Leaking Pipes: Repair or Replace

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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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5 Factors to Consider Before Hiring a Plumber

Posted on December 26, 2022 by Melbourne Plumber

If you encounter plumbing problems such as leaky pipes, dripping faucets, clogged drains, or running toilets, you should know that it’s time to contact a professional plumber. Continue reading this article to find out some factors you should consider before hiring a professional plumber in Melbourne, FL. Consider These Things before Hiring a Plumber Choosing the wrong plumber can turn your plumbing experience into a nightmare. They can ruin your entire plumbing system. Therefore, it is essential to take your time and find a professional, reputable, and experienced plumber to avoid any problems. Choose a Well-known Company A crucial step ...

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Dishwasher Not Draining?

Posted on December 9, 2022 by Melbourne Plumber

One of the many appliances we have in the modern area which helps make our lives a little bit easier is the dishwasher. This device sprays your dirty dishes down with water and detergent then rinses and dries them as well. Your dishes come out (mostly) spotless and sanitized. Modern dishwashers are really something to behold. When modern appliances like dishwashers start to malfunction we are often burdened by this inconvenience. Toaster not toasting bread that well anymore? Garbage disposal getting clogged? Dishwasher not draining anymore? These are all annoying events. Today we will be speaking about the latter of ...

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How Plumbers Get Paid

Posted on December 2, 2022 by Melbourne Plumber

Many people cringe when they have to hire a professional to work on their home. They know that paying a service to show up and perform a skilled task at their home requires a significant payment. That is the unfortunate reality of home-owning. But, it should be said that when it comes to paying plumbers, its not all the same. Many large plumbing companies with several trucks or more will actually pay their employees a commission (%) of the job. And though we are not accusing plumbers of being dishonest in any way, there will always be your bad apple ...

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Does Putting a Brick in my Toilet Tank Save Water?

Posted on November 18, 2022 by Melbourne Plumber

If you have ever seen an old brick resting in a toilet tank and wondered to yourself "what in the world?", you are in good company. Many people have never heard of the old wives tale of why you should put a brick in your toilet tank. Its not there to ward off evil spirits or balance the alkalinity of the water. No. Its there because someone came up with the idea that by putting a brick in the tank you can save water and therefore save money. As a professional plumber in the Melbourne FL area,  I am here ...

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8 Common Problems Seen Within Plumbing

Posted on September 27, 2022 by Melbourne Plumber

Whether you rent or own a home, you will likely be faced with a plumbing problem at least once. However, many of the problems seen that involve plumbing will not be detectable right away. When these problems are not addressed, this can result in major repairs. Normally, an issue with the plumbing will be caused by age and normal wear. While it may seem simple to fix the problems, it is better to leave them to the pros. With that, below we have listed some common problems seen within plumbing. Faucets that Leak A leaky faucet is a big deal ...

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Why is My Tub Changing Colors?

Posted on August 9, 2022 by Melbourne Plumber

Sometimes you may notice parts or all of your bathtub will start to change colors. This is more common than you may think. In this article we go into the various reasons why your tub may be changing colors. The number one reason for coloring in your tub is hard water. Hard water is basically water which has high mineral deposits. The colors left behind by hard water can be orange or brown in nature. Limestone deposits may form in your pipes over time as well. You can prevent all of this by hiring a plumber to install a water ...

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How Does a Person Become a Plumber?

Posted on May 31, 2022 by Melbourne Plumber

Those looking to learn a trade like plumbing often want to know where and how to start. The road to becoming a plumber is like that of many other trades. In this article we will discuss the path that one must take to become a licensed professional plumber. High School Diploma or General Equivalency  Plumbing requires that you have a good grasp on science and math. These skills are learned all throughout school but are fine-tuned in high school. It is important to complete these courses at the high school level. Vocational Training You don't need a college degree to ...

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Should I Use a Liquid Drain Cleaner or a Plumbing Snake?

Posted on May 17, 2022 by Melbourne Plumber

Drain clogs happen. They are a part of life. More times than not the culprit is a mix of soap and biological debris aka hair and skin cells. But this is not always the case. There can be physical items blocking your drain as well. This is why it is important to know which type of method you should use to unclog your drain. First thing's first. How long has your clog exited? Did it happen suddenly? Or did it slowly build to this point? These questions will help you figure out what type of drain cleaning mechanism you should ...

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How Can I Block my Tub Drain Without a Plug?

Posted on May 3, 2022 by Melbourne Plumber

People often move into a home and are forced to deal with what the last tenant or owner left behind. Many times this boils down to lack of a certain item. In this case we are talking about having a tub that has no plug. How can you block the tub with no plug? This article is only a temporary fix and we suggest buying the proper plug for your drain. There are ways to block it off right now if need be. I. Plastic Bag or Film Plastic is a useful material in many ways. When it comes to ...

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