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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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What to Look for in a Plumbing Contractor

Posted on April 6, 2015 by Melbourne Plumber

There are many plumbers here in Florida. All you have to do to find a random plumber is to pick up the Yellow Pages and make a phone call. However, there are many plumbers out there that just aren’t worth the money. Some will take your money and provide poor service. Not sure what to look for in a plumber? Look for the following characteristics and we guarantee you’ve found yourself a reliable plumber: Licensed and insured It’s very important for your plumber to be licensed and insured. Insurance eliminates risk. Should your plumber make a mistake and have an ...

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Why You Should Hire a Licensed Plumber

Posted on December 29, 2014 by Melbourne Plumber

Does your bathroom need to be remodeled? Are you having problems with leaky pipes? Then you need a licensed plumbing contractor ASAP. However, you shouldn’t hire just anyone, and especially not a so-called “handyman”. Instead, follow these guidelines when hiring a contractor: * If a contractor randomly stops by your house offering up his services and requires a down payment, tell him politely you’re not interested. * Verify the contractor is licensed. You simply can’t trust an unlicensed contractor. You can verify a contractor’s license at www.myfloridalicense.com. * Ask your contractor for references to verify his credentials. * Pay, in ...

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Plumbing Problems During a Hurricane

Posted on December 17, 2014 by Melbourne Plumber

Part of living the good life in sunny, beautiful Melbourne, Florida means having to deal with hurricane season. Although the rest of the time makes it worth living here, hurricanes can cause great damage not only to structures and people, but to plumbing systems as well. Hurricanes can uproot trees and down power lines, not to mention lead to flooding which can cause expensive damage to your home. For anyone living where hurricanes are possible, there are things you can do to help in case the hurricane travels down your path. To start, since flooding is likely to happen, it’s ...

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Service Repairs and Installations by Licensed Plumbers

Posted on August 11, 2014 by Melbourne Plumber

If you’re living in Melbourne, Florida and are having any kind of plumbing problems, give a local master plumber a call. Plumbers do service repairs and installation on many things and can help when you need them most. They can handle a variety of things such as: Plumbing Emergencies – Whether it’s a clogged toilet or shower that won’t drain, a master plumber can easily take care of any problem like this. Bathroom Remodels – If you want new fixtures or an entirely remodeled bathroom, a licensed plumber can help. They can install new showers, new water faucets, or repipe ...

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When is it Time for a New Garbage Disposal?

Posted on August 5, 2014 by Melbourne Plumber

Most plumbers would tell you that the average life span for any garbage disposal is about eight to 12 years. This, of course, depends on the make, model, and horse power (HP) of the unit you have. It can also depend greatly on how often you use it and for what. If you just use it occasionally and for light food items it will generally last longer. If you use it daily and try to grind up thick items like old chicken bones or orange peels, chances are you’ll either get a clogged disposal or you’ll likely be needing a ...

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Why You Need to Hire a Professional to Install Your Gas Pipes

Posted on July 30, 2014 by Melbourne Plumber

Anytime a business or homeowner needs to change pipes or plumbing, hiring a Master Plumber is a good idea. In addition to being an expert in the field of plumbing, they also know and understand what types of jobs require permits. A licensed Master Plumber can help to get the permit in place before any work is done, making sure the business or homeowner is following all the local rules and regulations. This is important so that no one has to pay any fines for being in violation. Gas piping is a little different than tradition pipes plumbers might work ...

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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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