How To Handle a Plumbing Emergency

As unfortunate as it is, plumbing emergencies seem to happen at the least convenient times. For example, have you ever come home after a vacation to find your main water line burst and your entire home flooded? No? Well, it's happened to thousands of people. The crux of the matter is, plumbing emergencies aren't fun, and they strike when you least expect it. However, that doesn't mean that all hope is lost. There are several things that you can do...
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How to Diagnose Low Shower Water Pressure

Have you ever hopped in the shower, turned it on, and noticed that the water only comes out at a small trickle? If so, then you have low shower water pressure. Unfortunately, there are several different culprits behind low shower water pressure, and, depending on the cause of your problem, several different possible solutions. However, don't fret! The plumbing professionals here at Scott English Plumbing, Inc. have put together a troubleshooting guide to help you diagnose your low water pressure...
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How to Optimize Water Heater Temperature

Did you know that you can change and optimize the temperature of your water heater? That's right. You can change it. However, what you consider the optimal water heater temperature can differ from what others consider optimal. Here at Scott English Plumbing, Inc., we understand that different people have different opinions on what optimal hot water temperature is. In light of that understanding, we decided it would be a great idea to put together a guide on setting your water...
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Home Flooding – Common Causes and Solutions

Home flooding is not a phenomenon reserved for those living below sea level or near large bodies of water. It can happen to anyone, at any time, for a large variety of reasons. However, don't let that fact get you down. There are several things that you can do to help nip your home flooding problem in the bud. However, the type of precautions you take will depend on the cause of your home flooding risk. So, before we talk...
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What To Do When Your House Smells Like Sewage

Let's set a scene. You've just come home after a long, arduous and rainy day at work only to discover that something smells like sewage. After a little introspection, you realize that this seems to happen all the time. So, what gives? Why does your house have significant sewer odor, and what can you do about it? Let's break it down. Why Does Your House Smell Like Sewage? Sewer smells are, most often, due to escaping sewer gasses. Sewer gasses...
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