When is it Time to Call the Plumber?

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Month: June 2016

When is it Time to Call the Plumber?

Posted on June 24, 2016 by Melbourne Plumber

It’s true, there are plumbing fixes that can be done at home without calling out a plumber.  No one wants to call the plumber out only to find out it was an easy fix that they could have resolved by replacing a simple worn out rubber gasket that costs twenty cents from the hardware store.  There are some times when there shouldn’t be a question in your mind as to whether or not to call your Melbourne, FL plumber.  These are some of the times it is always best to call the professional. Installations Whether you are finishing your basement ...

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What is That Smell Coming from My Drain?

Posted on June 15, 2016 by Melbourne Plumber

There is no mistaking the foul smell of a stinky drain.  But where is the smell actually coming from?  To get rid of the foul odor, you have to first correctly identify the cause of it.  There are a few different reasons why a sink or shower drain emits a foul smell.  Here are the reasons why and what you should do about them so you are not stuck smelling yuck or biding time until that big plumbing problem occurs. The Common Culprit More often than not a smelly drain is caused by a clog.  Over time, drains become gunked ...

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Are Sewer Bubbles a Cause for Concern?

Posted on June 3, 2016 by Melbourne Plumber

Sewer bubbles are those small bubbles than can pop up in your home’s drains or even the toilet.  They can be a source of concern if you don’t know what is causing them.  Sewer bubbles are basically caused by air getting trapped in your pipes near the surface of the drain as a result of slow moving drainage.  This usually happens because of improper venting or a clog somewhere down the pipeline. A Vacuum Effect The improper venting causes restriction in the flow of water.  It can cause backups in your home leading to costly repair bills.  A clogged vent ...

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