Shower water temperature

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Month: July 2015

Shower water temperature

Posted on July 29, 2015 by Melbourne Plumber

We’ve all been there.  You step into the shower expecting a nice hot stream of water to wash in and it’s lukewarm or even cold.  Or maybe you’ve stepped into the shower and the water got hotter and hotter and hotter until you felt like scalding water was pouring over you.    Either scenario is frustrating to say the least.  What exactly is going on? The first thing you need to find out is if the problem is isolated to the one water source.  Is the water temperature working everywhere else in your home or only affecting your shower?  If all ...

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Gas leaks and the weather

Posted on July 9, 2015 by Melbourne Plumber

There was a time when electric and oil were the most popular means to heat a home.  Electric stoves were thought to be a modern marvel.  As time has marched on, natural gas has become a more efficient way to heat your home.  And most cooks will tell you that using a gas stove give them more control over the amount of heat being used to cook with.  For the most part, gas is a safe way to heat your home and fuel your stove.  But as we all have seen on the news, when a gas leak occurs, the ...

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Leaking pipes

Posted on July 8, 2015 by Melbourne Plumber

The warm weather in Florida attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors every year.  Warm weather is the reason many people retire to Florida.  But warm weather can also bring plumbing headaches; yes, plumbing problems.  We may love to live and thrive in the warm weather, but bacteria do too. What do bacteria have to do with plumbing?  As bacteria build up in pipes, it causes a threat to our health.  To kill bacteria, chlorine is frequently added to our water supply.  This may be a good thing for killing bacteria, but it’s bad for our pipes.  The chlorine is normally ...

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