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When to Contact a Florida Plumber for Toilet Issues

Posted on February 12, 2018 by Melbourne Plumber

Most homeowners realize that their bathroom is the room most used in their home. Because of this reason, it is not surprising that the toilet breaks on occasion. A malfunctioning toilet can result in major delays for everyone in the family. If you are a homeowner with a broken toilet, it is understandable to want it repaired quickly. Every toilet problem may not be solved as easily as unclogging a toilet. Many issues may arise within the tank itself, being that many moving parts are located in this area. Homeowners may experience strange noises or continuously running water. Or, water ...

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Warning Signs that You Need a New Water Heater

Posted on March 2, 2017 by Melbourne Plumber

If you have an older hot water heater in your home, it’s possible that you’ll need to replace it soon. It’s important to get a new hot water heater put in your home before you run into any serious issues with it, and here are the most common signs that your time for replacement is approaching quickly. Banging or Creaking An old water heater will bang and creak when it operates. This is because the sediment that has collected at the bottom of the tank is burnt off when it contacts the heating element in the heater. This creates loud ...

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What to Expect on Your First Septic Tank Pumping

Posted on July 29, 2016 by Melbourne Plumber

If you have grown up living in a home with a septic system, you are probably comfortable with the idea of needing to have your system pumped every 3-5 years. However, if you are new to the septic system, having your tank pumped can be a source of anxiety if you are unsure of what to expect. The good news is that it isn’t as bad as you may be thinking so its best not to keep putting it off. If you are following a regularly scheduled maintenance plan from your Melbourne, FL plumber, you have nothing to worry about. ...

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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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Does My Toilet Need to Be Replaced Soon?

Posted on January 2, 2016 by Melbourne Plumber

Toilets are fairly simple contraptions.  They have improved over the last few hundred years since the first toilet was invented by Sir John Harrington at the end of the 16th Century.  The first flush required over 7 gallons of water and the bowl was 2 feet deep.  Thomas Crapper, the man responsible for the sardonic term for the toilet, improved and patented the design.  Today, toilets have a good reputation for never going bad. Water Efficiency Concerns  Over the years, toilets have become more water efficient.  Today’s newest models only use 1.6 gallons each flush.  This is according to federal ...

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Gas leaks and the weather

Posted on July 9, 2015 by Melbourne Plumber

There was a time when electric and oil were the most popular means to heat a home.  Electric stoves were thought to be a modern marvel.  As time has marched on, natural gas has become a more efficient way to heat your home.  And most cooks will tell you that using a gas stove give them more control over the amount of heat being used to cook with.  For the most part, gas is a safe way to heat your home and fuel your stove.  But as we all have seen on the news, when a gas leak occurs, the ...

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Clogged Drains Or Slow Drains

Posted on January 15, 2015 by Melbourne Plumber

We’ve all been there; in the shower and the water is filling the tub instead of draining like it should. Or maybe you’ve just done a sink load of dishes and now it won’t drain. Or the worst, you flush the toilet at a friend’s house and it starts to back up. It’s going to overflow! Having a clog can stop water draining entirely or just slow it down to a trickle. These are some of the most annoying situations to find yourself in. What steps can you take before you have to call a plumber? A plunger is usually ...

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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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Finding the Right Plumber for Your Job

Posted on September 19, 2014 by Melbourne Plumber

Although it’s unfortunate, many people don’t think about choosing a good plumber until they have an emergency. Then, when something happens, they end up calling the first or largest name they see in the phone book or online. However, if you want to get the job done right and on budget, it’s important to choose a plumber who has years of service and has taken care of a wide range of jobs. Master plumbers are just the kind of plumber any residence or business needs. Not only are they licensed, but they can install plumbing lines and systems for small ...

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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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