooking large meals,… Read more »

Five Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Plumbers at One Time

You probably think of plumbers as being hard workers who aren’t afraid to use their hands and get a little dirty on the job. That’s kind of the opposite assumption most people make about the famous celebrities of our time. That’s not to say every celebrity was born with a silver spoon in their mouth…. Read more »