How to Maintain Your Septic and Sewer Systems

Whether you’re on a septic system or the city sewer line, there are things you can do to keep your waste disposal system working well. Scott English Plumbing was recently featured in an article on this topic, and we want to pass that information on to all of you, too! Inspect Each Month Take a few minutes each month to check the pipes under your cabinets and look around your water heater. You may find a leak before it causes...
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Plumbing Earthquake Safety

We all think about it, what we need to do to prepare for an earthquake, but do you know what you can do to help prevent problems with your plumbing and gas during an earthquake? Here are a few suggestions. Install An Automated Gas Shut Off ValveInstall an automated gas shut off valve. This valve automatically shuts the gas off to your home in the event there is an earthquake. It has an easy reset button to turn it back...
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Signs of a Plumbing Leak

Do you think you have a plumbing leak? Some plumbing issues can be harder to diagnose than others, for instance if your water heater stops working or your toilet is clogged, it is clear, but leaks can be difficult to detect and resolve. Leaks can be problematic because they can develop in places where you may not be able to see the leak, such as the walls, floor, and ceilings. Therefore, by the time you do notice them, they may have...
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Is Plumber’s Putty the Plumbing Solution You Need?

Are you looking for a way to create a watertight seal in or around your plumbing system? Then plumbers’ putty may be the solution you need. Here’s all you need to know about this useful substance! What is Plumber’s Putty? Plumber’s putty is a white, soft substance that creates a watertight seal around sinks and faucets, between pipes, and other places in your plumbing system. It’s easy to use and can be a quick solution to some plumbing problems. What...
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Drain Cleaning Service 101

Plumbing problems are an issue that most people have no desire to deal with. But inevitably, there is a time when a drain gets clogged, and you have to address the issue if you want to continue living with running water. Some cases require the assistance of a professional drain cleaning service. Still, there are some steps that you can take to both prevent clogged drains and handle minor repairs. Here are some tips for setting you on the right...
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