Author Archives: Melbourne Plumber

Tips to Reduce Allergens and Mold in Your Home

Plumbing directly involves the bringing in of freshwater to a home and the removal of wastewater. Many times we run into areas around leaking plumbing that has mold. Mold is a leading cause for allergies. With this in mind we … Continue reading

Different Kinds of Plumbing Noises and What they Mean

Plumbing makes noise. Most of the time it is just the plumbing doing its thing. It is carrying water to an appliance, or it is carrying waste water away from a receptacle. Sometimes, plumbing noises are not normal and can … Continue reading

The Problem With Ignoring Slab Leaks

If there is water leaking from under the concrete in your house you may have a slab leak. Slab leaks can occur for a variety of reasons. Among the reasons a slab leak occurs are: Improper construction Outside pressure Poor … Continue reading

Do You Need a Water Heater Tune Up?

Haven’t heard of this before? Don’t feel ashamed, many people do not know that you could tune up your water heater. But this maintenance can save you money and time down the road. So, what exactly is done during this … Continue reading

Whole Home Water Filtration – Is It For You?

When the water comes from the city water treatment plant it is highly chlorinated. This is to prevent bacteria from forming on its way to your house. And although the chlorination levels are safe to drink, it can cause the … Continue reading

Think Twice About Liquid Chemical Drain Cleaners

The liquid chemical drain cleaner has been around for some time. We have all seen the commercials. Pour in the liquid or the gel and the clog goes away in minutes. This may be true some of the time but … Continue reading

Keeping Your Dishwasher from Clogging

The modern dishwasher is a luxury for sure. Anyone who has had an electric dishwasher then moved to a home without one knows what a luxury they can be. But dishwashers can have their bad times too. They are not … Continue reading

Summertime Plumbing Tips

The almost perfect spring temperature will soon give way to excessive heat. Here in Central Florida it is not uncommon to have 95 degrees heat with 75-100% humidity. It is basically a human blast furnace. Kids will be out of … Continue reading

Sewage Coming Up Through Bathtub

This is a conundrum that is never anticipated, nor much thought about, until it actually happens to you. One day, while using your restroom, you may catch a whiff of sewage and think nothing of it. But then some time … Continue reading

Garbage Disposal Problems

A garbage disposal is a handy tool in the kitchen. As the name implies, this device helps you dispose of bits of matter in the kitchen that may be considered garbage. Of course, it has its limitations. Only degradable materials … Continue reading