Summer Storm Floods in Brevard County

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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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Indian River Lagoon Problems are Getting Worse Not Better

Posted on July 21, 2023 by Melbourne Plumber

Pollutants rich in nitrogen have caused problems for Florida's Indian River Lagoon for decades. The environmental imbalance causes plants and wildlife to suffer and die. This has been very concerning for local residents and governmental agencies. It had been assumed that the impurities were caused by lawn fertilizer runoff. However, a new report dictates that the main threat to the Lagoon is actually caused by sewage seeping into it. Florida Atlantic University's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute conducted a 5-year study on the topic. They monitored levels of impurities in the lagoon for 2 years before an area-wide restriction was placed ...

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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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Common Plumbing Mistakes Homeowners Make

Posted on April 25, 2023 by Melbourne Plumber

Plumbing system maintenance is a significant duty for all homeowners. Delaying its maintenance can lead to many problems. These problems may include leaks, drainage problems, and other forms of damage. These problems start with the simple errors by homeowners. Therefore, you should get maintenance done on time. It can save a lot of money and time in the long run. Keep reading this article to learn about some common plumbing mistakes that homeowners make. Plumbing Mistakes by Homeowners Knowing about the common plumbing mistakes made my homeowners can prevent you from spending too much money on replacing pipes, repairing fixtures, ...

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Bathroom Plumbing Problems

Posted on April 10, 2023 by Melbourne Plumber

Any sort of bathroom plumbing issues can cause inconvenience. When facing a similar issue, you should fix it as soon as possible. As a homeowner, you can understand the headache of home maintenance. Especially those random problems that pop up spontaneously.  Apart from home maintenance, bathroom problems can create a mess. It hikes up your water bills, causes property damage, and causes leaks in bathroom pipes and faucets. Keep reading this article to discover some common bathroom plumbing problems.  Plumbing Problems in the Bathroom  Here are some of the common bathroom issues that homeowners face. Make sure not to try ...

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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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Unique Plumbing Challenges Faced in Florida

Posted on February 14, 2023 by Melbourne Plumber

Florida is well known for its unique weather. The weather is a mixture of high humidity and rainfall. It's also called "The State of Sunshine" by many people, and you need hot and cold water service all the time. Along with its unique weather, Florida also has some unique plumbing problems that usually only happen in some places.  Most of the time, the plumbing problems are minor and inexpensive, but they're causing so much inconvenience that they should be fixed as soon as possible. But sometimes, they can be severe that can cause damage in the background, for instance, a ...

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When to Replace a Kitchen Appliance

Posted on January 31, 2023 by Melbourne Plumber

If your appliance has crossed over 10 years, you need to replace them as soon as possible. Several experts have recommended some calculations, and the estimated repair cost is almost half the cost of a new appliance. Now, don't you think it is better to buy a new appliance rather than keep repairing the old one? Sometimes, there is a minor fault in an appliance that could be fixed. These types of issues can be solved by repairing them. But you can't deny the fact that eventually, the appliances, at some point, need to be replaced, especially when it starts ...

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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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