Simple Steps to Avoid a Drain Clog


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Simple Steps to Avoid a Drain Clog

Posted on January 6, 2017 by Melbourne Plumber

Drain clogs are a pretty serious issue and they can stop you from using the sinks, showers, bathtubs and other fixtures throughout your home. That’s why it’s so important to work to prevent them from forming in the first place. Here’s an outline of some simple steps that you can follow to minimize clogging in your home. Follow each of these steps and you’ll be less likely to have to call in a professional to get your home working again. Screens are Your Friend One of the best ways that you can prevent clogs in any of the drains around ...

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The Original Masters of Plumbing

Posted on December 1, 2014 by Melbourne Plumber

Throughout the ages civilizations have tried to find ways to deal with plumbing issues - everything from cleaning themselves, to getting fresh drinking water, to dealing with human waste. Although some societies did better than others, there were just a few men who really contributed to modern plumbing as we now know it. These inventors and innovators have changed how we do things today and each in their own way made life a little bit easier for the rest of us. Here are a few of them along with their contributions: (more…)

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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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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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