At Bill Howe, our plumbers in San Diego are often asked if all businesses and homes need an earthquake shutoff valve. The simple answer is yes.
Our skilled plumbers in San Diego know that a shutoff valve offers critical protection for
your home or business. Even minor earthquake activity could potentially cause damage to gas lines and create an undeniable risk of explosions and fires. Even if the earthquake were minor, it’s always best to be on the safe side and have the proper safety features installed. For this reason, there are mandates to install a government-recommended, tremor-automated gas shutoff valve. So, the next time you call for a Bill Howe plumber in San Diego ask us about earthquake shut off valves, and we’ll have you speak with an plumbing expert and come out to your home for a free estimate.
Since the earthquake shutoff valve is automated by seismic tremors, it can cut off gas flow before homeowners even have time to react to the terror of an earthquake. And, since the shutoff effects are immediate, there is far less danger that the gas could continue to flow and reach damaged lines which could be dangerous and worst case scenario could set off an explosion. Our plumbers in San Diego know that seconds count in an earthquake and that is why they know the importance of a properly functioning earthquake shutoff valve.
Bill Howe maintains a large staff of technicians and plumbers in San Diego. You can be sure that our plumbers are certified to fit the valve according to plumbing code. Once we finish, you will know that your home or business is protected. As a major service and repair company, we are proud to be able to offer these protective valves to homeowners and business managers. We also offer installation of the water heater restraint system (aka earthquake straps) to make them less likely to topple during an earthquake. Earthquake straps are also required by law and our technician can inspect the existing straps to ensure they are also up to plumbing code.
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I was not surprised — I have used Bill Howe plumbers for several other tasks in the past. I have always found their staff to be helpful, attentive, and the plumbers very courteous and capable.
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I have been using Bill Howe since the late 1980’s, their service has always been excellent, plumbing, heating and restoration. I am most impressed by the integrity of their employees, not only do they know their work/skill, they do not waste time, they are so efficient, they are so helpful and they are a true “service”!
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Bill Howe never fails us! We had a drain overflow, and Scott came (on a Saturday) to look at it and offer solution. He was punctual, professional, and extremely helpful. I should also praise the main office for always being helpful and always finding solutions. Very grateful to have you in San Diego!
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Cory was our technician on this job. We had a time sensitive repair issue and Bill Howe understood and assisted with getting the job done quickly.
Cory was on time to start the job and finished it quickly. Upon his leaving our home he’s was courteous, very knowledgeable, explaining what the problem was and how he fixed it. Very good communication and this is the way it’s has always been when we use Bill Howe plumbing.
Great company to work with.
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I had a shower that would not drain. The employee arrived on time and fixed the problem quickly and effectively at a very fair price. I was very happy with everything. Thank you and I highly recommend your plumbing service.
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I am extremely happy with the service we received from Bill Howe Plumbing. We were given an incorrect diagnosis of our main sewer line from another vendor, but Bill Howe’s servicemen came out for a second opinion, correctly diagnosed our problem and resolved our back up issues. We will continue to use Bill Howe for all our future plumbing needs!
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