Troubleshooting Your Single Handle Kitchen Sink Faucet

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Troubleshooting Your Single Handle Kitchen Sink Faucet

Posted on February 25, 2016 by Melbourne Plumber

Your kitchen sink is one of the most used fixtures in your water system.  The heart of the home is not beating properly without your main faucet for cooking and cleaning.  Single handled faucets are known for developing leaks after so much wear and tear.  But there is no need to worry.  Repairing them is often a quick and super easy fix.  (more…)

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Water Conservation Basics

Posted on May 12, 2015 by Melbourne Plumber

Californians are experiencing one of the most drastic droughts in history.  California receives about half of its precipitation in the months of December, January and February, with much of that precipitation falling as snow in the Sierra Nevada Range. In 2014-15, snowfall was far below normal levels. Four years into record-breaking conditions, Governor Jerry Brown declared a drought State of Emergency on January 17, 2014 and imposed strict conservation measures statewide and convening an Interagency Drought Task Force.  With water reservoirs at an all-time low, California Water Resources Control Board is considering a $500 per day fine for residents who ...

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Hire the Right Plumber the First Time

Posted on December 23, 2014 by Melbourne Plumber

If you’re new to Melbourne, Florida or haven’t needed a plumber for a long time, you want to make sure you’re hiring the right plumber for your needs. When it comes to plumbing, you want someone who is skilled at their work and has a vast knowledge of different types of systems and appliances. Although it takes long hours of work and schooling to become a plumber, it takes even more knowledge and experience to become a Master Plumber. A Master Plumber has extensive knowledge and is able to act as an apprentice for others who want to learn from ...

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Modern Tools of Plumbing

Posted on December 9, 2014 by Melbourne Plumber

For centuries people have been trying to improve plumbing and the ability to get water to the home and take waste away from it. There were some significant advances made in the 1800s and 1900s, but along with a more sophisticated plumbing system, tools to help work on these systems were needed. The tools became more advanced to what plumbers use today. These tools now are so powerful and precise, they make a plumber’s job much easier. Although plumbers use typical tools you’d find in a toolbox, such as a wrench or pliers, there are some specific tools that help ...

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The Problem with Leaky Sinks

Posted on October 31, 2014 by Melbourne Plumber

Leaky sinks can pose a big problem if they aren’t spotted soon enough. A leak can cause not only water damage, but mold and mildew which can be hard to get rid of and costly as well. While the cost greatly depends on the type of mold, it can also depend on the severity of the mold, the size of the area impacted, and the exact remedy it takes to get rid of it. The worst case scenario, it would be in the thousands of dollars range. So, as a homeowner, you want to take extra precautions when it comes ...

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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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Knowing When You Need Sewer Jetting

Posted on August 19, 2014 by Melbourne Plumber

Water is used to clean things more than anything else. When you put pressure behind water, it makes it even more valuable to use. High pressure water can be used by plumbers to clean the insides of pipes and to help get the water flowing again as it should. Jetting hoses come in a variety of sizes to accommodate different diameters of piping throughout a home or office, so depending on where the clog is will depend on the size of hose needed. The hoses connect to a pump which directs the water from a source to the hose. Depending ...

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Service Repairs and Installations by Licensed Plumbers

Posted on August 11, 2014 by Melbourne Plumber

If you’re living in Melbourne, Florida and are having any kind of plumbing problems, give a local master plumber a call. Plumbers do service repairs and installation on many things and can help when you need them most. They can handle a variety of things such as: Plumbing Emergencies – Whether it’s a clogged toilet or shower that won’t drain, a master plumber can easily take care of any problem like this. Bathroom Remodels – If you want new fixtures or an entirely remodeled bathroom, a licensed plumber can help. They can install new showers, new water faucets, or repipe ...

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When is it Time for a New Garbage Disposal?

Posted on August 5, 2014 by Melbourne Plumber

Most plumbers would tell you that the average life span for any garbage disposal is about eight to 12 years. This, of course, depends on the make, model, and horse power (HP) of the unit you have. It can also depend greatly on how often you use it and for what. If you just use it occasionally and for light food items it will generally last longer. If you use it daily and try to grind up thick items like old chicken bones or orange peels, chances are you’ll either get a clogged disposal or you’ll likely be needing a ...

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Why Everyone Should Consider RO Systems for Their Home

Posted on August 4, 2014 by Melbourne Plumber

RO simply stands for reverse osmosis, and this type of appliance works by cleaning water in the home before it comes out of the tap, making it more palatable. These systems take out all kinds of inorganic solids and decrease the amount of salt found in the water. It works by using a membrane which the water is pushed through before it exits the tap. Purification levels are upwards of 98%, creating great tasting water and a lower salt content which is healthier for many individuals. (more…)

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