Maintenance You Can Do During Quarantine

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Maintenance You Can Do During Quarantine

Posted on May 14, 2020 by Melbourne Plumber

We have seen the country on a full lock-down for almost two months now because of the corona-virus pandemic. While some states are getting things running again, many states and industries have not been cleared to do so. We though that writing a blog about plumbing maintenance that you can do while on lock-down would be a good idea. Clean Your Shower Heads We often forget about the shower head even though we use it every day. The shower head can get clogged by buildup. A clogged shower head means that the water isn't able to run smoothly through it ...

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Water Conservation

Posted on September 14, 2018 by Melbourne Plumber

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. There is a finite supply. Only 1% of Earth's water is fresh water, ie., water than can be ingested by animals. The rest is salt water or frozen in glaciers. The amount of energy it takes to work on the Earth's glaciers or to run desalinization plants is enormous. Places like Nevada and California are running out of water. Some ...

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Common Plumbing Problems You Can Avoid

Posted on November 3, 2014 by Melbourne Plumber

Plumbing problems generally come with three things: headaches, wasted time, and a bill. When you take the time to recognize some of the most common plumbing problems and how to avoid them, you will save yourself a headache, wasted time, and money. Here are three of the most common problems and how to avoid them: Problem 1 – A Backed Up Toilet A toilet that has backed up can often overflow onto the floor underneath it. Whether you’ve got linoleum, wooden floors, or carpet underneath the toilet, it is never a fun or easy thing to clean up, let alone ...

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Slow Running Drain? Call an Expert!

Posted on September 22, 2014 by Melbourne Plumber

Over time, dirt, grim and hair can begin to clog sink and shower drains. This results in water draining slowly and even backing up into the sink or tub. While some over the counter products can help to alleviate the dirt and grime, if there is hair clogged in the pipes it can be very difficult to get rid of, especially when it’s farther down the drain than most drain sticks can reach. Calling a plumber when this happens means you’ll have the drain running as good as new in no time. A licensed plumber has all the right tools ...

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