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How Much Horse Power do You Need?

Posted on July 28, 2014 by Melbourne Plumber

Whether you own a home, business, or small restaurant in Melbourne, Florida you probably have a sink or two which has a garbage disposal. Some people consider garbage disposals an integral part of any kitchen, and it pays to take good care of them to get them to last as long as possible. When you follow manufacturer’s guidelines for maintenance and cleaning, an average unit will last for about 10-12 years. This, of course, can depend on the amount of use it gets over time and the quality of the brand you choose. Garbage disposals come in a variety of ...

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Updating a Functioning Bathroom

Posted on July 27, 2014 by Melbourne Plumber

Many people think about remodeling their bathroom or kitchen because they think it looks outdated or the flow just doesn’t work for them. Maybe the toilet was put behind the door in an awkward position or maybe they want a tub instead of just a shower. Those types of remodels can require a lot of work and be costly. But if you just want to get your bathroom looking like it had a makeover without doing a lot of work, you might want to consider fixture replacements. Years ago, many bathroom and kitchen fixtures looked a lot alike and there ...

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Increasing the Value of Your Home with a Master Plumber

Posted on July 27, 2014 by Melbourne Plumber

Remodeling a bathroom is a great way to add value to your home, however, many people get in way over their head by thinking they can do it all themselves. The most important part of renovating a bathroom is to make sure you plan it out before tearing out anything. First, consider the flow of the bathroom. Does it work for you now? Are you just looking for cosmetic upgrades? Do you want new shower heads installed or are you looking for a complete head to toe renovation? When you have decided on exactly what you want, it’s important to ...

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Lowering Your Water Bill One Leak at a Time

Posted on July 8, 2014 by Melbourne Plumber

Paying bills is tough enough, but when you think your water bill has gone up more than it should have, it might be time to hire a plumber to do leak detection. Leaks can occur in the plumbing inside or outside the home, in any area where there are pipes. When the water leaks, even if it’s just a little bit, it can dramatically impact your water bill, which will stay high until the leak gets fixed. Finding the leak as soon as possible means your water bill will decrease to what it should be, and the new pipes will ...

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The Good Old Days Weren’t Good for Everyone

Posted on July 5, 2014 by Melbourne Plumber

There is nothing worse than having a plumbing problem. When pipes won’t drain right or there’s a clog that nothing seems to fix, the only solution is to call a qualified Master Plumber. Not only are they experienced at clearing out pipes and replacing old ones, they have the ability to see what is going on with camera inspection. Years ago when someone had a clogged pipe, a plumber would have to guess where the blockage was. Plumbers would have to take an educated guess, and unfortunately, they weren’t always right. This lead to expensive work because the pipes oftentimes ...

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Cleaning Drains and Drain Clogs

Posted on July 3, 2014 by Melbourne Plumber

There are numerous products on the market to help clean drains. At any home improvement store you can find liquid drain cleaner, plungers, and plumber’s snakes. All of these items can help to clear clogged drains, when the clog is something that is manageable. It’s important to remember that when you’re attempting to unclog a pipe to not put too much pressure on it, as they can only withstand so much prodding and pressure. If you accidentally break a pipe while trying to unclog it, drain cleaning is going to be the last thing you need to worry about. You’ll ...

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What is Backflow?

Posted on June 29, 2014 by Melbourne Plumber

Whether you own a home or business, it’s crucial to make sure there is no backflow in any of your pipes. Backflow is the term used to describe dirty, contaminated, non-potable, or sewage waste which is erroneously released into clean water lines which are used for drinking water, or water used by a dishwasher, hot tubs, or pool. Pipes are constructed with backflow prevention devices to make sure this doesn’t happen as it could cause severe illness to an individual or population. Backflow can happen in a variety of situations, such as when insecticide attachments are put on hoses and ...

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Bathroom Remodels

Posted on June 27, 2014 by Melbourne Plumber

Welcome to our new blog. We will posting free plumbing information here from time to time so please sign up for our updates on the right hand side of the page using your email and enjoy. Remodeling a bathroom is a great way to add value to your home, however, many people get in way over their head by thinking they can do it all themselves. The most important part of renovating a bathroom is to make sure you plan it out before tearing out anything. First, consider the flow of the bathroom. Does it work for you now? Are ...

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