3 Simple Steps to Prepare Your Plumbing for Hurricane Season


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3 Simple Steps to Prepare Your Plumbing for Hurricane Season

Posted on August 28, 2019 by Melbourne Plumber

Unfortunately, its that time of year where big swirling storms arrive from the lower Atlantic. This is all part of nature's way of redistributing heat from the equator. Florida just happens to be in the way a lot of the time. There are some simple steps you can take to help prepare your plumbing for the oncoming storms. In this article we will go over what you can do. (more…)

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Why It’s Important to Rely on a Professional for a Gas Installation

Posted on February 6, 2017 by Melbourne Plumber

If you live in a home that relies on natural gas for things like hot water heaters, your furnace, a fireplace or your oven, it’s more difficult to install new units around your house. Gas lines must be run and properly taken care of to ensure that they operate properly. Running gas lines is dangerous business, and something that should be handled by someone with experience, that’s why it makes sense to hire a professional when you need a new gas line installed somewhere in your home. Safety Natural gas is a pretty dangerous substance and something that you must ...

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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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Plumbing Problems During a Hurricane

Posted on December 17, 2014 by Melbourne Plumber

Part of living the good life in sunny, beautiful Melbourne, Florida means having to deal with hurricane season. Although the rest of the time makes it worth living here, hurricanes can cause great damage not only to structures and people, but to plumbing systems as well. Hurricanes can uproot trees and down power lines, not to mention lead to flooding which can cause expensive damage to your home. For anyone living where hurricanes are possible, there are things you can do to help in case the hurricane travels down your path. To start, since flooding is likely to happen, it’s ...

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When Plumbing Isn’t Your Business

Posted on October 8, 2014 by Melbourne Plumber

Being in business can be tough. From getting and keeping customers to maintaining competitive prices and great customer service, even the best of businesses need help sometimes. Whether you’ve got a small shop along the shoreline in Melbourne, Florida or a large business in a multi-level building, we know the last thing you want to worry about is plumbing issues. That’s why you need to have a master plumber on your list of who to call in an emergency. The difference between a licensed master plumber and a regular licensed plumber is great. Not only does a master plumber have ...

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Turning to Gas Piping

Posted on August 8, 2014 by Melbourne Plumber

Many newer homes in Melbourne, Florida now come with both electric and gas lines in the home. Depending on the current utility rates, the homeowners can choose what types of appliances they want to purchase and use. When a home is already piped for gas, it is easy for a plumber to install appliances such as dryers to connections that are already there. If a homeowner decides they would like an outdoor bar-b-que grill hooked up to gas it is easy for a master plumber to run lines to the outside where the grill will be. In the case of ...

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Why You Need to Hire a Professional to Install Your Gas Pipes

Posted on July 30, 2014 by Melbourne Plumber

Anytime a business or homeowner needs to change pipes or plumbing, hiring a Master Plumber is a good idea. In addition to being an expert in the field of plumbing, they also know and understand what types of jobs require permits. A licensed Master Plumber can help to get the permit in place before any work is done, making sure the business or homeowner is following all the local rules and regulations. This is important so that no one has to pay any fines for being in violation. Gas piping is a little different than tradition pipes plumbers might work ...

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