Author Archives: Melbourne Plumber

The Top 7 Most Common Plumbing Problems

Being in this business for several decades, we have pretty much seen it all. Some of the problems people face with their household or residential plumbing is very common and we see it all the time. Other, more rare occurrences, … Continue reading

Are Flushable Wipes Safe For Your Plumbing?

Flushable wipes became popular on the market about 15 years ago or so. They offer “extra cleanliness” to the user. Many companies that make these products tout that they are just as safe as regular toilet paper to flush down … Continue reading

How to Handle a Water Heater Leak

Any type of water leak should be addressed right away. When water leaks onto floors many things can occur as a result. Long term water exposure can damage flooring and other items which the water is in contact with. Also, … Continue reading

Clog in Your Main Drain in Melbourne Florida

Clearing the main drain from your home is a task you will most likely run into in your lifetime. For Brevard County residents living in home built before the 1980’s, it is something you have most likely had to deal … Continue reading

How to Unclog a Bathtub

Sometimes unclogging a bathtub can be as simple as using a toilet plunger on the drain in order to get the water flowing again. The best way to do this is as follows: Wear some rubber boot if you have … Continue reading

What to do About Chlorine Smelling Water

If you live in Melbourne, you probably have noticed the smell of chlorine in your water is more prominent lately. This is because the city is performing a disinfection procedure. This process is designed to keep the water and pipes … Continue reading

Maintenance You Can Do During Quarantine

We have seen the country on a full lock-down for almost two months now because of the corona-virus pandemic. While some states are getting things running again, many states and industries have not been cleared to do so. We though … Continue reading

Pros and Cons Between Septic and Sewer?

The two types of systems make up the overwhelming majority of methods to remove wastewater from the home. Fundamentally they work the same but a closer look reveals the differences between the two systems. Many people have lived in homes … Continue reading

Snaking Your Own Toilet or Drain

There are some clogs that liquid plumber and and rubber plungers just can’t seem to solve. (Try these home solutions too). For those really tough stubborn clogs there is a device called a “snake”. I am sure you have heard … Continue reading

Thinking of Installing an In-ground Pool?

You want to install an in-ground pool. Sounds great. You can spend most of the year floating in your pool, drinking a cold beverage and soaking up the rays. Besides having the right amount of money to put a pool … Continue reading