Posts in the Residential Plumbing Category

Types of Bathroom Sinks

The right sink can completely transform a bathroom. Having trouble deciding on a style? Take a look at these seven popular bathroom sink options. Whether you’re looking to repair a leaky faucet or replace your sink altogether, the certified plumbers at South West Plumbing can help. Contact us today! Types of Bathroom Sinks from SouthWestPlumbing

When Repiping Your Home Is the Best Option

Repiping your home is a large undertaking, so it’s important to know when it’s warranted or when a smaller repair may be more appropriate. Here’s a quick overview of the process and what signs may indicate a full repiping project is needed. What Is Repiping? Repiping is the replacement of either a single pipe or […]

How These 8 Common Household Items Can Harm Your Kitchen Sink

If you find your kitchen sink requires frequent drain cleaning, consider the things you put into it. Many people assume garbage disposals can take care of everything they throw at them, but unfortunately, that’s not the case. There’s an extensive list of things that can seriously harm your disposal system and should never find their […]

Plumbing Problems You Should Never Ignore

When your toilet clogs or your sink is slow to drain, you may assume it’s no big deal. However, even seemingly minor issues can quickly escalate into expensive repairs. Here are some of the most common plumbing problems you should take care of right away. Common Plumbing Issues Clogged Drains Regardless of whether your drains […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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. […]