Self-Rimming Sink

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.

International Space Station

Plumbing in the International Space Station

It’s much harder to shower, wash your hands and use the bathroom in space. Here’s a look at the inner workings of the International Space Station’s plumbing system. Luckily, it’s easier to fix plumbing on Earth. Contact South West Plumbing for quick emergency service.

Dog Drinking From Toilet Bowl

Is It Safe for Pets to Drink Toilet Water?

Our furry companions have some strange habits, including drinking from the toilet. Owners might be tempted to accept this as a harmless character flaw, especially if they keep their toilets clean. However, this practice could prove to be harmful or even deadly for your pet. Why Are Pets Attracted to Toilet Water? Some experts believe… Read more »

Toilet Heights

Tips for Choosing the Right Toilet Height

From flushing mechanism to gallons per flush to tank capacity, there are many features to consider when choosing a new toilet. It turns out there is a good reason to seriously think about the height of your porcelain throne as well – especially for small children and people with joint pain or disabilities. Here are… Read more »

Water Leak

Why You Should Fix Your Leaky Pipes

The sooner a leak is fixed, the sooner you can start saving money! Contact the certified plumbers at South West Plumbing to request your leak repair today.

Repipe Home

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… Read more »

Kitchen Sink

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… Read more »

Common Plumbing Problems

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… Read more »