How to Use a Plunger Properly

Every homeowner and renter should invest in a plunger. You might not think that owning one is important, until that one moment, when you try to flush the toilet and the water fills up rather than flushes down the drain. Without a plunger, you could become the victim of the overflowing toilet. And no one has time for that! You can purchase a plunger at any home improvement store or at a large grocery superstore. In order to keep your...
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Tankless VS Conventional Water Heaters – Which is Best?

Water heaters are essential. So, replacing them is certainly no easy task. Of course, technology has changed a lot through the years, and one of the newest options in water heaters is the tankless variety. So should you stick with a conventional storage water heater, or should you go for a tankless one instead? This guide will help you figure it out. Conventional Storage Water Heaters VS Ones that Heat as You Go Tankless water heaters heat the water as you...
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When is it Time for a New Toilet?

One of the most common questions we here at Scott English Plumbing, Inc. get asked is: do I need a new toilet? Well, while toilets rarely wear out, there are several situations in which a new toilet is your best option. In this post, we'll discuss the most common reasons to replace your toilet in California. So, without further ado, let's get started! Flushing Issues If you regularly experience chronic or excessive clogging and flushing issues, you may need a...
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4 Tips How to Avoid Clogged Drains

4 Tips How to Avoid Clogged Drains Let's face it, having clogged drains can be one of the most annoying (if not the most) things that can happen to your home plumbing system. Not only does it cause nasty backups, but it can also cost a ton of money in repairs. Here are some practical tips to help you avoid clogged drains. 1. Act, Don't Wait There is no sense in waiting for a mainline blockage to happen. So if...
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The Many Signs of a Concrete Slab Leak

A concrete slab leak is a leak in any concrete slab. These leaks are most common in building foundations, and they can cause thousands of dollars in damage. Unfortunately, it's not always easy to know you have a slab leak that needs repair in the first place. In light of that fact, the team of professional plumbers here at Scott English Plumbing, Inc. has put together a list of the most common signs of a concrete slab leak. Let's break...
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