Plumbing Problems after Rainstorms

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Month: June 2015

Plumbing Problems after Rainstorms

Posted on June 5, 2015 by Melbourne Plumber

A surge in the amount of rain you get around your home can cause significant damage to your home and plumbing system.  There’s nothing worse than gray water backing up your toilets and showers after a flooding episode in your area.  If there has been a long period of dry weather in your area followed by a lot of or flooding, this can very well happen in your home.  Here are some things to look for after a severe rainstorm: Ruptured Piping: A ruptured pipe can be caused from the ground shifting and putting pressure on the pipes that are ...

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How to Prevent Frozen Pipes

Posted on June 4, 2015 by Melbourne Plumber

Even though it is summer and we are located in central Florida, we'd like to present this article about frozen pipes. We aim to make this blog a resource to folks all over the country, not just here in Melbourne. Once in a blue moon the temp does drop below freezing here and there have been frozen pipe issues. Wintertime can be very hard on your plumbing and for most homeowner’s, frozen pipes can be any their worst fear coming true. With proper preparation, your home can stay leak free all winter long no matter how frigid the temperatures may ...

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