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Finding a Plumber You Can Trust is Important

Posted on January 26, 2024 by Melbourne Plumber

There are several types of professionals you want to establish a good report with throughout your life. These are usually the following: doctor, barber, mechanic & plumber. Yes, a plumber. There is no doubt that as you go through life you will need to call on the services of a plumber multiple times. And some of those times it will be an emergency situation. Whether it be for a burst pipe, a sewage backup, a severe clog or just replacing your water heater, you will need to call a plumber at some point. Here are the things you should look ...

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How Will I Know When Its Time to Replace my Toilet?

Posted on October 31, 2023 by Melbourne Plumber

Some folks may answer this question with something like "you know when you know." This statement would imply that it will be so obvious to you when it is time to replace your toilet that you will just do it. But let's not forget that people get used to their situation and may not realize the true problem they have. They may not be aware of the constant trickle of water being pumped into the tank because of a leak and they simply have become used to the sound and may be tuning it out. They may not realize there ...

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Summer Storm Floods in Brevard County

Posted on July 31, 2023 by Melbourne Plumber

This time of year it rains every single day. And we aren't talking about normal rain either. These are monsoon type of rain storms. The sky will go from bright and sunny to as dark as night in a matter of minutes. The sky then opens and lightning and thunder viciously take over the atmosphere. Does this sound familiar? I bet it does. That is life in Brevard County for the months June - August (sometimes longer). The extra water produced by these storms is dealt with in various ways. Florida has an intricate network of canals and our streets ...

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How to go About Replacing a Shower Head

Posted on June 12, 2023 by Melbourne Plumber

Is it time to replace your shower head? Is the old one worn out, leaking, or you just want a change? This article is a do-it-yourself instruction guide on how to change or replace your shower head on your own. First, you should start by gathering your essential tools. You will want to have a tarp to prevent you from making a huge mess. You will also want to have a few towels on hand, Teflon tape, and adjustable wrench, and your new shower head. If you don't have these tools right now then gather them before you start the ...

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Most Expensive Plumbing Projects

Posted on March 13, 2023 by Melbourne Plumber

There exist some plumbing projects which can be very expensive and make the homeowner cringe when they hear the price. However, we are lucky enough to live in an era where there are work-arounds and ways to save money. But, the topic of this article explains what we will be discussing today. Which plumbing projects do homeowners dread the most because of the high cost? Replacing or Repairing a Sewer Line - This is a time consuming, labor-intensive process which involves digging up the entire line and replacing it with new pipes. The project can range from $3,000-$7,000. Installing a ...

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What Are The Top Three Reasons People Call Plumbers?

Posted on March 3, 2023 by Melbourne Plumber

As you can imagine plumbers are called for a variety of reasons. Most of the time they are able to help solve the issue at hand within an hour or two. With thousands of plumbing calls being made every day across the country, what are the top three reasons we get called in the first place? In this article we will list the top three reasons plumbers get called. We will start at number three and finish with the most common. 3. Water Heater - Whether it be repair, maintain or replace, water heaters are the third most common reason ...

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Leaking Pipes: Repair or Replace

Posted on January 5, 2023 by Melbourne Plumber

Leaking pipes indicate that you have plumbing issues and that your supply pipes need fixing. This usually occurs with old and less maintained pipes. And, if you had trouble with repairing leaking pipes in the past, it is in your best interest to consider replacing them to stop leaks in the future. Leaking pipes can even lead to water pipe bursts, which can be stressful. Therrrefooore you must handle the issue as soon as possible. You can either repair the water pipe or replace it entirely. The severity of the pipe’s deterioration determines how easily you can fix it. Continue ...

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How to Patch a Pipe Until Help Arrives

Posted on January 24, 2022 by Melbourne Plumber

The problem with a leaky or busted pipe is that the water damage caused can cost thousands of dollars to fix. It is important to get a handle on a leak as soon as humanly possible. A leaky pipe should be fixed by a professional to make sure the problem is solved properly.  Make sure your plumber is licensed and you will have the piece of mind knowing the job is done right the first time. In this article we put together the steps you can take to patch a pipe until professionals arrive. Turn off water - This is ...

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What is Causing My Faucet to Leak?

Posted on June 15, 2021 by Melbourne Plumber

It may sound innocuous enough, but a leaky faucet could spell bad news for the homeowner. For one, it could be a sign that there is a much bigger underlying plumbing problem. But even if that isn't the case, a single leaky faucet could increase your water bill by 10%. The constant flow of water could cause damage to sealants and cause long term buildup in the pipe. Not to mention, a leaky faucet is enough to drive a person trying to sleep mad. But what causes leaky faucets? What happens to a faucet to make it go from its ...

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Typical Life Expectancy of Your Indoor Plumbing

Posted on June 3, 2021 by Melbourne Plumber

It can be argued that plumbing does the most important work in your home. It not only brings in fresh water for drinking, bathing and brushing your teeth, it also, removes the smelly waste which could be harmful to you. Knowing the life expectancy of your plumbing can help you be prepared for when it starts breaking. Or, better yet, to now when to pre-emptively strike and have it replaced before there is a busted pipe or major leak. Pipes To know the longevity of the pipes you have in your home, it is necessary to know exactly what kind ...

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