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Plumbing Problems after Rainstorms

Posted on June 5, 2015 by Melbourne Plumber

A surge in the amount of rain you get around your home can cause significant damage to your home and plumbing system.  There’s nothing worse than gray water backing up your toilets and showers after a flooding episode in your area.  If there has been a long period of dry weather in your area followed by a lot of or flooding, this can very well happen in your home.  Here are some things to look for after a severe rainstorm: Ruptured Piping: A ruptured pipe can be caused from the ground shifting and putting pressure on the pipes that are ...

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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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