Tag Archives: leaks

How Too High Water Pressure Can Damage Your Plumbing

Many people out there enjoy high water pressure for their shower or outdoor garden hose. But there is such thing as too high water pressure. In this article we will look at some of the effects of having too high … Continue reading

What to Do if Your Home’s External Pipe Breaks

Many homes here in Central Florida are made from concrete block. Consequently, the external pipes to items such as water sprinklers or outdoor spigots run on the outside of the home and are bolted or fastened against the surface of … Continue reading

How to Make Your Pipes Last Longer

When you own a home you want to keep your expenses down anyway possible. This goes for the short and long-term. Pipes eventually go bad in a home and replacing them can be very expensive. In this article we will … Continue reading

Signs it May be Time to Repipe Your Florida Home

The dreaded repipe. Many home-owners are aware of the process. Your home’s piping is old and decaying and it is time to replace it. Sounds like an enormous project, one in which there will be workers walking through your house … Continue reading

The Problem With Ignoring Slab Leaks

If there is water leaking from under the concrete in your house you may have a slab leak. Slab leaks can occur for a variety of reasons. Among the reasons a slab leak occurs are: Improper construction Outside pressure Poor … Continue reading

Signs There is a Problem with Main Sewer Line

The main sewer line connects your home system to the main sewer. It is usually run under your from yard toward the street in front of your house and may run under the driveway. Problems do occur with this connection … Continue reading

Most Commons Plumbing Issues Associated with Summer

Summer is definitely upon us. The nights are warm and the days are hot. Daylight has been more and more abundant. In fact, we are only a week away from the longest day of the year, the summer solstice. That … Continue reading

Sewer Smoke Testing in Florida

To locate sources of sewer odors, locate leaks, as well as entry points for rodents and insects in buildings and homes, sewer smoke testing is often completed. A video inspection often accompanies a plumber smoke test to provide a more … Continue reading

Causes of a Leaky Faucet

Hearing the occasional drip from your faucet is actually a rather common plumbing issue.  While you might have learned to ignore it, even a slow drip can lead to a serious plumbing problem later on for your Melbourne, Florida home.  … Continue reading

A Checklist for Proper Maintenance

Serious plumbing problems generally don’t happen overnight. Instead, they develop slowly and it’s up to you to figure out how to fix them after they’re present. That’s why it makes sense to look out for problems, so that you can … Continue reading