Author Archives: Melbourne Plumber

Plumbing Tips for the Laundry Room

Laundry rooms use just as much plumbing as other rooms in the house, yet people tend not to think about it that way. You have both hot and cold water inputs and a main drainage line. Often times, when a … Continue reading

What is that Banging Noise When I Use My Faucet?

If you have ever turned on a faucet in your house and you get a thumping noise or a noise that almost sounds like a jackhammer is in the other room, you have what is called “water hammer”. The problem … Continue reading

Hard Water, What is it? And do I have it?

Hard water is a topic that many people know little about. We often get asked about what hard water is. And people want to know how it can hurt them. The natural follow-up question is how they can fix it. … Continue reading

It Maybe Be Time to Replace Your Toilet

How do you know if your toilet needs replacing? I mean it still flushes right? A toilet that flushes does not necessarily mean that it doesn’t need replacing. Cracks If there are cracks in the the toilet itself, it probably … Continue reading

Tips for Efficient Utility Bills

As a person who pays for utility bills, you want your system to be as efficient as possible. With that in mind we have assembled these simple tips that can help keep your house plumbing running efficiently. Bathroom and Kitchen … Continue reading

Making Sure Your Drinking Water is Safe

All humans, and living creatures for that matter, need water to survive. Water serves many functions in the human body. Without it we don’t exist. So, the quality of water that goes into your body will affect your overall life … Continue reading

What is Backflow and What Causes It?

If your water has started looking or tasting weird, it is possible you have a backflow problem. Backflow is when the incoming water starts moving the wrong way at some point. This can cause the water to mix with toxic … Continue reading

Water Conservation

There are some people that may think the idea of water conservation is a ploy or political trick to sway people to think or vote a certain way. But, there are indisputable facts when it comes to Earth’s fresh water. … Continue reading

Plumbing Tips for Hurricane Season

Hurricane season is not over, unfortunately. Sometimes we make it into September and October and think that we escaped another hurricane season then trouble starts brewing in the Atlantic. The season doesn’t officially end until the end of November. We … Continue reading

Signs There is a Problem with Main Sewer Line

The main sewer line connects your home system to the main sewer. It is usually run under your from yard toward the street in front of your house and may run under the driveway. Problems do occur with this connection … Continue reading